Orr 3rd in 3,200 meters, Miller 5th in 400

Quinton Orr ran to a third-place finish in the 3,200-meters in the state track and field championships in Des Moines on May 16. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Quinton Orr ran third in the 3,000 meter run and Matt Miller blazed to a fifth-place finish in the 400 meters on the opening day of the Class 3A Boys Track and Field Championships at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

Orr finished with a time of 9:45.59 while Miller ran 49.88 seconds in a very fast field of athletes. Humboldt stood in seventh in the team scoring with 7 points.

The Wildcats' Jamison Heinz made the finals in the 200 meter dash in 22.64 seconds. The Wildcats' shuttle hurdle relay finished third in their heat but were disqualified when a runner fell and went under a hurdle.

Humboldt's 4x800 relay ran 11th overall in 8:15.26. The quartet includes Calvin Carlson, Joseph Kunert, Noah Helmer and Eric Wittrock.

Action continues Friday morning at 9 a.m.

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