Wolverine boys, girls ninth at Bruce Jenner Invite

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By Joel Stevens, Associate Editor

The East Mills girls and boys track teams competed in the Bruce Jenner Indoor Invitational in Limoni on Saturday.

Both the girls and the boys placed ninth in the team standings at the indoor event held on the campus of Graceland College.

The boys were led by the gold medal run of Jake Bolton who topped the field in the 200-meters with a time of 24.36.

The Wolverines distance medley relay team of Nick Pittmon, Bolton, Luke Schafer and Jake Doyle placed fourth with a time of 4:12.69.

Pittmon added a fifth place individual finish in the 55-meter dash.

The relay team of Kaleb Richter, Ethan Stephens, Daniel Duysen and Schafer was fifth in the 4x800-meter relay.

The boys 4x100-meter relay team placed eighth.

On the girls side, the Wolverines’ 4x200-meter relay team of Amy Walker, Shelby Sommerla, Megan Dickersbach and Kara Helbling was second in 2:00.86.

Helbling added a fifth place finish in the 200-meter dash and ran the anchor leg of the 4x100-meter relay team, along with Walker, Sam Shores and Dickersback that placed sixth.

Sommerla chipped in a seventh place finish in the 1,500-meters and Jensen Duysen was seventh in the shot-put with a top toss of 28 feet, one inch.

Zoe Frink was eighth in the 200-meters and Sommerla added an eighth place finish in the high jump.