The Cannon Falls boys and girls track and field teams traveled to Pine Island Tuesday, May 16, for the Panthers’ annual Mel’s Meet. Both teams finished fifth out of five teams, the girls with 25.5 team points and the boys with 12. The other teams along with Cannon Falls and Pine Island were Stewartville, Lake City and Zumbrota-Mazeppa.
Top-5 finishers for Cannon Falls for the girls were: Devon Root took third in the 200 meter dash with a time of 28.38 seconds; Evelyn Nelson was the runner-up in the 100 hurdles in 17.34; the 4x100 relay team of Root, Macy Mohn, Pydia Pedersen and Parker Gill placed third (54.54); Sara Auger took fifth in the shot put with a throw of 25 feet, 5.50 inches and in the discus (79-01); Pedersen tied-for-fourth in the pole vault with a height of 7-06; and Root places second in the long jump with a leap of 15 feet.
In the top-5 for the boys were: the 4x100 relay team of Christopher Flores-Miranda, Colten Litschke, August Wagner and Tysen Lind in fourth with a time of 48.02; the 4x800 relay of Isaac Anderson, Mickolas Swanson, Leonel Hernandez-Lopez and Samuel Wagenknecht in fifth (10 minutes, 27.13 seconds); and Lind in the long jump with a leap of 18-10.50.
Other top-10 placements for both the boys and girls were: Gill took seventh in the 100 in 14.09 and ninth in the 200 (29.40); Kendra Reed finished eighth in the 100 hurdles with a 18.37; Nelson placed sixth in the 300 hurdles (51.34); The 4x100 relay team of Dana Barsness, Jeppesen, Auger and Haugen finished eighth in 59.81; the 4x200 relay team of Kiley Jeppesen, Adelynn Haugen, Cindy Zheng and Reed took 10th in 2:05.81; Haugen took sixth in the high jump with a leap of 4-08 while Zheng was right behind her in a tie-for-seventh (4-06) and Isabella Haro placed 10th (4-06); and Lucy Lindahl and Rylann Miller tied-for-sixth in the pole vault with marks of 7-06.
Litschke took sixth in the 100 with a time of 11.92 and Lind tied-for-seventh with a 11.93; Wagenknecht was ninth in the 1,600 with a time of 5:33.97 while Anderson was right behind him in 10th with a 5:34.72; the 4x400 relay team of Wyatt Mosser, Axel Rapp, Swanson and Wagenknecht placed seventh (4:11.94); and Graham Bray tied-for-seventh in the pole vault with a height of 10 feet.
The rest of the placements were: Mohn took 11th in the 100 with a time of 14.35 and Auger was 26th in 15.76; Barsness finished 13th in the shot put with a throw of 23-2.50 while Addison Richter took 15th with a 23-1.50 and Jeppesen placed 18th (21-04); Barsness took 12th in the discus with a 62-01, Richter was again 15th (60-03) and Jeppesen 17th with a 58-05; Mohn tied-for-12th in the high jump with a height of 4-04; Gill finished 16th in the long jump with a 13-3.50; and Reed placed 14th in the triple jump (27-7.50).
Edward Berg took 39th in the 100 with a time of 15.03; Bray was 17th in the 200 with a 27.54 and Berg 22nd (33.17); Mosser placed 17th in the 400 with a time of 1:04.31; Hernandez-Lopez took 15th in the 800 with a 2:37.50 and Swanson finished 18th (2:52.02); and Brent Carpenter took 15th in the 300 hurdles with a time of 57.10.
Berg took 15th in the shot put with a throw of 30-02, Jaiden McKay was right behind him in 16th with a 30-1.50, Carpenter finished 18th with a distance of 29-01, T.J. Kyyra was 22nd with a 25-07 and Zane Beck placed 23rd (24-3.50); McKay took 18th in the discus with a throw of 80-07, right behind him was Berg with a 79-07, Beck finished 22nd with a 67-11 and Kyyra placed 23rd (59-11); and Kellen Otte took 11th in the long jump with a mark of 17-09 while Litschke finished 14th with a 16-9.50.
Cannon Falls next heads to Belle Plaine on Tuesday, May 23. Sections start on Thursday, June 1.
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