Warriors travel to Halstead Relays

Tyler Palic shows the form that led to a fifth-place finish in the shot put at the Halstead Relays Friday with a throw of 41 feet, 6 inches. The Marion track and field team competed at the Halstead Relays Friday.

Marissa Jacobson highlighted the girls’ performances by winning both the long jump (16 feet, 2 inches) and the triple jump (34-11⁄2) and placing fourth in the 200 (27.88 seconds).

Kristen Herzet also earned a gold medal by placing first in the discus (129-3). She finished second in the shot put (34-33⁄4) and sixth in the javelin (111-9).

Sam Richmond, Erika Hess, Sam Kelsey and Jacobson placed third in the 4×400 (4:20.9).

McKenzee Remmers was fourth in the 3,200 (12:45.2), while Emily Schneider, Erika Hess, Marshelle Conley and Richmond were fourth in the 4×100 (54.01).

Two athletes finished fifth: Hess in the long jump (14-8) and Conley in the 200 (28.44).

Meanwhile, Nicholas Stuchlik turned in the boys’ highest performance, tying for third in the high jump (5-8).

Two Warriors placed fourth: Austin Neufeld in the pole vault (11-6) and Tyler Arocha in the 200 (24.29).

Tyler Palic was fifth in the shot put (41-6).

Three athletes finished sixth: Cade Harms in the discus (121-8); Bryce Shults in the pole vault (11-6) and Arocha in the 400 (54.23).

Fairfield CKTL—A small contingent of Warriors competed at the Fairfield CKTL Tuesday.

Charlie Nordquist highlighted the boys’ performance by placing second in the shot put (36 feet, 8 inches) and fifth in the javelin (90-9).

Jerid Schafers finished third in the shot put (36-3).

Drew Helmer paced the girls by placing third in the discus (85-0).

Coming—Marion was scheduled to compete at Peabody-Burns Tuesday and will travel to Beloit Friday.

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