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Alta places ninth at LeMars meet

Monday, April 8, 2002

Steve Hamer placed third in the 800 meters and the 4x800 relay team also took third as Alta finished ninth at the LeMars Gehlen Coed Invitational track and field meet on Wednesday night.

LeMars Gehlen won the team title with 457 points. Alta scored 223. Eleven teams participated.

Hamer posted a time of 2 minutes, 12.3 seconds in the 800 meters. He then teamed up with Derek Lietz, Charles Ryherd and Eric Holton to finish third in the 4x800 relay with a time of 9:15.3.

Alta's 4x400 relay team of Holton, Tyler Droegmiller, Justin DeMan and Lietz placed fifth in 3:57.64. Matt Page was sixth in the shot put with a throw of 44 feet, 9 inches.

Holton finished eighth in the 400 meters with a time of 57.19 seconds. Alta's 4x100 relay unit finished in eighth place with a time of 49.83 seconds.

Page took 11th in the discus in 114-4 1/2, while Jim Braunschweig was 13th in the long jump with a leap of 17-3.

Ryherd placed 12th in the 800 meters in 2:27.4. Braunschweig finished 12th in the 100 meters in 12.36 seconds.

Heath Stille placed 13th in the 1,600 meters in 5:45.16. Droegmiller was 13th in the 200 in 25.78 seconds. Ryan Nehring placed 16th in the 3,200 meters in 13:08.24.

Ryherd was 15th in the 400 meters in 1:02.88. Nate Hinkeldey was 16th in the 1,600 meters in 5:59.82.

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