The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

High School Sports

April 18, 2014

River Kings light up the Day

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Clinton also scored points in five of the relays. The Queens were fifth in the 3,200, sixth in the 800 sprint medley and 1,600 distance medley, seventh in the 400 and eighth in the 1,600.

Harksen leads Indians

DUBUQUE -- Derek Harksen of Camanche led the area runners by placing second in the 100 meters Thursday at the Harold Sweet Invitational hosted by Monticello.

Harksen’s time of 11.32 was edged by an 11.29 from Nate Karlan of Cedar Rapids Jefferson. Camanche teammate Easton McDaniel placed fourth in the race in 11.60.

Will Seeser placed fourth (53.02) and Jeremiah Jones (53.52) was sixth for the Indians in the 400.

Harksen also anchored sixth-place finishes by the Indians in the 400, 800 and 1,600 relays. Camanche added an eighth in the shuttle hurdle relay.

Eli Kaczinski was third in the 3,200 in 9:39.76, lowering his school-best time for the third time in a week. Monticello’s Michael Melchert, who won the race, is the only Class 2A runner in Iowa with a faster time than Kaczinski this season.

Kaczinski also anchored a third-place finish for Northeast in the 1,600 distance medley relay in 3:45.20. Northeast also took sixth in the 3,200 relay.

Nick Kennicker placed fifth for the Rebels in the 400 hurdles (59.05), and Nick Anderson was sixth in the 800 (2:05.38).

Jace Michels led Bellevue with a third-place finish in the 400 hurdles in 58.25, while Robert Schroeder took a fourth in the 110 hurdles (15.75), Andrew Meyer took sixth in the 3,200 (10:08.36) and Tyler Banowetz placed sixth in the long jump (20-1.25). The Comets were seventh in the shuttle hurdle relay.

Rebels 2nd at Tipton

TIPTON — Northeast continued its momentum this season by finishing second with 94 points Thursday at the Tipton Tigerette Relays. Camanche tied for ninth with 26 points.

Mount Pleasant won a close three-way battle for first place, finishing two points ahead of Northeast with 96 points. Mount Vernon was third with 90.

The meet was the final meet before the Drake Relays, and Aleenah Marcucci was aiming to lower her time for the 400-meter hurdles.

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