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Youthful Lynx 6th at NCC meet, ’Cats champs

HUMBOLDT — Facing a loaded field of talented individuals and teams at last night’s North Central Conference meet, the youthful Webster City girls’ track and field team brought home five medals.

The Lynx scored 79 points to finish sixth among the eight teams. Humboldt was the toast of the field with 160 points, 40 ahead of runner-up Iowa Falls-Alden (120).

“I thought the girls competed as well as they could have for the most part,” WCHS head coach Clint Howard said. “We’re a team comprised of mostly underclassmen and that makes it tough when you face a field of this caliber. I mean, the conference is loaded. That’s as tough as it’s been since I’ve been the head coach. Up and down the events, there are just a lot of good athletes.”

Lexi Nichols and Adeline Tesdahl were both individual silver medalists for the Lynx. Nichols jumped 4 feet, 8 inches in the high jump, while Tesdahl lowered her best time in the 400-meter hurdles by nearly three seconds to 1:12.60.

“(Tesdahl’s) time puts her right in the hunt to go to state, so she had a good night,” Howard said.

Bonnie Nohrenberg took third in the long jump (14-101⁄4), a quarter-inch ahead of Tesdahl, who was fourth.

Emma Peck, Dasha Sankey, Shelby Queen and Kaelyn Butz joined forces to win silver in the 4×800 relay (11:04.06). The shuttle hurdle (1:19.01) — Brynna Croy, Lynne Roberts, McKenzie Mishler and Nohrenberg — was third.

NCC Meet

Thursday at Humboldt

Team Standings

1. Humboldt 160; 2. Iowa Falls-Alden 120; 3. Algona 115; 4. CGD 114; 5. St. Edmond 84; 6. Webster City 79; 7. HDC 28; 8. Clear Lake 17.

Webster City Place Winners

Discus — 5. Hannah Brandt 99-7.

Shot Put — 7. Delaney Kopriva 30-5.

High Jump — 2. Lexi Nichols 4-8.

Long Jump — 3. Bonnie Nohrenberg 14-10 1⁄4; 4. Adeline Tesdahl 14-10.

100 Meters — 5. Tesdahl 13.61.

200 Meters — 8. Marah Range 30.49.

100 Hurdles — 4. Tesdahl 17.89; 7. McKenzie Mishler 19.02.

400 Hurdles — 2. Tesdahl 1:12.60.

4×100 Relay– 5. WCHS 56.69 (Nohrenberg, Brynna Croy, Alayna Finucan, Range).

4×200 Relay — 6. WCHS 1:59.24 (Nohrenberg, Chloe Andersen, Kennedy Moore, Croy).

4×400 Relay — 4. WCHS 4:31.71 (Shelby Queen, Emma Peck, Kaelyn Butz, Dasha Sankey).

4×800 Relay — 2. WCHS 11:04.06 (Peck, Sankey, Queen, Butz).

Shuttle Hurdle Relay — 3. WCHS 1:19.01 (Croy, Lynne Roberts, Mishler, Nohrenberg).

Sprint Medley Relay — 5. WCHS 2:11.93 (Fallon Casey, Range, Sierra Steuerwald).

Distance Medley Relay — 5. WCHS 4:59.61 (Finucan, Range, Sankey, Butz).

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