On Monday, May 2, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley track team competed at the 12-team Crossroads Conference (CRC) meet in Osceola after the meet was moved from Saturday due to weather. Facing the toughest field of teams they have seen to date, the girls finished third in the team standings, three points out of the runner up spot, while the boys were eighth.
Eagle senior Catherine Mick established two New CRC Meet Records on her way to four gold medals and was named the Outstanding Female Athlete of the meet when she was awarded the Gale Arnedt trophy. She broke her own record by winning the pole vault with a leap of 12-feet. She also broke the 300-meter hurdle record with a time of 45.9 seconds. She rounded out her day with victories in the 100-meter dash, which she ran in 12.6 and the 100-meter hurdles which she ran in 15.6.
Tristen Mosier took home three medals on the day when she took second place in the pole vault, third place in the 300 hurdles, and teamed up with Mashaya Dierking, Jadyn Kleinschmidt, and Sera Johnson in the 400-meter relay which finished fifth. Jadyn earlier had finished fifth in the triple jump as well. Caitlin Mosier and Megan Grote took fifth and sixth in the high jump with Caitlin establishing a personal best height of 4-8. Megan completed her day by teaming up with Brice Ardissono, Courtney Kamler and Madison Elznic to take fifth in the 1,600-meter relay. Tara Lee Hudson took home sixth in the shot put to finish off the girls scoring.
For the boys, Thomas Mick took first in the pole vault with a leap of 12-0. Hunter Krehnke finished second in the 110-meter hurdles, while Taylor Anderson was fifth in the high jump. The 400-meter relay team brought the scoring to a close with a season best 47 seconds in route to a sixth place finish. Thomas was joined by Kale Kleinschmidt, Stuart Rohr, and Brandon Anderson on that relay.
On Thursday, BDS was at Sandy Creek where Lawrence/ Nelson hosted the Russ Snyder Invite. Both the girls and boys finished in second place and took home the combined team first place trophy for the second year a row. A total of 35 personal best marks were established by BDS athletes at this meet, which is a new team record.
The boys were led by their relays including the winning 3,200-meter relay where the team of Kamron Dickson, Kale Smith, Brett Holtzen, and Karson Dickson ran to a season’s best 8:53.9. Later, Brett was joined by Kendall Dickson, Cadon Norder, and Hunter Krehnke to win the 1,600-meter relay in 3:48.9. The 400-meter relay team of Kale Kleinschmidt, Stuart Rohr, Thomas Mick and Brandon Anderson finished off the relay scoring with a second place finish as well.
Two other gold medals were earned when Hunter won the 110-meter hurdles in 15.8 and Thomas cleared 13-feet to win the pole vault. Kamron had a personal best leap of 37-9.5 in the triple jump to take fifth and completed his day with a personal best 800, where he finished second in 2:12.2. Karson was right behind with a personal best of 2:18.4 finishing fourth in the 800, as well. Chris Lichti tied his personal best with a leap of 11-6 to finish second in the pole vault, while John Christensen took second in the shot put with a personal best toss of 41-4. John also finished sixth in the discus with a personal best of 105-7.
Sam Christensen took home three medals by taking second in the high jump and fourth in both the 110 and 300 hurdles. Taylor Anderson was right behind Sam in the high jump with a third place finish. Brandon took third in the triple jump and Kendall was third in the 400-meter dash as well. Kale Kleinschmidt completed a busy day with a personal best 24.4 seconds for a fifth-place finish in the 200 and a fourth place medal in the 100, as well. Isaac Baysinger established his personal best with a 49.3 to finish fifth in the 300 hurdles while the weight man’s relay team of Tucker Schweer, Kellen Reinsch, Isaac Kamler, and Glenn Meyer took sixth. Earlier, Isaac was joined by Taylor, Josiah Kamler, and Anthony Beavers in the 3,200 relay to finish in sixth place.
The girls also had many personal best marks on the day as well as several gold medal performances. Jadyn Kleinschmidt established her best mark by winning the triple jump with a leap of 31-9.5, and she ran to a personal best time of 29.7 to take fifth in the 200-meter dash. Catherine Mick ran to a personal best and School and Meet Record time of 45.3 seconds in the 300-meter hurdles while winning the 100-meter dash, 100-meter hurdles and pole vault where she established a New Meet Record at 12-feet. Megan Grote won the high jump with a 4-8 leap and established a personal best in the 300-meter hurdles by running to a sixth place finish in 54.7. She also took fourth in the long jump.
Tristen Mosier took home the only individual silver medal when she finished second in the pole vault, but she teamed with Courtney Kamler, Brice Ardissono, and Madison Elznic to establish a season’s best time of 4:30.2 and took home a second silver medal in the 1,600-meter relay. She completed her day with two more medals finishing fifth in the 100 hurdles and then teaming up with Jadyn, Mashaya Dierking, and Sera Johnson to take fourth in the 400-meter relay. Mashaya finished fifth in both the 100 and the triple jump and Sera established her personal best by running 70 and taking fourth in the 400.
Miranda Elznic established a personal best time of 70.4 to take fifth in the 400 as well. Lexi Kadel set two new personal bests by taking third in the 3,200 in 14:12.5 and fifth in the 1,600 in 6:17.6. Courtney Kamler established her personal best mark of 9-0 with a third-place finish in the pole vault and Tara Lee Hudson broke her own School Record with a personal best toss of 32-7.5 in the shot put where she finished third. Caitlin Mosier took sixth in the high jump and two relays completed the scoring as Morgan Lowery joined Haley Pena Lopez, Johana Degner, and Kim Ardissono to finish sixth in the 3,200-meter relay, while Morgan and Kim then joined Tara Lee and Skyler Knigge to finish third in the weight woman’s relay to round out the scoring for the girls.