Big Changes Happening on August 7, 2019.


Track and field: Gresham/Bowler boys, Tigerton girls fourth at meet

The Gresham/Bowler boys and Tigerton girls track and field teams each placed fourth at the Wild Rose Last Chance Meet on Tuesday.

Bryce Bohl won the 200-meter dash (24.18 seconds) and Levi Schick was the top finisher in the 1,600 (5:18.7) to lead the Gresham/Bowler boys.

Monika Minniecheske came in first in the long jump (15 feet, 2.5 inches) and was third in the 100 hurdles (18.84) for the Tigerton girls.

Tigerton’s Elizabeth Robbins came in third in the 200 (29.17). Robbins, Jaycee Schmidt, Ladia Block and Minniecheske formed the third-place finishing 4x100 relay (57.81).

The Gresham/Bowler girls placed fifth as a team with 45 points. Karisa Nietzer placed second in the shot put (30-6), while Alyssa Strassburg was second in the discus (94-11) to lead the way.

Ireland Jensen took third in the 400 (1:10.24) and tied for third in the high jump (4-6), while Georgia Schultz came in third in the 800 (3:02.59).

The Tigerton boys placed sixth.

Boys team scores: 1. Wild Rose 180; 2. Manawa 125; 3. Iola-Scandinavia 94.5; 4. Gresham/Bowler 56.5; 5. Almond-Bancroft 24; 6. Tigerton 9.

Girls team scores: 1. Wild Rose 199; 2. Manawa 104; 3. Iola-Scandinavia 67; 4. Tigerton 50; 5. Gresham/Bowler 45; 6. Almond-Bancroft 8.