Anderson, 4×400 win gold for NEH girls, boys at Dream Builder Invitational
MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT – The Northeast Hamilton girls’ and boys’ track teams both won one event and combined to bring home nine medals from last night’s Dream Builder Invitational.
The Trojans compiled 51 points to finish third in the boys’ team standings behind South Tama (164) and Waterloo Columbus (63).
South Tama also cruised to the girls’ team title with 140 points. Northeast Hamilton (26) was fifth.
Nick Jeffers, Kyle Pruismann, Logan Seiser and Tyler Smith banded together to win the 4×400-meter relay in 3:44.18 for the Trojans. Pruismann, Seiser and Smith were joined by Kyler Rapp on the runner-up 1,600 medley (4:04.94). Rapp, Ernest Schutt, Bryce Vanlangen and CJ Smith made up the silver-medal shuttle hurdle relay (1:27.90).
Jeffers finished second in the 200 (24.58) and third in the discus (121-11). Tyler Smith was third in the 400 (54.90) and CJ Smith finished in the same spot in the 400 low hurdles (1:19.83).
Andi Anderson won a gold medal in a second straight meet. After winning the high jump at last Friday’s Ballard Invitational, she was the first to cross the finish line in the girls’ 400 (1:08.13) last night.
Berhana Brown, Makayla Tapper, Devyn Vankooen and Lydia Winker earned third-place points for the Trojets in the 4×400 (5:22.55).
Howard sets Ogden Coed Relays records in 100, 200; Hawks third
OGDEN – Devin Howard set two more meet records and the South Hamilton boys’ track team placed third with 81 1/2 points at last night’s Ogden Coed Relays.
Howard blazed to victories in the 100- (11.36 seconds) and 200-meter dash (22.63).
Zach Zoske and Caleb Olson were also individual winners for the Hawks. Zoske bested the 400 field (54.21) and Olson was the fastest in the 800 (2:07.35).
Drake Thompson finished third in the 400 (54.74).
The Hawks 1,600 medley relay was second (3:49.10), while the 4×800 (8:45.61) took third.
Roland-Story (126 points) and Greene County (98) finished at the top of the standings.
Girls’ results weren’t known as of press time.