MONDAY’S PREP BRIEFS
KLAVER MEDALIST, NEH BOYS WIN: Trevor Klaver fired a medalist round of 41 and Logan Seiser was the runner-up with a 42, as they led the Northeast Hamilton boys’ golf team to an Iowa Star Conference triangular win yesterday at the Dows Golf Course.
The Trojans shot a 182. Don Bosco finished with a 192, Waterloo Christian a 199.
Andy Olson added a 49 for NEH. Kyle Leksell fired a 50.
TROJANS RUN TO TITLE: The Northeast Hamilton boys’ track team won nine events and piled up 206 points to win the team title by 113 points at last night’s Dream Builders Invite on the campus of the Meskwaki Settlement School.
Individual winners included Gabe Rapp in the shot put (40 feet,5 inches), Steven Smith in the 1,600 (5:12.90) and 3,200 (11:14.76), and Tyler Smith in the open 800 (2:16.60), 110 high hurdles (17.40) and 400 hurdles (1:02.40).
The Trojans also grabbed gold in the 4×400 (3:54.90), 4×800 (10:56.00), 1,600 medley (4:07.90) and shuttle hurdle (1:25.56) relays.
JEFFERS LEADS NEH GIRLS: Senior Jennifer Jeffers provided the largest portion of points for the Northeast Hamilton girls’ track team at last night’s Dream Builders Invite at the Meskwaki Settlement School.
Jeffers’ versatility led to top-three finishes in three individual events. She opened her night by placing second in the discus (87 feet, 4 inches). She added a gold medal in the 400-meter dash (1:04.70) and silver in the 800 (2:40.70).
Courtney Elsberry was third in the 400 hurdles (1:28.60), and the Trojets’ 4×400 relay (4:48.00) also brought home bronze.
HOWARD GRABS MORE GOLD, SH BOYS 4th AT OGDEN: Devin Howard mopped up in the sprints and Triston Twedt again owned the 400-meter hurdles for the South Hamilton boys’ track team at last night’s Ogden Invitational.
Howard, a two-time state medal winner in Class 2A last year, won the 100- (11.62) and 200-meter (22.64) dashes, while Twedt raced to gold in the hurdles (57.05).
Both were on the Hawks’ third-place 4×200 relay (1:37.19); Twedt opened the shuttle hurdle relay (1:06.64), which was also third.
Jacob Bennett (133-1) and Lucas Olson (117-5) took the top two spots in the discus. Josh Doering added a silver medal in the 110 high hurdles (17.06), as did Zach Zoske in the long jump (18-7).
South Hamilton was fourth in the team race with 95 points. Greene County (134) won the title.
HAWK GIRLS WIN RELAY, 4th AT OGDEN: Kayla Monthei, Allyson Ervin, Kayla Lucas and Meghan Fisher banded together to give the South Hamilton girls’ track team the top spot in the 4×800-meter relay at last night’s Ogden Invitational.
They crossed the finish line in 10:38.73.
South Hamilton was fourth in the team standings with 74 points, 96 behind meet champion Roland-Story (170).
Rachel Huegerich was second in the 3,200-meter run (13:14.54), as were the 4×200 (1:54.95) and sprint medley (1:59.54) relays. Kali Lucas, Kaitlin fisher and Meghan Fisher were on both relays.
Eliana Lowry added a bronze medal in the high jump (4-10).
LYNX GIRLS’ TENNIS FALLS TO BOONE: Lynne Chalfant survived a marathon singles match to claim the lone victory for the Webster City girls’ tennis team against Boone on the Toreadors’ home courts yesterday.
Chalfant, playing in the No. 4 position, dropped the first set, then rallied in a pair of tiebreakers to stop Sammy Troe 4-6, 7-6 (7-5). Chalfant won the ultimate tiebreaker, 10-5.
Cambria Hoffmann fell in the final tiebreaker in the No. 1 bout against Kelly Greiner. Hoffmann lost the first set, 6-4, before rebounding to take the second set, 6-4. Greiner prevailed in the tiebreaker, 10-4.
“Lynne and Cambria played really well,” WCHS head coach Heather Kierzek said after her team fell to Boone, 8-1. “Actually all of the girls played well, but Boone’s always a tough team to go up against. The girls are really showing improvement though.”
WCHS will return to its home courts on Thursday to take on Fort Dodge St. Edmond at 4:30 p.m.