The Gordon-Rushville track team travelled to Perkins County on Saturday, April 6 to compete in the 2013 E. Lee Todd Invitational. Both the boys and girls teams had some strong performances with each team finishing fourth overall, the girls with 64 points, the boys with 67.
Hali Sahr finished 6th in the girls 100 meter dash with a time of 13.4 seconds.
Denie Jacobson finished 6th in the 800 with a time of 2:42.7.
Dani Wellnitz won both the girls 1600 and 3200 meter runs with times of 5:51.9 and 12:28.8 respectively.
Hali Sahr won the girls 100 meter hurdles with a time of 17.1 seconds, while Cali Mulcahy took 5th in 18.1 seconds. Cali finished 6th in the 300 hurdles with a time of 53.8 seconds.
The Lady Mustangs’ 4x100 relay team of Cali Mulcahy, Ashton Sasse, Hali Sahr and Robin Ferguson took 6th at the meet with a time of 55.9 seconds.
The 4x400 team of Cirsten Hinn, Cali Mulcahy, Rachel Johnson, and Denie Jacobson took 4th with a time of 4:46.8.
The girls 4x800 relay team of Denie Jacobson, Rachel Johnson, Cirsten Hinn, and Dani Wellnitz won the event with a winning time of 10:41.6.
Sara Marlatt was the only Lady Mustang to place in the field events with a third place finish in the discuss. Sara threw a distance of 112’ 9”.
On the boys side, Shane Child finished 5th in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.6 seconds. Shane finished 5th in the 200 with a time of 24.1 seconds.
Lex Haller took 6th in the 400 meter dash with a time of 55.2 seconds.
Gary Kaplan finished 2nd in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:07.5. Gary won the 3200 meter run with a time of 10:34.0.
Ryan Burdine finished 3rd in the 110 hurdles with a time of 16.5 seconds. Ryan also finished 3rd in the 300 hurdles with a time of 45 seconds.
The boys 4x100 relay team of Ben Wegner, Lemur Gardner, Caleb Peters and Cody Campbell finished 4th with a time of 52.1 seconds.
The 4x400 meter relay team of Nick Sasse, Ryan Burdine, Gary Kaplan and Micah Scherbarth finished 6th with a time of 4:02.1.
The boys 4x800 relay team of David Birkbeck, Gary Kaplan, Tristan Tuma and Nick Sasse took 4th with a time of 9:36.5.
In the field events, Lex Haller won the boys high jump with a height of 6’ even. Cody Campbell took 6th with a height of 5’ 6”.
Cody Campbell finished 4th in the long jump with a distance of 19’ 3”.
Ben Wegner took 4th in the boys shot put with a throw of 42’ 11”.
Lemur Gardner finished 4th in the boys discus with a throw of 134’ 7”.
The Mustangs next meet is the Western Trails Conference meet this Saturday in Mitchell. The Junior Mustangs Track Team will be hosting their first meet in Gordon this Friday at 2 p.m.