Gorilla boys track team takes home second in Corsica

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Aaron Voigt

The Gorillas traveled to Corsica yesterday for the Jaguar Invitational. There were eight teams competing in the meet. The Boys placed second with 120 points behind Corsica/ Stickney which had 160. The girls placed 6th. The Corsica/Stickney girls also won the meet with 167 points.

The boy’s 3200 meter relay team and the medley relay team both placed 4th with a time of 9:58. Blake Boes placed 4th in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 18.76 and 3rd in high jump with a jump of 5’9″. Peyton Feyereisen also placed 5th with a time of 18.98 and Joseph Veskrna 6th in the 110 hurdles with a time of 19.94. Veskrna also placed 2nd in the 300 hurdles with a time of 43.95. Johan Anderson placed 3rd in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.82. The 800 meter relay team placed 4th with a time of 1:41. Aaron Voigt placed 3rd in the 1600 meter run with a time of 4:49 and 2nd in the 3200 with a time of 10:40. The freshman/sophomore 400 meter relay team placed 2nd with a time of 50.39, and the varsity 400 meter relay team also placed 2nd with a time of 47.09. Jayd VanDerWerff placed 3rd in the 300 hurdles with a time of 44.1 and 1st in long jump with a jump of 19’6.5″. Triv Vosika placed 2nd in high jump with a jump of 5’9″, and Robert Vomacka placed 3rd in triple jump with a jump of 37’9″. The freshman/sophomore 1600 meter relay team placed 2nd with a time of 4:07, and the varsity 1600 team placed 1st with a time of 3:41.08.

The girl’s 800 meter relay team placed 6th with a time of 2:05, and the 400 meter relay team placed 3rd with a time of 58.95. The 1600 meter relay team placed 5th with a time of 4:44.01, and the weight relay, which is a 400 meter relay with shot put and discus throwers, placed 2nd with a time of 57.62. Megan Warnke placed 3rd in high jump with a jump of 4’8″, and Ivy Ekroth placed 5th in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:56. Lauren Svatos placed 1st in the 100 meter and 300 meter hurdles with times of 17.22 and 53.26, and Jacey Feyereisen placed 3rd in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 18.57 and 4th in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 57.42.

The Gorilla Track Team’s next meet will be Saturday, April 30, in Platte/Geddes starting at 10:00 a.m.