Wildcat boys 3rd in season track opener


Humboldt's Aiden Christensen clears the bar in the high jump competition of the Nielsen Family Indoor track meet at the recreation center in Humboldt on March 13. Christensen jumped 5-4 and finished second. Independent photo.

Humboldt won four events and placed third in the team scoring of their indoor season-opening track meet held Friday night (March 13) inside the Nielsen Family Recreation Center.

Expecting to get a challenge from Class 3A power Carlisle and conference foe Webster City, the Wildcats got just that as they finished with 107 team points. Carlisle totaled 163.5 and Webster City was next with 111. Garner-Hayfield/Ventura placed fourth with 57.5 while Clarion-Goldfield-Dows (47) and Eagle Grove (41) round out the scoring.

Humboldt's individual champions were Cale Hundertmark in the 200-meters (25.11) and Quinton Orr in the 1,600-meters (4:38.64).

Humboldt also won the 4x800 meter relay (Trevor Jacobson, Eric Wittrock, Carter Theesfeld, Orr) in 8:47.25 and the 4x400 meter relay (Hundertmark, Wittrock, Aiden Christensen, Matt Miller) in 3:43.85.

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