Wakeley and Henneman Top Placers at O-C Invite

By Clare Wiltse, Sports Contributor

Coach Steve Hosch used the O-C Invite for a tune up for the district track meet coming up on Wednesday May 13.  The Cougar boys scored in three individual events and skipped the relays.  They tallied 16 points and finished 8th.


Jon Christiansen competed in just the long jump and had P.R. leap of 19 feet 8 inches.  He placed fourth.


Chevy Henneman ran a 52.4 400M and took second.  Benny Estrada won his heat in a P. R. 54.3.  He finished in fifth place.


Joey O’Connor ran his best 3200M race of the season.  His clocked an 11:13.8 took the fifth place medal.  Dylan Hardeman ran a P.R. time of 2:12 in the 800M, but finished just out of the medals.


The Lady Cougars had nine scoring entries as they scored 35 points for a 7th place finish.


Kelly Wakeley took the silver in the long jump with a leap of 15 feet 6 inches.  Her triple jump of 32 feet 0.75 inch was good for fifth place.


The 1600M girls, Sophia Henneman and Tessie Collins both set P.R.s as they took third  and sixth place.    Sophia turned  in a 6:05.0 and Tessie a 6:12.0.  Coach Hosch was pleased to see how hard they competed to move up in the last lap.


In the sprints Northeast got a fifth in the 100M from Cierra French and a fourth from Brianne Haskell in the 200M. Cierra had a time of 13.5 and made the finals of the 200M with a P.R. of 28.2.  Brianne posted her career best of 27.9   The 400M relay team changed order with Cierra handing to Brianne followed by Madie Ronnfeldt and Kelly Wakeley and had their best time of the season at 54.2 for a 3rd place.


In the discus, Abby Peterson continued to improve as she threw 111 feet 7 inches and took fourth place.  It was a tough day for Darcey Simonson who had four throws sail out of bounds.  She took fifth on her one good toss of the day, 107 feet 4 inches.

About katcountryhub
I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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