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Region track roundup: Ethan/Parkston boys win 11 events in Region 5A, Kimball/White Lake girls three-peat in Region 6B

Ethan/Parkston won 11 boys events to run away with the Region 5A track and field meet Thursday.

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Ethan/Parkston's Ethan Poore races his way to first in the 800 meters during the Region 5A meet on Thursday, May 20 in Parkston. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Matt Gade

PARKSTON -- Ethan/Parkston won 11 boys events to run away with the Region 5A track and field meet Thursday.

Ethan/Parkston racked up 180 points, 50 more than second-place Madison. Mount Vernon/Plankinton was third with 106 points, Wagner was fourth with 86 and McCook Central/Montrose tallied 58 to finish fifth.

Cole Prunty won four events for Ethan/Parkston, racing to wins in the 100-meter dash (11.13 seconds), the 200-meter dash (23.44 seconds), the 110-meter hurdles (15.78 seconds) and the 300-meter hurdles (42.78 seconds).

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McCook Central/Montrose's Joe Loudenburg, center, races against Ethan/Parkston's Cole Prunty, left, and Madison's Kadin Hanscom in the 100 meter dash finals during the Region 5A meet on Thursday in Parkston. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Matt Gade

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Kolter Kramer won the 400 in 52.43 seconds, while Ethan Poore captured the 800 in 2 minutes, 12.14 seconds and Evan Bartelt won the 1,600 in 4 minutes, 54.86 seconds. David Brock won the 3,200 in 11 minutes, 55.09 seconds and Eric Gustafson won the shot put with a heave of 45 feet.

Ethan/Parkston’s 4x200 relay team of Sam Benson, Parker Hanselman, Cade Thuringer and Kramer won in 1 minute, 35.84 seconds and Jaron Nesheim, Bartelt, Gage Hohn and Poore won the 4x800 in 8 minutes, 55.79 seconds.

Wagner’s Jaden Peters breezed to a win in the pole vault (15 feet, 6 inches) and Malcolm Janis won the triple jump (42 feet, 9 1/2 inches). The Red Raider 4x400 relay team of Simon Freier, Henry Hayward, Lael Young and Toby Zephier won in 3 minutes, 45.70 seconds and Nolan Carda, Myles Kokes, Young and Freier won the sprint medley in 3 minutes, 59.13 seconds.

MVP’s Reed Rus captured the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 9 inches.

Berkeley Engelland won three events to help MVP to a third-place finish in the girls standings. The Titans totaled 112.5 points, while Madison (146) nipped Parker by one point for the title. Ethan/Parkston was fourth with 83.5 points and Wagner was fifth with 57.

Engelland won the 400 (1:00.92), 800 (2:27.80) and was third in the 100 (12.81 seconds). Engelland also joined Emilee Fox, Reagan Rus and Maria Baker to win the 4x400 relay in 4 minutes, 16.07 seconds.

Ethan/Parkston’s Lindsey Roth won the 1,600 (5:32.94) and Allison Ziebart won the triple jump (36 feet, 4 1/2 inches).

Wagner eighth-grader Ashlyn Koupal won the high jump (5 feet) and Elizabeth Woods won the 300 hurdles (49.20 seconds).

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Wagner's Ashlyn Koupal competes in the high jump during the Region 5A meet on Thursday in Parkston. (Matt Gade / Republic)
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Relays push KWL girls past Burke in Region 6B

AVON -- Kimball/White Lake won four relay races to edge Burke for its third consecutive Region 6B girls championship Thursday.

The WiLdKats finished with 142 points, 10 better than the Cougars. Bon Homme was third with 118 points, Andes Central/Dakota Christian was fourth with 97 and Platte-Geddes was fifth with 57.

KWL’s Kennedy Leiferman won the 200 in 27.40 seconds, while also joining Dani Deffenbaugh, Christine Gaulke and Ryann Grussing to win the 4x200 relay in 1 minute, 49.52 seconds. The same four runners won the sprint medley relay in 4 minutes, 35.18 seconds.

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Kimball/White Lake's Sidney McCord, left, Burke's Piper Hanson, center, and Andes Central/Dakota Christian's Josie Brouwer, right, compete in the 300-meter hurdles on Thursday at the Region 6B track and field meet in Avon. (Ryan Deal / Republic)

Deffenbaugh, Sidney McCord, Grussing and Gaulke won the 4x400 relay in 4 minutes, 20.43 seconds, while Faylee Overweg, McCord, Baker and Gaulke won the 4x800 relay in 10 minutes, 31.67 seconds.

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Burke’s Piper Hanson won the 100 hurdles (16.90 seconds) and the 300 hurdles (50.20 seconds), while Hallie Person raced to a win in the 3,200 (11:46.89). Elenna Koenig won the high jump with a leap of 4 feet, 8 inches.

Bon Homme’s McKenzie Carson won the shot put (33 feet, 3/4 inches) and the discus (107 feet, 5 inches), while Jenna Duffek won the long jump (15 feet, 8 1/2 inches) and the triple jump (31 feet, 11 3/4 inches). Raelee Lanphear won the pole vault (7 feet).

ACDC’s Josie Brouwer won the 400 (1:03.81) and Isabella Brouwer won the 800 (2:29.66).

Platte-Geddes’ Briana DeGroot won the 100 in 13.17 seconds, while partnering with Carly Reiser, Kally Millar and Regan Hoffman to win the 4x100 relay in 52.71 seconds.

Gregory’s Emma Thomas won the 1,600 in 5 minutes, 18.55 seconds.

Platte-Geddes won a pair of relays to clinch the boys team title. The Black Panthers racked up 159.5 points, while Burke was second with 102 and KWL was third with 101. Bon Homme was fourth (94) and Gregory was fifth (80).

Parker Bailey won the pole vault (10 feet, 9 inches) for Platte-Geddes, while Nathan Berens, Aiden Bultje, Joey Foxley and Chase Varilek won the 4x100 relay in 46.22 seconds. Bultje, Foxley, Collin Engebretson and Skyler Hanten won the 4x200 in 1 minute, 36.44 seconds.

Burke’s Ben Witt won the 800 in 2 minutes, 11.29 seconds and Taron Serr won the 110 hurdles in 16.72 seconds. Sawyer Tietgen captured the triple jump title with a leap of 39 feet, 3/4 inches.

KWL’s Warren Soulek won the shot put (44 feet, 1 1/2 inches) and the discus (128 feet, 10 inches). Dawson Miller took the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 10 inches and Park Sinclair raced to a win in the 3,200 in 11 minutes, 15.11 seconds.

Gregory’s Kade Stukel won the 100 in 11.39 seconds, while teaming with Reece Odenbach, Carson Klundt and Luke Sinclair to win the 4x400 relay in 3 minutes, 38.95 seconds. The same four Gorillas won the sprint medley relay in 3 minutes, 49.53 seconds. Gannon Thomas, Pierce Stukel, Klundt and Sinclair won the 4x800 in 9 minutes, 0.46 seconds.

Bon Homme’s Isaac Crownover was a double winner, taking the 200 (23.36 seconds) and the 400 (52.38 seconds).

Colome’s Joseph Laprath won the 1,600 (4:59.08) and Michael Supik won the long jump (20 feet, 6 inches). Corsica-Stickney’s Cole Feenstra won the 300 hurdles (44.37 seconds).

Menno girls take Region 5B title

MENNO -- Menno won five individual events to earn the girls team championship at the Region 5B meet Thursday.

The Wolves totaled 132 points, nine better than second-place Centerville. Irene-Wakonda was third with 107 points, while Alcester-Hudson was fourth with 75 points and Freeman was fifth with 68 points.

Menno’s Morgan Edelman won the 800 (2:28.51) and the pole vault (9 feet), while Jesse Munkvold swept the hurdles, taking the 100 hurdles (16.49 seconds) and the 300 hurdles (49.75 seconds). Raygen Diede won the discus with a throw of 120 feet, 1 inch.

Freeman Academy/Marion’s Jada Koerner raced to wins in the 1,600 (5:29.76) and the 3,200 (12:33.37), while also joining Zenovia Butler, Estelle Waltner and Sonora Myers to win the 4x400 relay in 4 minutes, 21.98 seconds.

The Scotland 4x100 relay team of Claire Janish, Kennedy Bietz, Martina DeBoer and Oliva Binde won in 54.19 seconds.

Freeman’s Rijjy Peterson won the triple jump with a leap of 32 feet, 11 inches.

Titus Roesler won three events to lead FAM to second place in the boys standings. The Bearcats had 104 points, 50 shy of first-place Viborg-Hurley. Menno was third with 80 points, while Canistota was fourth with 72.5 and Irene-Wakonda was fifth with 69.5.

Roesler won the 1,600 meters (4:40.40) and the 3,200 (10:17.84). He also joined Quincy Blue, Malachi Myers and Thalen Schroeder to win the 4x800 relay in 8 minutes, 34.84 seconds. Payton Arbach won the 800 in 2 minutes, 13.59 seconds, which edged Myers by 0.41 seconds.

Canistota’s William Ortman won the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 8 inches and joined Tyce Ortman, Noah Kleinsasser and Josiah Schroeder to win the sprint medley relay in 3 minutes, 48.34 seconds.

Freeman’s Collin Helma won the 400 (50.56 seconds) and Menno’s Tyler Massey won the triple jump (39 feet, 1/2 inch). Scotland’s Jordan Gall won the discus with a throw of 143 feet, 6 inches.

Hanson boys roll to Region 4B title

CHESTER -- Hanson won three relay races and seven events to win the Region 4B boys team championship.

The Beavers racked up 191 points, topping second-place Chester Area’s 135 points. Elkton-Lake Benton was third with 100.5 points, Howard was fourth with 59 points and Dell Rapids St. Mary was fifth with 55 points.

Hanson’s Thailan Hallman was a quadruple winner, taking the 400 in 52.43 seconds and the 800 in 1 minute, 59.64 seconds. He also joined Isaac Tuschen, Noah Price and Sutton Dewald to win the 4x400 relay (3:37.48) and teamed with Tuschen, Justin Bartscher and Dewald to win the 4x800 relay (9:00.66).

Ethan Cheeseman, Dewald, Kade Waldera and Hadley Wallace won the 4x200 relay in 1 minute, 35.35 seconds. Hayden Bahmuller also won the discus (143 feet) and Noah Price won the triple jump (40 feet, 4 1/2 inches).

Mitchell Christian’s Max Reynen ran the 1,600 in 5 minutes, 1.65 seconds to pick up the win.

Colman-Egan accumulated 196 points to win the girls team title. Dell Rapids St. Mary was second (111), while Chester Area was third (82) and Hanson was fourth (78). Sanborn Central/Woonsocket was fifth with 73.

Howard’s Rylee Rudebusch won the discus with a throw of 101 feet, 3 inches.

Winner boys and girls sweep Region 7A

WINNER -- Winner won each relay to take the Region 7A girls championship by more than 100 points.

The Warriors finished with 166 points, 112 better than second-place Lakota Tech. Red Cloud was third (51), Bennett County was fourth (29) and Little Wound was fifth with one point.

Skyler Hansen won the 100 hurdles (16.3 seconds) and long jump (16 feet, 7 inches). She was also part of the 4x200 relay with Keelie Kuil, Kalla Bertram and Ellie Brozik that won in 1 minute, 51.2 seconds.

Kelsey Sachtjen won the high jump with a leap of 4 feet, 11 inches, while also racing with Kylie Sachtjen, Kuil and Bertram to win the 4x400 relay in 4 minutes, 41 seconds. Sachtjen also teamed with Hansen, Brozik and Sidda Schuyler to win the sprint medley in 4 minutes, 58 seconds.

Jenaya Schrader won the shot put (32 feet, 4 1/2 inches) and Brozik won the triple jump (35 feet, 10 1/4 inches).

Joselin Kludt, Jenna Hammerbeck, Cora Moss and Kuil won the 4x100 relay (55.2 seconds) and Aryn Meiners, Kendyl Bachmann, Meagan Blare and Schuyler won the 4x800 relay (11:05.3).

Winner totaled 129 points in the boys team standings, topping second-place Bennett County (129), third-place Lakota Tech (36), fourth-place Little Wound (33) and fifth-place Red Cloud (10).

Brady Fritz won a pair of individual events, taking the 200 (21.7 seconds) and the long jump (21 feet, 4 1/2 inches). Preston Norrid also won two events, winning the shot put (38 feet, 2 1/2 inches) and discus (142 feet, 1 inch).

Aaron Monk won the 100 (11.40 seconds), while also joining Adam Bohnet, Aiden Barfuss and Michael Olson to win the 4x100 relay in 53.5 seconds. Karson Keiser, Monk, Olson and Joey Cole won the 4x400 relay in 3 minutes, 57.2 seconds.

Kade Watson won the 800 in 2 minutes, 3.3 seconds, while also joining Keiser, Kellen Brozik and Konner Osborn to win the 4x800 relay in 9 minutes, 5 seconds. Bohnet, Barfuss, Olson and Cole won the 4x200 relay in 1 minute, 36.2 seconds.

Chamberlain girls win four events, place second in Region 6A

CHAMBERLAIN -- The Chamberlain girls track and field team won four events to finish second at the Region 6A meet Thursday.

The Cubs picked up 151 points, behind Mobridge-Pollock’s 194. Miller was second with 122 and Stanley County was fourth with 61.

Caycee Guinn won the 400 in 1 minute, 4.12 seconds for Chamberlain and Jenna Johnson won the shot put with a heave of 33 feet, 9 inches. Kinsey Evans won the 3,200 in 12 minutes, 20.46 seconds, while teaming with Allison Hough, Ella Phillips and Kylah Biggins to win the 4x800 relay in 10 minutes, 36.40 seconds.

Chamberlain finished fourth in the boys standings with 90 points. Mobridge-Pollock finished on top with 188 points, while Miller was second with 128 and Stanley County was third with 113.

Hayden Evans won the 400 in 53.18 seconds and Drayton Priebe won the triple jump with a leap of 43 feet, 4 inches. Evans, Priebe, C.J. Yost and Dominic Santiago won the sprint medley relay in 3 minutes, 51.90 seconds.

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