West Branch Middle Schools boys track team finished fifth in the seventh-grade contest and fourth in the eighth-grade contest at the Durant Junior High Invitational on April 25.
The seventh-grade team scored 68 points; North Cedar won with 149. The eighth-grade team scored 71 points; West Liberty won with 134.
We ran well with the changes we made, Coach Jeff Arp said. We still have more changes coming, but I think we are starting to figure out how to run some different races.
High jump 7th: 4. Ben Thompson 4-2; long jump 8th: 6. Jordan Baldwin 13-2.75; discus 7th: 5. Ethan Fetzer 68-4, 6. Bill Friis 62-9 and 8th: 7. Brandon Rummelhart 69-7, Dan Beauter 60-3.5; shot put 7th: 4. Andrew Black 27-2 and 8th: 3. Colton Dietz 32-6, 8. John Krall 26-3; 4x800 7th: 1. Devin Alberhasky, Ben Thompson, Ethan Fetzer, Jacob Graves 11:36.46 and 8th: 3. Cooper Kabela, John Krall, Brandon Rummelhart, Nick Schreiber 11:47.39; 4x100 7th: 3. John Muckler, Devin Alberhasky, Andrew Black, Ben Kyllingstad 1:28.03 and 8th: 2. Christopher McTaggart, Duncan Avant, Dalton Depoorter, Cooper Kabela 1:18.15; 100m 7th: 8. Alex Miller 19.21 and 8th: 3. Sam Martens 13.46; distance medley 7th: 5. Trevor Thein, Nick Heilmann, Bill Friis, Will Martin 5:19.68 and 8th: 3. Brandon Rummelhart, Nick Madsen, John Krall, Dan Beuter 5:46.53; 400m 8th: 4. Garrett Tucker 1:05; 4x200 7th: 5. Trevor Thein, Nick Heilmann, Bill Friis, Andrew Black 2:11.99 and 8th: 5. Colton Dietz, Jace Gongora, Duncan Avant, Jordan Baldwin 2:05.93; 1600m 7th: 3. Ben Thompson 6:20.78 and 8th: 1. Cooper Kabela 5:35.32; 100m hurdles 7th: 4. Ben Kyllingstad 17.37 and 8th: 6. Christopher McTaggart 20.26; 200m 8. Sam Martens 29.57, 9. Dan Beauter 32.61; spring medley 7th: 3. John Muckler, Nick Heilmann, Ethan Fetzer, Jacob Graves 2:15.52 and 8th: 5. Colton Dietz, Nick Schreiber, Jace Gongora, Garrett Tucker 2:01; 200m hurdles 7th: 2. Ben Kyllingstad 33.96 and 8th: 8. Christopher McTaggart 36.59; 800m 7th: 5. Will Martin 3:04.47 and 8th: 1. Jordan Baldwin 2:27.58; 4x100 7th: 3. Ethan Fetzer, Ben Thompson, Andrew Black, Devin Alberhasky 58.08 and 8th: 4. Colton Dietz, Duncan Avant, Nick Schreiber, Garrett Tucker 55.07; 4x400 7th: 3rd place (time n/a) and 8th: 3. Jace Gongora, Dan Beauter, John Krall, Brandon Rummelhart 5:17.84