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Huron makes home debut in invitational

Posted: Monday, Apr 14th, 2014

Huron’s Sydney Shillingstad runs with the baton after taking it from teammate Maddie Willemessen during a relay event on Friday. In the next photo, Miller’s Carter Kindle competes in the finals of the triple jump on Friday during the Huron Invitational. PHOTOS BY MIKE CARROLL/PLAINSMAN

HURON — The Huron Tiger boys’ and girls’ track teams hosted the Huron Invitational Friday at Tiger Stadium.

While no team scores were kept, the Tigers did have several top-10 finishes.

For the girls’ team in the sprints, Latavia Williams, Sydney Shillingstad, Deyonna Little and Jecelyn Wehde posted top-10 results.

Williams and Shillingstad had theirs in the 100 meters, where they ran fourth (13.49 seconds) and fifth (13.56), respectively.

Wehde finished tied for sixth in the 400 with a time of 64.85.

Little had a pair of these finishes as she was fourth in the 400 (63.79) and fifth in the 200 (28.14).

In the hurdles, Huron’s Samantha Zell finished 10th in both the 100 meter hurdles (19.76) and 300 meter hurdles (55.86).

The Tiger girls’ relay teams had two teams finish in the top-7 in both the 400 and 800 relay, while the 1,600 relay team was fifth (4:26.50).

In the 400 relay the Tigers were third (53.66) and seventh (57.56) while in the 800 relay they finished first (1:53.89) and fifth 2:04.24.

In the field events the Huron girls had someone place in each of the events except the high jump where no Tiger competed.

In the pole vault Kamelia Schneider finished fourth with an effort of 9-feet 6-inches.

While in the long jump Tarryn Kissner was fifth with a leap of 15-1 and Asia King was fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 31-10.

In the throwing events Huron’s Madison Witte was fifth in the shot put with a distance of 33-9, while Katie Schoenfelder was fifth in the discus with a throw of 105-01.

On the boys’ side for the Tigers, Zac Brown had the only top-10 finish in the sprints as he finished seventh in the 100 with a time of 11.76.

Huron had a trio of top-10 finishes in the 300 hurdles as Kyle Corbett was fifth (45.80), Brenden Corbett was eighth (53.93) and Alex Lilleskov was ninth (53.95).

The Tigers had three relays teams with top-7 finishes as in the 400 they finished fifth (47.34) and sixth (48.57), while in the 800 they were seventh with a 1:42.12.

Huron only had pole vaulter Sam Carr competing in the field events and he cleared 10-9 to finish fifth.

The Tigers will compete in a quadrangular (Miller, Pierre, Winner) in Miller on Tuesday and then head for the Corn Palace Relays in Mitchell on Thursday.

Teams competing at the meet included Pierre, Aberdeen Central, Mitchell, Watertown and Miller.

Miller boys had a handful of standout finishes in the distance events, hurdles and triple jump.

In the distance events the Rustlers’ Cole Sargent finished first in the 3,200 (10:16.88) and was second in the mile 4:37.97, being nipped at the finish by Watertown’s Nick Reiffenberger who ran a 4.37.70.

Mason Breitling added another pair of top-10 finishes as he was 10th in the 800 (2:16.26) and was sixth in the 1,600 (4:53.65).

In the hurdles Carter Kindle was second in the 110 hurdles with a time of 17.34 and Jaren Wharton (19.52) was third.

In the 300 hurdles Kindle was sixth 46.40 and he also had a third-place finish in the triple jump with a leap of 37-5.25.

In the relays they ran ninth in the 400 (50.38); eighth in the 800 (1:47.31) and eighth (4:01.48) and ninth (4:06.17) in the 1,600.

For the Miller girls, Shae Knox had a pair of top-10 finishes in the 100 hurdles (eighth, 18.54) and 300 hurdles (52.32).

Miller’s relay teams finished ninth in the 400 (1:01.29) and eighth in the 800 (2:08.72).

For the complete article see the 04-12-2014 issue.

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