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Spartans compete at Region XI Championships

Published: Thursday, May 9, 2013 12:54 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, May 9, 2013 7:09 a.m. CDT

COUNCIL BLUFFS — The Southwestern Community College track and field team competed at the Region XI Championships here on Saturday and Sunday, as the women’s team finished fourth and the men’s team finished fifth.

The Spartans had several events earn all-region honors on the women’s side.

Brei Theisen of Alton, Ill., finished third in the 400 meter hurdles to claim all-region honors. Theisen clocked a time of 1:19.48.

The 4x100 relay team also finished in the top three, earning all-region honors. The Spartan relay team finished third in 53.45.

The 4x400 relay team placed third, running 4:48.77. Kaley Folkerts and Molly Schimp tied for third in the high jump, clearing 1.48 meters.

Payton Wilkenfeld and Kalli McCann each had fifth-place finishes, as Wilkenfeld finished fifth in the 100 meter dash and McCann finished fifth in the 5,000 meter run.

On the men’s side, Eric Robinson finished fourth in the triple jump. Robinson jumped 11.40 meters.

The 4x400 relay team finished fifth in 3:42.10.

Also finishing fifth for the Spartans was freshman Jackson Shantz of Greenfield, who ran 56.78 in the 400 meter hurdles.

Joe Bierl finished sixth in the 800 meter run with a clocking of 1:59.77.

Freshman Zach Ruth of Osceola finished sixth in both the shot put and the discus. Ruth threw 12.73 meters in the shot put and 39.33 meters in the discus.

Region XI Championships

MEN

Team standings — 1. Iowa Central 300, 2. Iowa Western 226, 3. NIACC 76, 4. Gilette College 24, 5. Southwestern 11.

10,000 meters — 12. Dave Prchal, Southwestern, 38:13.07; 14. Josh Cob, Southwestern, 41:23.29.

3,000 meter steeplechase — 11. Dave Prchal, Southwestern, 11:18.69.

100 meter dash — 7. Terrence Gaye, Southwestern, 11.80; 8. Adam Pool, Southwestern, 12.64.

1,500 meters — 13. Gage Beers, Southwestern, 4:34.61; 14. Nate Carr, Southwestern, 5:06.90.

400 meter dash — 8. Rayvonne Brown, Southwestern, 50.32; 12. Brandon Bergren, Southwestern, 57.88.

400 meter hurdles — 5. Jackson Shantz, Southwestern, 56.78; 9. Eric Robinson, Southwestern, 1:08.35.

800 meters — 6. Joe Bierl, Southwestern, 1:59.77; 14. Brandon Bergren, Southwestern, 2:11.88; 15. Gage Beers, Southwestern, 2:14.86; 17. Nate Carr, Southwestern, 2:23.95; 18. Dave Prchal, Southwestern, 2:29.00.

200 meter dash — 7. Marquis Flowers, Southwestern, 23.27; 11. Terrence Gaye, Southwestern, 24.61; 12. Adam Pool, Southwestern, 25.08.

5,000 meters — 15. Josh Cobb, Southwestern, 19:12.13.

4x400 relay — 5. Southwestern, 3:42.10.

Shot put — 6. Zach Ruth, Southwestern, 12.73 meters.

Discus — 6. Zach Ruth, Southwestern, 39.33 meters.

Long jump — 8. Eric Robinson, Southwestern, 5.72 meters.

Triple jump — 4. Eric Robinson, Southwestern, 11.40 meters.

WOMEN

Team standings — 1. Iowa Western 261, 2. Iowa Central 254, 3. NIACC 34, 4. Southwestern 32, 5. Gilette College 27.

4x100 relay — 3. Southwestern, 53.45.

100 meter dash — 5. Payton Wilkenfeld, Southwestern, 13.46; 6. Kaley Folkerts, Southwestern, 13.93; 7. Kristin Klocksiem, Southwestern, 14.35.

1,500 meters — 9. Regina Hafner, Southwestern, 5:34.36.

400 meter hurdles — 3. Brei Theisen, Southwestern, 1:19.48.

800 meters — 9. Regina Hafner, Southwestern, 2:41.48.

200 meter dash — 8. Payton Wilkenfeld, Southwestern, 27.83; 10. Kristin Klocksiem, Southwestern, 28.85; 12. Kaley Folkerts, Southwestern, 29.52.

5,000 meters — 5. Kalli McCann, Southwestern, 20:44.86.

4x400 relay — 3. Southwestern, 4:48.77.

High jump — 3. Kaley Folkerts, Southwestern, 1.48 meters; 3. Molly Schimp, Southwestern, 1.48 meters.

Long jump — 6. Kaley Folkerts, Southwestern, 4.65 meters.

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