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MVL, SEU win at Tomahawk meet

May 17, 2013
The Journal

WINTHROP - The Minnesota Valley Lutheran boys edged out Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop at the Tomahawk Conference meet in Winthrop on Thursday.

MVL scored 119 points while GFW came in second with 110. Wabasso came in third place with a score of 47 and Springfield/Cedar Mountain/Comfrey placed fourth with 40 points. Sleepy Eye Unified came in fifth with 35 points.

On the girls side, Sleepy Eye Unified dominated the competition with 129 points. MVL came in second place with 65 points and SCMC came in third with 60 points. GFW placed fourth with 52 points and Wabasso came in fifth with 47 points.

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Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop senior Sam Gatton clears the bar at six feet during the Tomahawk Conference Track Meet Thursday in Winthrop.
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Matt Tessmer led MVL with three victories for the boys. He won the 100-meter dash in 11.1 seconds, the 200-meter dash in 22.6 and the 400-meter dash in 51.9.

Mario Gomez led Sleepy Eye Unified with victories in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:05.9 and in the 1600-meter run with a time of 4:58.4.

MVL's Justin Steffl won the 3200-meter run in 11:17.9 and Wabasso's Alden Salfer won the 110-meter hurdles in 16.1. Wabasso's TJ Fulton won the 300-meter hurdles in 43.2.

MVL won the 4x100 meter relay in 46.7 while SCMC won the 4x200 meter relay in 1:36.6. Wabasso took the 4x400 meter relay in 3:40.8 and GFW won the 4x800 meter relay in 9:12.0.

Sam Gatton of GFW won the high jump with a jump of 6-00.00 and GFW's Lucas Woods won the long jump with a jump of 20-10.00. Woods also won the triple jump with a 38-05.00.

GFW's Daniel Timm won the shot put with a toss of 44-09.00 and GFW's Shawn Jensen won the discus throw with a throw of 136-05.00.

For the girls, SCMC's Kylee Wells earned victories in the 100-meter dash in 12.9 seconds and in the 200-meter dash in 26.4. SCMC's Viche Rabb won the 400-meter dash in 1:03.2 and GFW's Jen Palmer won the 800-meter run in 2:40.4.

SEU's Kennedy Pelzel won the 1600-meter run in 5:50.6 and teammate Kari Schumacher won the 3200-meter run in 12:57.0.

SEU's Mariah Salfer won the 100-meter hurdles in 17.1 and Wabasso's Sarah Ludwig won the 300-meter hurdles in 51.1.

SEU took the 4x200-meter relay in 1:49.7 and GFW won the 4x400-meter relay in 4:23.5. SEU won the 4x800-meter relay in 10:19.3.

MVL's Rylee Weisensel won the high jump with a jump of 4-10.00 and Maggie Rauh of MVL won the long jump with a 16-00.00. SEU's Jessica Schmitz won the triple jump with a 34-11.00.

Wabasso's Angela Prokosch won the shot put with a throw of 34-03.00 and GFW's Lexi Jensen won the discus throw with a throw of 97-01.00

MVL's Tessmer and Sleepy Eye Unified's Schmitz were named athlete's of the meet.



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