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Masters, Spielman pace Tornado boys to first at Estherville Invitational

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Logan Masters and Alex Spielman finished 1-2 in both the hurdle events here Friday night to lead the Storm Lake boys track and field team to a first-place finish in the Estherville Invitational.

The Tornadoes used their strong depth to finish with 125 points to 124 for Okoboji and 77 for Spencer.

In the 110 high hurdles, Masters won in 15.24 seconds while Spielman was second in 15.59 seconds. In the 400 meter lows, Masters was first in 56.75 seconds and Spielman second in 59.17.

"We had a great night on the track," said Storm Lake coach Jeff Brennan. "We set 14 personal bests in individual events alone."

The other first place for the Tornadoes was Kevin Wulfekuhler in the 800 meters, finishing with a personal record (PR) of 2 minutes, 7.6 seconds.

Taking seconds for Storm Lake were Derrick Randall in the 200 meter dash (23.165, PR), Wulfekuhler in the 1600 meter run ( 4:49.03, PR), freshman Federico Mendoza in the 3200 meters (10:38.51, PR), and Tony Raveling in the shot put (47 feet, 2.50 inches (PR)

Storm Lake's 4x400 relay team of Lance Eddie, Masters, Tyson Brandt and Randall was second with a season's best time of 3:32.89.

Adding thirds for the Tornadoes were Brandt in the 400 dash (54.57 seconds, PR), and the 4x100 relay team of Villagomez, Spielman, Brandt and Randall (46.16 seconds). Also Masters and Zach Manteufel tied for third in the high jump with leaps of 5-8.

Adam Sorbe took fourth in the open 800 with a PR time of 2:11.27, while Manteufel was fourth in the long jump (18-5.50, PR). The 4x200 team of Chom Thammavongsa, Mitch McCabe, Alex Kwikkel and Randall was fourth in 1:38.04.

Randall added a fifth in the in the 100 dash in a personal record time of 11.50 seconds. The 4x400 relay team of Sorbe, A.J. Croker, Jones and Tucker was sixth in 9;03.91) while the 1600 medley relay team of Villagomez, Manteufel, Matt Adams and McCabe was sixth in 4:04.98.

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