Track and Field: Winger boys win, girls second
Both Red Wing track teams came away from the Kasson-Mantorville triangular with Northfield in good shape. The boys won the event with 87.5 points, while the girls took second with 67.5 points, just 5.5 points behind the first-place Raiders.
Including Omonte Bowens’ win in the 100-meter dash, the Wingers picked up wins in 12 events. Bowens’ time of 11.87 seconds was nearly 0.7 seconds faster than second place, while his 200 time of 23.8 was more than two seconds ahead of the competition.
Darrick Jackson continued the domination, winning the 400 in 52.57, and Aiden Winn took the 800 in 2:07.67. George Nemanich grabbed the 3,200 with a time of 10:48.11 to lead three other Wingers in the top four.
Lucas Knowlton won the 110 hurdles in 16.81, and the 400 relay team of Knowlton, Jordan Stingley, Jack Barlow and Bowens won in 47.78. Jackson, Joe Partington, Barlow and Winn won the 1,600 relay (3:42.11), and Jackson, Winn, Partington and Ryan Schnaith won the 3,200 relay (8:54.66).
Knowlton added another top finish with a long jump of 18 feet, 9 inches as Graham Johnson (41-8.57) and Zahvier Acosta (114-6.5) won the shot put and discus, respectively.
The Red Wing girls were led by Paige Patterson, who won the 100 in 13.42, and Elayna Meyer, who took the 400 in 1:06.06.
Lindsay Scribner won the 3,200 in 11:55.55 while Emily Stegora held off the field in the 100 hurdles in 17.14. The Wingers also won both the 1,600 (4:24.11) and 3,200 (10:23.35) relays, as well as the shot put with Jennifer Salter (33-8).
The Wingers will be in action again Tuesday at the Farmington Invitational.