Championship Meet at South Tama
The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Boys Track team traveled to South Tama High School to compete in the NICL West Championships. This was a meet full of state championship caliber athletes in Classes 1A, 2A and 3A. The weather was nearly perfect for the evening and the Rebels saw improvement in the times/distances in nearly every event. The 4x800 team of Sam Johnson, Trevor Trunck, Austin Lott, and Wyatt Swanson placed 4th with a time of 8:54. Wyatt Swanson was 3rd in the 800 with a time of 2:05. And Zach Pierce placed 6th in the shot put with a throw of 41'.
Clay Clubine hands the baton to Trevor Trunck in the 4x200 Relay at Aldrich Relays.
West Marshall 133
South Tama 128
South Hardin 57.5
Grundy Center 33.5
East Marshall 28
Aldrich Relays at NU High
The final edition of the Aldrich Relays was a rather warm and sticky evening. The Rebels 4x800 team of Sam Johnson, Trevor Trunck, Austin Lott, and Wyatt Swanson placed 4th with a season best time of 8:43. Wyatt Swanson won the 800M run with a time of 2:04, and tied for 3rd place in the long jump with a leap of 18' 3". Once again, we saw some season best performances. The 4x100 relay team of Phil Zimmerman, Joe Zimmerman, Trevor Trunck, and Jeff Tscherter ran a season best time of 49.72. The Rebels finished the meet with 18 points.
Next week G-R travels to Parkersburg on Monday and Grundy Center on Thursday for the State Qualifying Meet.
Rugged Rebel for the Week - Sam Johnson