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Pella High Records Several Champs in Season Opening Track Meet

Posted: Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at 6:00 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports - Cory Houser

Cody DeKruyff and Jordan Pingel were among the first place finishers in their events on Friday night’s Little Hawkeye Conference Indoor track meet to begin their season. DeKruyff took first in the shot put and Pingel was first in the 400 and 800 meter dashes. On the girls’ side for the Dutch, four events found Pella High on the top of the standings. Lydia VanEe won the 60 meter hurdles, Kelsey Blommers won the 1500 meter run and the 4 x 400 and 800-meter relays were each conquered by the Lady Dutch. Full results can be found below.

Cody DeKruyff Shot Put
Jordan Pingel 400 and 800
Medley relay

Lukas Steenhoek 400 meters
Garret Jansen shot put
Levi Heschke 800 meters
4×200 relay
4×400 relay
4×800 relay

1st Place
60m Hurdles Lydia VanEe 9.96
1500 Kelsey Blommers 5:29.23
4×400 Megan Kooker, Lydia VanEe, Larissa Downs, Mackenzie Gustafson 4:24.48
4×800 Kelsey Blommers, Abby Fyfe, Nicole Schnebbe, Ashley Kirkland 10:43.62
Dist. Med Klaire Wisniewski,Jessica Holterhaus,Mackenzie Gustafson,Tess Roorda 4:26.17

2nd Place
Long Jump Jessica Holterhaus 16-01.00
800 Tess Roorda 2:29.55
4×200 Klaire Wisniewski, Megan Kooker, Corin McKinstrey, Jessica Holterhaus 1:54.73

3rd Place
Shot Put Heidi Groenendyk 32-07.00
High Jump Becky Visser 4-10.00

4th Place
High Jump Megan Kooker 4-08.00
200 Jessica Holterhaus 29.06
400 Larissa Downs 67.21
Shuttle Hurdle Becky Visser, Corin McKinstrey, Dayana Pringle, Lydia VanEe 41.81

5th Place
Long Jump Corin McKinstrey 15-01.00
800 Ashley Kirkland 2:48.63

6th Place
60m Sarah Tallman 8.87
60m Hurdles Becky Visser 10.84
1500 Abby Fyfe 5:54.49

7th Place
Shot Put Elisabeth Jansen 27-10.00