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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Aberg leads Teutons at Halstead, Sterling

  • Inman’s Emma Aberg had an outstanding week for the Inman track and field team, as she picked up seven total gold medals between meets at Halstead and Sterling.
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  • Inman’s Emma Aberg had an outstanding week for the Inman track and field team, as she picked up seven total gold medals between meets at Halstead and Sterling.
    At Halstead on Tuesday, Aberg swept the 100- and 200-meter dashes, taking  the 100 in 13.15 seconds and the 200 in 27.14. She was also a part of the gold 4x400 relay team along with Maggie Shuler, Krystal Miller and Taryn Glenn, as the Teutons finished first in a time of 4:33.31.
    The 4x100 team of Aberg, Miller, Glenn and Nicole Neufeldt also took first in a time of 53.09.
    Shuler also double medaled, as she took first in the 100 hurdles by clocking in at 18.57.
    As a team, Inman finished fourth with 93 team points.
    The Inman boys were third in their competition at Halstead, scoring 93 points behind host Halstead (176) and Hillsboro (108).
    Justin Friesen had the lone first place finishes for the Teutons at Halstead, as he took gold in the 110 hurdles (17.70) and the 300 hurdles (44.45).
    Aberg continued her golden bonanza Thursday at the Sterling Relays, held at Sterling College.
    Aberg picked up firsts once again in the 100 and 200 dashes. She finished in 12.75 seconds in the 100, shaving nearly three-tenths off her time from the preliminaries. In the 200, Aberg took nearly a full second off her prelim time, finishing first in the final heat in 26.69.
    The Inman girls 4x100 of Neufeldt, Glenn, Miller and Aberg took first in 52.93. The 4x400 relay of Glenn, Aberg, Krystal Miller and Kristin Miller took second in 4:28.93.
    Also grabbing gold for the Inman girls was Krystal Miller in the 400 run (1:03.22).
    The Lady Teutons took second behind Sterling with 85 points.
    The Inman boys also also finished second to Sterling, as the Teutons notched 75 team point. Friesen had the only individual gold for Inman, as he took first in the 300 hurdles with a time of 42.64 seconds.
    The Inman 4x400 of Friesen, Tyler Cottam, Tyler Gordon and Ethan Counsell grabbed first with a time of 3:40.23.
    Redenbaugh medals at     Halstead for Elyria thinclads
    HALSTEAD — Misha Redenbaugh continues to make waves for Elyria Christian School’s ‘pioneer’ track and field team.
    Redenbaugh was the only Eagle to medal Tuesday at Halstead, though a number of others were just outside of medal contention.
    Redenbaugh finished third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:11.56. She also picked up a fifth place finish in the 800 run (2:47.8).
    Also finishing fifth was Darian Trost in the 400 (1:14.23) and the 1,600 (6:31.51). The 4x100 finished fifth in a time of 1:02.3 and the 4x400 in a time of 5:17.91.
    Sixth place finishes for the Eagle girls went to Moriah Redenbaugh in the 3,200 (14;48.03), Trost in the shot put (23-11 1/2), Grace Applequist in the discus (52-2) and Camille Anderson in the javelin (67-1).
    Page 2 of 2 - Elyria finished just out of fifth place in the team scores with 21 points.
    Ethan Price had the top finish for the Eagle boys at Halstead, as he came in fourth in the 400 dash (58.55).
    The 4x100 relay team took fifth in a time of 50.12
    Aaron Porter clocked in with sixth-place finish in the 300 hurdles with a time of 49.73.
    “In our events tonight, we had athletes improve their time or distance 19 times,” ECS coach Bobby Childs said. “That shows continual improvement, but does leave us with some room to work. We are proud of all our athletes in our pioneer season and look forward to seeing how the season will finish up.”
    The Eagles will travel to Hillsboro on Tuesday.
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