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Rebel girls win tenth straight invitational

Monday, May 16, 2005

ARMSTRONG - Two more Sioux Central girls track and field records fell here Tuesday afternoon, and the Rebels won their tenth consecutive meet of the season by capturing the North Kossuth Invitational title.

Sioux Central won the 12-team meet with 96 points to 59 for North Kossuth and 53 for third-place Alta. CWL was fourth with 48 points.

According to Rebel coach Ken Rachuy, his team's haven't lost an invitational meet all season.

"I don't think it has set in with the girls what a truly remarkable season they have had," Rachuy said. "This 2005 team will be talked about for many years. Now we have one meet left to see who we can get down to state."

The school record setters Tuesday for the Rebels were Samantha Halverson's first place toss in the discus (120 feet, .75 inches), and the fifth-place sprint medley team of Leah Whittenberg, Nicole Scheiber, Christina Blomgren and Caitlin Patten (1 minute, 59.50 seconds).

Adding first places in open events for Sioux Central were Kayla Bright in the 100 meter dash (12.9 seconds) and Shana Hamilton in the 800 meters (2:35.50).

The shuttle hurdle relay team of Jennifer Haraldson, Abbey Biedenfeld, Beth Ehlers and Tricia Hogrefe took first in 1:09.05, with the 4x100 team of Hogrefe, Brooke Loving, Scheiber and Bright winning in 52.46 seconds. The 4x800 team of Nicole Lindquist, Hamilton, Lani Powers and Briana Scharn was second in 10:33.70.

Hogrefe made it a 1-2 finish in the 100 dash, taking second in 13.04 seconds. Scharn was second in the 400 hurdles in 1:07.70 while Biedenfeld took second in the 100 hurdles in 16.25 seconds.

Scharn added fourth places in the 400 dash (1:03.70) and long jump (15-2), while Robyn Daly was fourth in the 3000 meters in 12:36.70. Bright was fifth in the 200 dash in 27.84 seconds and Daly added a fifth in the 1500 meter run in 5:54.80.

In taking third, the Alta girls were led again by sophomore Dee Hinkeldey, who set three meet records in winning the long jump, 400 meters and 400 hurdles. She won the long jump with a leap of 16-8.5), the 400 meters in 59.09 seconds and the 400 hurdles in 1 minute, 6 seconds.

Cyclone middle distance and distance runner Katie Connolly was second in the 1500 meters in 5:48.90 and Alta's sprint medley relay team took second in 1:57.20.

Terra Miller added a third place in the discus with a toss of 96-9.25 and sophomore Jahde Hammer was third in the open 800 meters in 2:39.00.

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