Titans claim title

-Messenger photo by Britt Kudla Chase Mcalister of South Central Calhoun and St. Edmond Charlie Shelly (right) compete in Sprint Medley Relay during Brad Kruse Relays on Thursday in Manson

MANSON — The South Central Calhoun boys track team racked up 133 total points to top OA-BCIG and earn the overall title at the Brad Kruse Invitational.

Pocahontas Area was third with St. Edmond placing fourth. Southeast Valley finished sixth and Manson Northwest Webster was seventh.

The Titans leaned on five event titles to top OA-BCIG. Spencer Moon won the 3200, Josh Van Hulzen the 110 hurdles and Chase McAlister the 800.

Moon clocked a time of 10:20.05, Van Hulzen went 16.25 and McAlister 2:05.54. South Central Calhoun also won the sprint medley relay (1:38.18) and distance medley relay (3:40.98).

Runner-up finishes for the Titans included Moon (1600), Tanner Macke (200) and both the 4×100 and 4×400 relays.

St. Edmond’s Charlie Shelly was a double winner, claiming both the 200 and 400. Shelly went 24.05 in the 200 and clocked a time of 52.44 in the 400.

The Gaels also won the 4×200 (1:36.25) and closed the night with a first in the 4×400 (3:41.95). St. Edmond was second in the sprint medley relay.

Manson Northwest Webster won the shuttle hurdle relay in 1:01.87, just edging South Central Calhoun, who went 1:01.91. Ryan Anderson from Pocahontas Area claimed the long jump (19-1.25) and East Sac County’s Charlie Langner won the 400 hurdles (59.91).

Cameron Krebsbach (shot put) and Brian Pearson (400 hurdles) came in second for the host Cougars, with Nolan Johnson (800) and the distance medley relay also securing silvers. Pocahontas Area’s Cooper Christians (high jump), Chase Boeve (100) and the 4×800 relay were second, with East Sac County’s Carter Babe placing runner-up in the 400.

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