Boschee wins high jump title for Blackhawks

PLAINSMAN FILE PHOTO BY BENJAMIN CHASE Jeff Boschee jumps at the 281 Conference track meet this season.

SIOUX FALLS — Jeffery Boschee won a state title for Sanborn Central/Woonsocket in the Class A boys’ high jump; during the opening day of the State Track Meet on Thursday at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls.

Boschee cleared 6 feet, 7.25 inches to claim the top spot.

The Miller girls’ earned a spot in the 400-meter relay finals with a fifth-place finish in the prelims. Tyra Gates, Ally Mullaney, Morgan Kolda and Jaden Werdel combined for a time of 51.43 seconds.

Sioux Falls Christian held the top spot in both the Class A boys’ and girls’ standings after the first day of competition.

The Chargers had 24 points in the boys’ standings, while Lennox was second at 14.5. Deuel was third at 11, while Sanborn Central/Woonsocket had 10 points to share the fourth spot with Platte-Geddes and Milbank.

Sioux Falls Christian had 20 points in the girls’ standings, while Lennox was second at 16. West Central and Dakota Valley shared the third spot with 11, while Sioux Valley was fifth at 9.

The second day of the state meet begins today at 9 a.m.

Class A

100 prelims: 1, Berkeley Engelland, Mt. Vernon/Plankinton, 12.24.
100 hurdles prelims: 1, Reagan Rus, Mt. Vernon/Plankinton, 15.47; 9, Elizabeth Boschee, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket, 16.27; 11, Sara Tonvold, Clark/Willow Lake, 16.42; 23, Tyra Gates, Miller, 17.72.
400 relay prelims: 1, Sioux Falls Christian 49.03; 5, Miller 51.43.
3,200 relay: 1, Sioux Falls Christian 9:37.47; 16, Clark/Willow Lake 10:24.38.
Medley relay: 1, Sioux Falls Christian 4:07.21; 12, Clark/Willow Lake 4:29.98; 18, Miller 4:36.75.
Triple jump: 1, 1, Molli Thornton, West Central, 35-4.75.

100 prelims: 1, Blake Boyster, Custer, 10.93.
110 hurdles prelims: 1, Reed Rus, Mt. Vernon/Plankinton, 14.82; 21, Isaak Hunter, Miller, 17.24.
400 relay prelims: 1, Sioux Falls Christian 43.84.
3,200 relay: 1, Sioux Falls Christian 7:54.51 (meet record).
Medley relay: 1, Sioux Falls Christian 3:33.85 (meet record).
Discus: 1, Lee Reiser, Platte-Geddes, 177-5; 11, Trevor Werdel, Miller, 139-1; 19, Toby Kneen, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket, 127-10.
High jump: 1, Jeffery Boschee, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket, 6-7.25.