5/15/2014 11:00:00 AM Eight earn honors at conference track
by Mike Dalton
The Cannon Falls High School track teams hosted the HVL conference meet Saturday, with a dozen teams and hundreds of athletes in attendance.
The CF girls squad placed sixth, and the boys were eighth.
Earning all-conference honors were Emi Trost, Emma Thomley, Brooke Hogan, Katherine Hoffman, Chase Jacobson, Beau Rueger, Jack Holscher, and Kyler Banks.
Trost, in her first action of the season, easily took 1st place in the 3200m run. Her time of 11:25.65 was nearly a full second ahead of the 2nd place finisher.
Hoffman was 3rd in the 1600m run with a time of 5:43.48. Placing 4th were Emma Thomley in the 100m dash and Brooke Hogan in the 300m hurdles. Finishing 6th were Kaly Banks in the high jump, Mada Hofstedt in the triple jump and Allison Egge in the discus.
Three individuals placed 7th: Kelsie Beissel in the 100m dash, Hogan in the 100m hurdles and Kira Jacobson in the pole vault. Thomley was 8th in the trip jump. Banks was 9th in the triple jump and Dani Hansen 9th in the 400m dash.
Relays that scored team points were the 4x100, 4th (Beissel, Hofstedt, Grace Rutter, Maggie Rutter); 4x200, 7th (Grace Hall, Angie Hoey, Karly Friedges, M. Rutter); 4x400, 4th (Hansen, Hoey, Hogan, Thomley); and the 4x800, 6th (Mia Holscher, Amanda Wulf, Annika Thomley, Payton Cooper).
Kyler Banks had the best finish for the boys, taking 2nd in the triple jump with a leap of 40', 11.25". Chase Jacobson was 3rd in the pole vault with a height of 11', 6", and Beau Rueger was 4th in the triple jump with a distance of 40', 3.25".
Anthony Kane was 5th in the 110m hurdles and 6th in the 300m hurdles, Gus Foss was 5th in the long jump, Jacobson 7th in the 400m dash, Alex Bultena 7th in the high jump, and Rueger 9th in the 400m dash.
Relays that scored were the 4x100, 4th (Holscher, Foss, Rueger, Zach Holes), and the 4x400, 4th (Bultena, Holscher, Banks, Jacobson).
The squads were at Kasson-Mantorville on Tuesday. They are at the sub-section meet at Medford on Tuesday, May 20.