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Area athletes shine at Dan Lennon Invite in Vermillion

VERMILLION -- Andes Central's Kellie Winckler and Connor Florey took home titles at the Dan Lennon Class B high school track and field meet on Tuesday at the DakotaDome in Vermillion.

Florey took first place in the long jump with a leap of 19-feet, 9.25 inches His jump bested Alex Koepp, of Okoboji, Iowa, by two and a half inches.

Florey also took second place in the triple jump with a leap of 40-feet-11.50 inches.

Winckler took first place in the triple jump with a jump of 34 feet-10 inches. Her jump beat Sariah Cheadle, of Fulda, Minn., by two feet, nine and a half inches.

Keagan Ringling, of Platte-Geddes took first place in the boys' 800-meter dash with a time of 2 minutes, 6.14 seconds. He bested Trever Petersen of Deubrook Area by 0.61 of a second. Wessington Springs' Jase Kraft took fourth place with a time of 2:08.45.

Ringling also took fifth place in the boys' 1,600-meter run with a time of 4:53.88

Stephan Cournoyer, of Andes Central, took fifth place in the boys' 800-meter run with a time of 2:09.69. Aaron Lemon, from Mitchell Christian, came in seventh place with a time of 2:10.86.

In the 3,200-meter run Kraft came in first place with a time of 10:25.11. He bested James Valley Christian's Donnie Decker by less than one second.

In the boys' 1,600-meter relay, McCook Central/Montrose took second place with a time of 3:46.03 and Bon Homme finished in fifth place with a time of 3:48.15.

In the 4x200-meter relay Canistota came in fourth place with a time of 1:39.35.

Dean Frey, of Mount Vernon, took fifth place in the high jump with a jump of 6-feet-4. Frey took fifth place in the triple jump with a leap of 39-feet-9.

McCook Central/Montrose's Gavin Gassman took third place in the shot put with a throw of 47-feet.

In the sprint medley, McCook Central/Montrose took fourth place with a time of 3:56.50.

For the girls, Caitlin McLouth, of Bon Homme, took third place in the triple jump with a jump of 32-feet and Morgan Rothschadl, of Bon Homme, took sixth place with a jump of 31-feet-2.

Jamie Tschetter, of Freeman Academy, came in third place in the high jump event with a jump of 5-feet-2.

Destinni Girton, of Platte-Geddes, took fifth place with a jump of 5-feet-2.

Breeanna Souhrada, of Bon Homme, took fourth place in the shot put with a throw of 36-feet-4.

McLouth came in seventh place in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 10.11 seconds.

Skylar Forgey, of Colome, came in third place in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:32.40.

Rochelle Wynia, of Platte-Geddes, came in fifth place in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:55.43.

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