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Charger Girl and Boy Thinclads Place Fourth at Van Meter

On the coolest evening of the young track season the ACGC girls' and boys' track teams both place fourth in the Van Meter Invitational last night. The Charger girls scored 86.5 points to finish behind Winterset, Van Meter, and ADM, while the boys came up with 114 points in a very competitive field to also finish behind the same three schools. The points spread between first and fourth place in the boys' meet was just 14 points.

Cael Hoing had a good day in the weight events, as he took first in the discus and second in the shot put. His discus throw of 132'4" and his put of 43'1.5" were both season bests. Charlie Crawford picked up the other Charger gold in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:08.6.

On the girls' side Chloe Largent continued her winning ways in the high jump with a leap of 5'2". The only other first place for the girls was by the 1600 medley relay team consisting of Anaston Benson, Sophie Dorsey, EmmaKay McClain, and Jorja Hoover. The foursome ran the event in 4:50.10.

ACGC girls place winners:

Running events: 400 meters: Sophie Danker 7th, 1:12.61; Emerson Van Meter 8th, 1:22.69 800 meters: Jorja Hoover 4th, 2:40.40; Sophie Danker 6th, 2:58.72 100 meter hurdles: Sophie Dorsey 5th, :18.53 1500 meters: Rylee Sloss 2nd, 5:34.69; Kiersten Knobbe 8th, 6:35.28 3000 meters: Rylee Sloss 2nd, 11:54.71; Kiersten Knobbe 8th, 13:59.83 400 meter hurdles: EmmaKay McClain 3rd, 1:16.36

Relay events: 4x100: (Isabelle Policky, Anaston Benson, Mersadez Richter, Jorja Hoover) 6th, 58.02 4x200: (Hayden Coffman, Jenna Rowley, Alyson Embleton, Isabell Policky) 5th, 2:10.34

4x400: (EmmaKay McClain, Aaston Benson, Sophie Dorsey, Emerson Van Meter) 5th, 504.90

Shuttle hurdle: (Saige O'Brien, Jenna Rowley, Hayden Coffman, Sophie Dorsey) 3rd, 1:17.56

800 medley: (Isabelle Policky, Mersadez Richter, Anaston Benson, Jorga Hoover) 5th, 2:06.19

1600 medley: (Anaston Benson, Sophie Dorsey, EmmaKay McClain, Jorga Hoover) 1st, 4:50.10

Field events: High jump: Chloe Largent 1st, 5'2" Shot Put: Mady Kelsey 4th, 32'3"

Team scores: Winterset 161, Van Meter 130.5, ADM 110, ACGC 86.5, Panorama 86, Green County 81, CAM 55

ACGC boys place winners:

Running events: 100 meters: Austin Kunkle 4th, :11.81; Brock Littler 8th, 12.19 200 meters: Austin Kunkle 2nd, 24.10; Brock Littler 7th, 25.73 400 meters: Brock Littler 7th, :57.05 800 meters: Charlie Crawford 1st, 2:08.60; Zach Moon, 8th 2:21.89 110 meter hurdles: Clayton Wardyn 6th, :17.40, Cayden Jensen 7th, :17.44 1600 meters: Trevin Suhr 5th, 4:58.90 3200 meters: Trevin Suhr 2nd, 10:24.07; Andrew Mahaffey 7th, 11:17.00 400 meter hurdles: Dawson Muller 7th, 1:06.46

Relay events: 4x100: (Jacob Fox, Cayden Jensen, Clayton Wardyn, Austin Kunkle) 3rd, :46.61

4x200: (Jacob Fox, Griffin Ayers, Zach Moon, Reid Rumelhart) 6th, 1:42.01 4x400: (Trevin Suhr, Zach Moon, Brock Littler, Charlie Crawford) 4th, 3:51.01 4x800: (Zach Moon, Austin Wetzel, Kaden Thompson, Miles Kading) 4th, 9:34.08) Shuttle hurdle: (Anthony Solorzano, Dawson Muller, Hogan Grubbs, Lance Bunde) 6th, 1:16.37 800 medley: (Cayden Jensen, Clayton Wardyn, Austin Kunkle, Charlie Crawford) 4th, 1:43.07 1600 medley: (Jacob Fox, Charlie Crawford, Reid Rumelhart, Trevin Suhr) 3rd, 3:59.88

Field events: Discus: Cael Hoing 1st, 132'4" Long jump: Cayden Jensen 3rd, 18'10.5"; Clayton Wardyn 5th, 17'11" Shot put: Cael Hoing 2nd, 43'1.5"; Victor Gonzales 6th, 39'4"

Team Scores: Winterset 128, ADM 125, Van Meter 121, ACGC 114, CAM 90, Earlham 79, Green County 59, Panorama 6

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