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Hershey youth track meet held in SL

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

STORM LAKE - On June 16th, seven individuals from Storm Lake competed in the 35th Annual Hershey's State Track Meet held in Marshalltown, Iowa. The athletes qualified by participating at the local qualifier held in Storm Lake on April 28th. This year there were 53 Local meets around the state with 3856 youth participating. At the state level there were over 900 competitors.

The Hershey's track meet is for girls and boys ranging from the ages of 9 years old through 14 years of age. Those competing this year at state were: Arwal Andrews, Danika Demers, Jake Heitman, Mackenzie Hupke, Brandon Rangel, Carter Shima, and Christopher Shima. The top eight individuals in each event receive a ribbon while each competitor receives a T-shirt for qualifying. All the results can be found at the following link: http://www.ci.marshalltown.ia.us/static/...

Results for the Storm Lake athletes are as follows:

9-10 Girls: Danika Demers-Standing Long Jump 5'2"(22nd), 400 Meter Dash 1:21.62(8th)

9-10 Boys:Carter Shima-Standing Long Jump 4'10"(31st), 50 Meter Dash 9.04(32nd), 100 Meter Dash 17.10(37th)

11-12 Girls: Mackenzie Hupke-Softball Throw 117' 1"(11th), 200 Meter Dash 33.28(20th)

Storm Lake's competitors at the Hershey track meet.
11-12 Boys: Jake Heitman-Standing Long Jump 6'0.5"(20th), 100 Meter Dash 15.67(25th)

Brandon Rangel-400 Meter Dash1:19.82(14th)

13-14 Girls:Arwal Andrews-100 Meter Dash 15.66(17th). 200 Meter Dash 33.46(13th)

13-14 Boys:Christopher Shima-Standing Long Jump 7'0"(8th), 800 Meter Run 2:45.33(13th), 1600 Meter Run 6:02.1

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