Alta boys run 3rd in Tomahawk field
The Alta boys had a strong early showing at the Tomahawk Relays in Cherokee Saturday.
The Cyclones placed third among ten teams in the meet with 68 points in the team standings, while Cherokee was first with 82 and Central Lyon second with 77.
Among other area teams, Galva-Holstein was fifth and Aurelia ninth.
"It was good to finally get outside and compete," Alta Coach Wendell Larson said. "Mike Huseman and a few other guys performed well today. We now have some initial times that we will look at and it will give us a mark to try to improve on."
Huseman shattered his own school record in the 100 meters, at 10.98 seconds, with teammate Jack Mills on his heels in 4th. Huseman also won the 200 meters in 22.62, and had a hand in the other Alta first place, running the anchor leg of the 4x100 relay team with Mills, Cody Nesbitt and Chris Schmitz.
Alta had second place finishes from Miah Haller in the discus at 128 feet and in the 4x200 with Schmitz, Mills, Nesbitt and Brady Randall.
Scott Radke was third in the 400 low hurdles at 62.53.
Other highlights included an 18-foot long jump by Mills to place 5th, and Randall's 42'8" shot put for a 5th. Ben Stevens was sixth in the high jump at 5'4" and sixth in the 400 meters as well.
Zach DeRoos was fifth in the 800 meters, and the shuttle hurdle team of Nesbitt, Schmitz, DeRoos and Mark Stender was fifth. Nesbitt, Schmitz, Stender and Josiah DeRoos was 7th in the 1600 medley. Robert Maharry ran sixth in the 1600.
The boys run in the Sac City Relays April 11 and host the Alta Coeds April 16.
Scharn places in 4 events for Rebel girls
The Sioux Central girls finished mid-pack in theie class at the Cherokee Tomahawk track meet Friday night.
HMS easily won the team standings with 108 points. Among area teams, Galva-Holsein was fifth, Siouc Central seventh, Aurelia 10th and Alta 11th out of 12 teams.
For the Rebel girls, Brooke Scharn led the way with seconds in the 100 hurdles (16.13) and 400 hurdles (1:11.73).
Jen Rushton was third in the 800 meters at 2:38.46; and Ashley Nelson was third in the 3000 at 12:15.14. Taking third in the shuttle hurdle relay was Stephanie Thompson, Caitlin Patten, Rachel Peterson and Brooke Scharn in 1:11.91. Taking fourth was the 4x100 team of Thompson, Peterson, Scharn and Kelsea Kulp. Fifth place finishes went to Caitlin Patten in the 200, Brittny Rebhuhn in the 400 hurdles and Brady Rebhuhn in the discus.