Multiple athletes from across northwest Iowa completed over the weekend in the Iowa State High School Track and Field meet at Drake University in Des Moines.
Spirit Lake High School captured the Class 2A boys state championship, earning its first state title in 30 years. Several athletes from the region earned top-five finishes in Saturday competition. Among them were:
Class 1A boys: Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn , fifth in the 4x100 meter relay
Class 2A girls: Madison Brouwer, Sibley-Ocheyedan, second in the 1500 meters and third in the 800 meters; Okoboji, Milford, second in the 4x100 meter relay; Ethnee Jorgensen, Okoboji, Milford, fifth in the 100 meters.
Class 2A boys: Jack Latham, Spirit Lake, first in high hurdles; second in 200 meters and first in 100 meters; Spirit Lake, first in the 4x110 meter shuttle hurdle; Qai Hussey, Spirit Lake, first in the 200 meters and third in the 100 meters; Spirit Lake, first in the 800 meter sprint medley; Reyer Sundall, Spirit Lake, third in 800 meter medley; Xander Rentschler, West Lyon, third in 200 meters wheelchair and fourth in 100 meters wheelchair.
Class 3A boys: Caden Plasier, Sioux Center, third in 100 meters.
Complete results from the state meet can be found at https://results.wayzatatiming.com/meets/16710.
The Worthington High School boys track and field team placed eighth of 12 teams Saturday in the state Class AA team in Stillwater.
Abagotte Opiew was first in the triple jump for the Trojans and the 4x800 meter relay team also captured a first-place finish. Other top-five finishers for WHS were Adan Hinojosa, second in the discus; Mikele Walu, third in the 800 meters; Abagotte Opiew, fourth in the 110-meter hurdles; Fanuel Wolday, fifth in 3200-meter run; and Marenono Opiew, fifth in the 110-meter hurdles. The Trojans 4x400 meter relay team also placed second.
In girls track and field, Luverne placed second in the state Class A True Team meet, while Jackson County Central placed seventh. Luverne placed fourth in state A boys true team competition.