Tigers earn all-conference honors at track & field meet
Several Morris Area athletes received all-conference honors by taking first or second place at the West Central Conference South track and field meet Thursday at Grove City.
Many personal records were achieved. The top eight places were awarded in 18 events.
This Thursday the Tigers host eight teams for the Sub-Section 21 meet at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Field events begin at 4 p.m. and running events start at 4:30. The top five individuals and first- and second-place relay teams will advance to the Section 6A meet May 29 at Minnesota State University, Moorhead.
Tiger fans are encouraged to come out to the UMM campus and cheer on the track and field teams. The Morris Eagles will be grilling burgers and brats.
Rachel Moser and Tina Larson earned all-conference accolades for the girls' team.
Moser took first in two events. She ran the 100-meter dash in 13.22, winning by .04 seconds. Her jump of 9 feet in the pole vault was six inches higher than the next competitor.
Tina Larson won the 400-meter dash recording her personal best time of 1:02.79
The 4X200 relay of Katie Huot, Larson, Kelsey Loew, and Moser placed third with a time of 1:56.34.
The 4X400 relay team of Huot, Moser, Loew, and Larson placed fourth with a time of 4:21.97. It was a record time for the team.
Loew finished sixth in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 54.00.
Katia Vantries took sixth place in the shot put with a throw of 27-08.5. She narrowly missed placing in the discus with a throw of 82-07 for ninth place.
The 4X800 relay team of Christine Schneider, Brooke Anderson, Kelly Mahoney, and Megan Thooft finished in seventh place with a time of 11:29.88. It was also a record for this team.
The 4X100 relay team of April Morales, Tara Fehr, Erica Domnick, and Julia Sauder placed eighth with a time of 58.54.
Tara Fehr finished 11th in the pole vault with a 7-0, while Huot was 12th with a 6-6.
The Tiger girls finished the meet in seventh place with 50 points scored. Benson/ Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg won the meet with a score of 157.50. Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd came in second with 132 points.
Two Tiger relay teams took all-conference honors, along with Lincoln Arnold, Jackson Henrich, Stefan Lemke, and Taylor Nohl.
The Tigers' 4X200 relay of Corey Nohl, Matt Wulf, Taylor Nohl, and Arnold placed first with a team-record time of 1:34.33.
Arnold took first place in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.28.
Henrich took first in the shot put with a personal-record toss of 44-4.5.
The 4X400 relay of Arnold, Matt Wulf, Corey Nohl, and Taylor Nohl placed second with a team-record time of 3:30.96.
Taylor Nohl finished second in the 400-meter dash with a personal-record time of 51.11.
Henrich took second place in the discus with a throw of 134-0.
Lemke placed second in the 1600-meter run with a time of 4:54.32.
The 4X100 relay team of Steve Sarlette, Geoff Brustuen, Tom Kloos, and Corey Nohl placed third with a time of 47.06.
Josh Love took fourth place, a achieved a personal record, in the shot put with his throw of 42-1.
Kloos was fourth in the long jump with a 19-6, a personal record.
Eric Goette was fourth in the pole vault with a personal record of 11-6.
Lemke finished fourth in the 3200-meter run with a time of 10:54.67.
Henrich took fourth place in the triple jump with a 37-10.
Cody Cannon was fifth in two events. He took fifth place in the triple jump with a 37-8. His time of 45.69 in the 300-meter hurdles was a personal record.
The 4X800 relay team of Nathan Fangmeier, Cody Kill, Cannon, and Goette took sixth with a time of 9:32.47. This was a record for the team.
Ben Ehlers finished sixth in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:06.67.
Wulf was sixth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 55.07.
Conor Arnold took seventh in the shot put with a throw of 41-.5.
Sarlette took eighth place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.4.
Tyler Evink took eighth place in the discus with a throw of 113-5, a personal record.
Cannon placed ninth in the pole vault with an 10-6.
Brustuen was 10th in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.73.
Roy Reese was 10th in the 3200-meter run with a time of 11:37.31.
Love took 11th place in the discus with a 107-4.
As a team the Tigers finished in second place with a score of 114. Montevideo took first place with 144 points.