—Messenger photo by Britt Kudla Fort Dodge’s Dreshaun Ross competes in the Dodger Relays at Dodger Stadium on Thursday. For more photos, visit CU at messengernews.net

Another installment of the Dodger Relays took place Thursday night, as the seventh and eighth grade Fort Dodge boys hosted a meet.

Joining the Dodgers were St. Edmond, Humboldt, Webster City, Ames, Marshalltown and Iowa Falls-Alden with Ankeny competing in the eighth grade events.

Seventh-grader Noah Daniel won two events and was second in a third as he captured the 200-meter dash (26.72) and long jump (17-4). Daniel was also the 100-meter dash runner-up (12.65).

Dreshaun Ross won the 200 hurdles (30.39) and was second in the 100 hurdles (17.78) with the Dodger 4×100 also placing first in 53.29.

Hunter Horn was the high jump runner-up (4-11) with the Fort Dodge 4×200 relay (2:01.11) and shuttle hurdle relay (1:14.06) also placing seconds.

Rylan Lara was third in the 100 hurdles in 18.32.

For the St. Edmond seventh-grade team, Drake Vandi captured the 400 (1:00.02) with the Gael 4×200 (4:20.57) and sprint medley (1:56.55) also placing first.

Kinnick Henning (100/12.77), Koleman Hanson (400/1:02.64) and Thomas Knobbe (800/2:45.80) were third alongside the St. Edmond 4×100 (56.23) and 4×200 (2:01.46) relays.

Webster City’s Cole Nohrenberg won the discus (93-2) and shot put (34-10) with Humboldt claiming the 4×200, 4×800 and distance medley relays.

From the Dodger eighth-graders, Tanner Teske and Mason Liska were event winners. Teske captured the 800 in 2:31.03 with Liska the 1600 in 5:32.73.

Hunter Richardson was the 400 runner-up (58.76) with the shuttle hurdle relay also placing second in 1:15.92.

Richardson added a third in the 200 (25.91) as Jase Nekvinda placed third in the long jump (17-2). The 4×400 for Fort Dodge also claimed bronze in 4:28.59.

St. Edmond won the 4×400 in 4:19.39 with the 4×800 (10:20.88) and distance medley (4:36.66) relays securing seconds. Liam Shannon was third in the 800 (2:34.04) and 1600 (5:39.41), as Klay Baker placed third in the 400 (1:00.61).

From Webster City, Eric Calles won two events (200/24.66) (long jump/18-10.5) with the Lynx also claiming the 4×100, 4×200 and sprint medley relays.

Humboldt’s Coen Matson (100 hurdles/15.88), Mason Van Pelt (discus/103-1 and shot put/41-9.5) and Jackson Dodd (high jump/5-6) were winners alongside the shuttle hurdle and distance medley relays.

Ames won the seventh-grade team title followed by Fort Dodge, Humboldt, Marshalltown, St. Edmond, Webster City and Iowa Falls. Humboldt won the eighth-grade race with Fort Dodge second followed by Ames, Webster City, St. Edmond, Ankeny, Marshalltown and Iowa Falls.


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