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NL track 4th, 6th in SEISC

May 08, 2013

WEST BURLINGTON — The New London girls’ track and field team placed fourth overall and the boys took sixth in the Southeast Iowa Super Conference South Division track meet at West Burlington on Monday.

The girls’ team was led by Dani Holt, who was conference champion in the 100-meter hurdles (17.28 seconds), runner-up in the 400 hurdles (1:23.45) and the fourth-place finisher in the 100-meter dash (13.86 seconds), as well as a part of New London’s third-place 4x400 team.

The boys’ top finishes came from the distance medley team of Kienan Stanbury, Devon Smythe, Nick Oliver and Tyler Shinkle, which took third place in a time of 4:05.02, and from Tony Menke, who placed third in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 11:46.22.

The boys’ team scored 28 points for sixth place as a team. West Burlington/Notre Dame won the meet with 201 points, followed by Cardinal (112), Van Buren (81.5), Central Lee (81), Danville (41.5), New London, Harmony (8) and Maharishi (3).

The girls’ team scored 67 points and finished fourth overall. The conference champ was Central Lee with 152 points, followed by West Burlington/Notre Dame (113), Danville (103), New London, Van Buren (66), Cardinal (61) and Maharishi (13).

Next up for New London is the state-qualifying meet at Highland in Riverside, which the teams from W-MU and WACO will also be attending. The meet begins at 4 p.m.

 

Other top finishes

New London girls

High jump — 2. Brandi Allen, 4-6. Long jump — 2. Kenadi Schulte, 14-6. Shot put — 2. Koral Crossett, 32-4 1/2. Discus — 4. Crossett, 84-2. 800 — 6. Caitlin Chiri, 2:54.99. 1500 — 6. Ashlee Smyth, 6:43.13.

4x400 — 3. Schulte, Dani Holt, Chiri and Brandi Allen, 4:49.18. Sprint medley — 5. Kristen Allen, Chiri, Brandi Allen and Schulte, 2:12.85. Distance medley — 2. Schulte, Kristen Allen, Brandi Allen and Chiri, 4:58.18.

 

New London boys

Long jump — 5. Nick Oliver, 17-7, 6. Austin McBeth, 17-7. Discus — 6. Riley Grogan, 100-8. 400 — 4. Tyler Shinkle, 55.84.

4x800 — 4. Gage Cumpton, Braydon Wolfe, Kyle Oliver and Shinkle, 9:38.17. Shuttle hurdle — 4. McBeth, Kyle Oliver, Wolfe and Nick Oliver, 1:09.82.

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