Titans win Jepson Relays

-Messenger photo by Britt Kudla Manson NW Webster Clay Freimuth hands the baton to teammate Titan Johnson during the 4x800 on Tuesday

MANSON — The South Central Calhoun boys ran away with the Mike Jepson Relays title here Tuesday evening.

The Titans scored 122 points to claim top honors, while host Manson Northwest Webster held off Carroll for second.

East Sac County was fourth followed by Pocahontas Area, Southeast Valley, St. Edmond and Eagle Grove.

Josh Van Hutzen claimed the 110 hurdles (16.97), Spencer Moon won the 1600 (4:50.28), Colton Bahr the high jump (5-10), the distance medley relay and the shuttle hurdle relay all were winners for the Titans.

Picking up seconds were Brandon Assman (110 hurdles), Moon (3200),

For the Cougars, Keaton Wood won the long jump, 19-8.5, while Mark Condon was second. Cameron Krebsbach picked up the shot put title with a toss of 43-10.5.

Manson NW also had a first in the 4×800 and a second in the 4×400 and shuttle hurdle.

Charlie Shelly was runner-up in the 400 for the Gaels (53.70), while SEHS also placed second in the sprint medley.

“We had a number of season-bests,” SEHS head coach Bill Kibby said. “That was good to see considering the weather wasn’t the best. It was a good competition and a very well run meet.”

Southeast Valley’s Spencer Warehime won the 3200 (10:12.95) and teammate Mason Ackerson claimed the discus (117-7). Nyles Johnson added a second in the 200, as did JJ Graves in the discus.

Konner Roth claimed the 800 for the Raiders in 2:04.88 ahead of South Central Calhoun’s Chase McAlister and Moon. The Raiders also won the 4×100, 4×200 and sprint medley.

For Pocahontas Area, Andrew Klaassan was runner-up in the 100 and Nick Harrison in the shot put. The Indians also were second in the 4×100 relay, the 4×200 relay and the distance medley relay.

Eagle Grove’s Dalton Schaffer was second in the 1600, as was Lincoln Miller in the 400 hurdles. The Eagles were runners-up in the 4×800 relay.

In the junior varsity event, St. Edmond’s Payton Spangler (100), Jonah Hindt (200) and the sprint medley relay all picked up wins.

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