Track: Wingers win home dual meetRed Wing boys and girls track teams each won a dual meet against Academy of Holy Angels Wednesday in Red Wing.
By: R-E Sports Staff, The Republican Eagle
Red Wing boys and girls track teams each won a dual meet against Academy of Holy Angels Wednesday in Red Wing.
The girls team scored 109 points and won 10 events to win by 41 points.
Maggie Jonas won the throwing events for the Wingers with a throw of 37 feet, 8 1/2 inches in the shot put and had a throw of 113 in the discus to win. Jonas led a bevy of Red Wing throwers. The Wingers took the top five spots in each event.
Morgan Lyons added a win in the pole vault by clearing 9 feet and Adrienne Hicks won the high jump.
Red Wing won six track events with Julia Hofer winning the 3,200-meter run in 14 minutes, 14.17 seconds. Seventh-grader Elise Leise won the 800 in 2:33.57. Senior Abbey Schnaith, who did not run in the 800, won the 400 in 1:03.18.
Emily Stegora won two events – the 100 hurdles in 16.55 and the 300 hurdles in 49.44.
The 4x800 relay team also won in 11:11.43.
Boys win 13 events
Red Wing won 13 events on the boys side to score 114 points and beat Holy Angels, which scored 69 points.
Seniors Christian Leitner, Jonny Banks and Alex Byrne each won two events for the Wingers. Leitner won the 1,600 and the 3,200 while Banks won the discus and triple jump, Byrne won the pole vault and long jump. Leitner finished the 1,600 in 4:44.92 and led a trio of Red Wing runners. Joe Partington took second and Meyer Beckner finished third in the event. Leitner ran the 3,200 in 9:47.64 and won by more than a minute.
Banks had a leap of 36-10 1/2 in the triple jump and Tyler Rea placed second with a jump of 35-1 1/4. Banks won the discus with a throw of 110-3 and beat teammate Jason Berg, who had a throw of 105-4. Tanner Kruger finished third.
The 4x800 relay team won in 10:17.77 while Tanner Kramp won the 100 in 11.98. The 4x200 relay won as well, in 1:34.10 and the 4x400 team won in 3:44.07.
Andy Gehn took first in the 400 in 53.92 and Trent VanLoon was second in 57.07. Tyler Rea won the 300 hurdles in 43.29. Aiden Winn won the 800 in 2:07.01, a full 14 seconds faster than the second-place finisher.