Track: Red Wing boys fourth at Missota Relays, girls place sixthRed Wing’s boys track and field team won the 4x100, 4x200, 4x300 hurdles, 1,600 sprint medley, distance medley relays Tuesday at the Missota Conference Relays in Shakopee as the Wingers finished fourth out of eight teams.
By: R-E Sports Staff, The Republican Eagle
Red Wing’s boys track and field team won the 4x100, 4x200, 4x300 hurdles, 1,600 sprint medley, distance medley relays Tuesday at the Missota Conference Relays in Shakopee as the Wingers finished fourth out of eight teams.
Red Wing scored 147 points and finished behind meet winner Farmington, which scored 177 points. Chanhassen took second with 161 points and Shakopee finished third with 149 points.
The 4x100 relay team won by more than a second over Holy Angels with a time of 50.05 seconds while the 4x200 relay edged out Chanhassen by seven tenths of a second.
The 4x300 hurdles relay team won in 2:57.93 and the 1,600 sprint medley won in 3:42.8. The distance medley finished in 11:28.69 to beat out Farmington, which finished in 11:28.82.
Girls win two events
The distance and field events keyed the Red Wing girls track and field team to a sixth-place finish at the Missota Conference Relays in Shakopee.
The Wingers won the discus, took second in the shot put and took second in triple jump events while the 4x800-meter relay team won and the distance medley relay placed third. The meet took the distances from three throwers and added them together to determine a winner.
Maggie Jonas, Macy Kelly and Tescha Siewert won the discus with a combined distance of 298 feet, 3 inches. That same team finished second in the shot put to Shakopee with a distance of 96-7 1/4.
Ali Anderson, Ruby Buck and Emily Stegora took second in the triple jump with a distance of 99-4 1/2.
Kelsee Anderson, Adrienne Hicks, Elise Leise and Abbey Schnaith won in 10 minutes, 3.51 seconds with Hicks and Schnaith running their best splits of the year, according to head coach Jesse Nelson.
Schnaith ran her split in 2:27 despite spraining an ankle just prior to the race in the high jump. Hicks ran her split in 2:34.