WIC track competes in Dickinson County

IRON RIVER—The West Iron County girls and boys track teams continued their seasons with a pair of meets in Dickinson County last week.
    In the first meet, the Norway Invitational, the Wykons girls finished sixth of 11, while the boys placed seventh of 11. In their second meet, the Wykons wound up third in the Kingsford triangular which included Houghton.
    At Norway, the girls 3,200 relay team of Zoe Kolenda, Courtney Reitmeyer, Emily Nelson and Kali Dennis led the way with a victory in 11:40. Jordan Shamion and McKenna Kegley placed second in the 100 hurdles (17.97) and the discus (84-4), respectively.
    Kolenda added an individual third in the 3,200 (13:55.44) and a fourth in the 800 (2:47.49). The 1,600-relay team of Madison Berutti, Nelson, Reitmeyer and Shamion also placed fourth (4:55.72), while Aurora Dahl (12-11) took fifth in the long jump and Nelson did the same in the shot put (26-10).
    Reitmeyer (1:11.94 in the 400) and the 800 relay (Dahl, Isabella Hankins, Shamion, Dayle Kemppainen, 2:08.14) and the 400 relay (Dahl, Hankins, Reitmeyer, Berutti, 1:00.24) took sixth in their events.
    North Dickinson won the team championship with 111.5 points. Stephenson was runner-up with 90. The Wykons finished with 47 points.
    In the boys event, Nathan Lundin led the way with second-place results in the discus (101-10) and the shot put (35-14). Justyn Lambert finished third in the 110 hurdles (18.35) and sixth in the 300 hurdles (50.63), while Landon Sundelius took fourth in the 300 hurdles (49.53) and fifth in the 110 hurdles (19.83).
    Norway was the team champion with 123 points. Stephenson finished second with 97. The Wykons wound up with 29 points.
    The next day, the Wykons finished a distant third in both the boys and girls events against the host Flivvers and the Gremlins.

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