Menno won five events to finish in the top three of the Scotland Invitational

Scotland won five events and finished second in five more to finish in the top three of both the boys and girls team titles at the Scotland Invitational on Tuesday.

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SCOTLAND, S.D. – The Menno boys and girls track and field team won five events and finished second in five more to finish in the top three of both the girls and boys team rankings at the Scotland Invitational on Tuesday.

Brayden Sattler won the boys high jump at 5 feet, 7 inches. The 4x800-meter relay team and 1600 sprint medley team had two first-place finishes for Menno, helping the team finish second in the team standings with 86 points, just behind first-place Viborg-Hurley with 122 points.

Kadeyn Ulmer, Cody Munkvold, Chris Kessler and Isaac Fergen were apart of the 4x800-meter relay team that finished first with a time 9 minutes, 54.31 seconds. Sattler, Trent Guthmiller, Owen Eitemiller and Ulmer finished first in the 1600 sprint medley with a time of 4 minutes, 4.27 seconds.

Viborg-Hurley won four events of their own to secure first-place while Irene-Wakonda finished third with 75 points, Bon Homme took fourth with 74 points and and Corsica-Stickney finished fifth with 70 points.

George Johnson won the 100-meter run for the Cougars with a time of 11.11 seconds and the 200-meter run at a time of 24.11 seconds. Devin Sayler also won the 800-meter run, finishing with a time of 2 minutes, 21.04 seconds.


The Cougars 4x400-meter relay team, consisting of Chance Schoellerman, Sayler, Johnson and Gage Goettertz finished with a time of 3 minutes, 54.29 seconds to win the fourth event for the team.

Corsica-Stickney’s Cole Feenstra won the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 16.40 seconds and the 300-meter hurdles at 44.79 seconds. Caden Van Drongelen also won the long jump for the Jaguars with a leap of 9 feet, 0.25 inches.

Scotland’s Logan Sayler won the 400-meter run (56.88 seconds), while Bon Homme’s Nate Hall won the 1,600 (5 minutes, 21.11 seconds) and Chapin Cooper captured the triple jump at 38 feet, 2 inches.

Irene-Wakonda’s Miles Pollman won the shot put with a throw of 44 feet, 11 inches and threw 120 feet, 11 inches to win the discus.

On the girls side, Menno’s Ashton Massey won the triple jump at 32 feet, 7.5 inches and Raygen Diede won the shot put with a heave of 38 feet, 3 inches to help the team finish third in the team standings.

Centerville compiled 131.5 points to beat second-place Bon Homme, who finished with 99 points. Menno came in third-place with 93 points while Irene-Wakonda was fourth with 78 points and Scotland was fifth with 74 points.

The Tornadoes’ Lillie Eide won the 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 36.03 seconds, while Tessa Eide raced to a win in the 1600-meter run at 6 minutes, 22.38 seconds. Brea Austin won the 3200-meter run (14 minutes, 38.22 seconds), while Bailey Hansen won the 100-meter hurdles (17.45 seconds) and the 300-meter hurdles (51.93 seconds).

Bon Homme’s Taycee Ranek won the 100-meter run with a time of 13.71 seconds. Teammate Roper Lhotak won the 400-meter run (1 minute, 10.90 seconds) and Erin Heusinkveld, Jurni Vavruska, Olivia Bures and Ranek won the 4x100-meter relay in 53.96 seconds.


Avon’s Courtney Sees leaped 15 feet, 11.5 inches to take the long jump while Scotland’s Delanie VanDriel won the discus with a throw of 112 feet, 7 inches.

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