Wildcat 4x400 relay runs 3rd in state track

Humboldt High senior sprinter Denny Pederson placed eighth in the 200 meters in the Class 3A state track meet in Des Moines last week. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Humboldt's 4x400 relay of Matt Miller, Jamison Heinz, Cale Hundertmark and Denny Pederson placed third in 1:01.65 to lead Humboldt's entries in the Class 3A state track and field championships at Drake Stadium in Des Moines last week (May 17-19).

Bryce Gidel placed eighth in the 1,500 meters in 4:54.68 and ran ninth in the 3,000 meters to lead the Humboldt girls.
Matt Miller also ran ninth in the 400 meters. Gidel finished the 3,000 in 10:52.96 while Miller clocked 50.31 seconds in the 400.

Humboldt senior Denny Pederson placed eighth in the 200 meters finals.
In the shuttle hurdle relay, Humboldt's girls ran 17th in 10:10.65. The relay consisted of Jori Hajek, Kailee Dettmann, Claire Varangkounh and Lily Groat. The boys' shuttle hurdle relay ran 16th overall in 1:01.65. The Wildcat boys' 4x800 relay ran 21st in 8:35.36. The relay was comprised of Caiden Baker, Eric Wittrock, Noah Helmer and Calvin Carlson.

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