DASH High School Track 2015 Kettle Moraine Lutheran Meet Report

Hello DASH families,

The high school track and field team got the DASH team’s big week started yesterday with their meet at Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School. The weather was perfect, and with the athletes in mid-season form, it was time to post some great results.

Kayla Bruton won the 100 meter race for the second meet in a row. Renee Walters ran to a strong 2nd place finish in her 100 heat. Jeremy Marek made it to the meet just in time to run in his 100 heat, and Nicholas Funk raced to a 6th place finish for the boys. Jacob Dickman led the 1600 meter race from start to finish to give us a DASH victory. We had two girls 4×200 teams. Nina Smrecek, Johannah Lee, and Jessy Homa were leading Renee Walter, Andrea Beck, and Bekka Homa, but anchor Kayla Bruton proved too fast for Zipporah Caspers at the finish. Both teams ran well. The boys 4×200 team of Samuel Zinkgraf, Jeremy Marek, Noah Evans, and Nicholas Funk raced two laps in 1:53. Tommy Ebert was our lone 400 runner on the day and posted a 1:09 time. Our girls 800 runners all had season best times. Andrea Beck took over her race in the 2nd lap to be the overall winner with her 2:42 time. Zipporah Caspers stayed just ahead of Jessy Homa and posted a 3:02. Johannah Lee ran in the first heat and beat her personal record by eight seconds. Jacob Dickman took command of the boys 800 race at the start and got his second win of the day. Samuel Zinkgraf and Noah Evans both posted times in the 2:30’s for the first time this year. Kayla Bruton followed up her 100 win with a 3rd place finish in the 200. Renee Walters edged Nina Smrecek in her 200 heat with both girls running in the low 33’s. Jeremy Marek came in just ahead of Tommy Ebert in their 200 heat, with Nicholas Funk racing to a nice 4th place overall finish in the next heat. The girls 4×400 team of Johnanah Lee, Zipporah Caspers, and Nina Smrecek kept the race close enough for Andrea Beck to close out a 2nd place finish in the last race of the day.

In field events, Kayla Bruton broke her personal record in the long jump by over two feet to finish 5th overall. Jessy Homa broke 10 feet in her first attempt at high school long jumping. Bekka Homa improved five inches from her last meet. Nicholas Funk landed a 16’07.5″ jump to place 5th among the boys. Johannah Lee tried the triple jump for the first time and hop, skipped, and jumped well. In the shot put, Noah Evans’ personal best throw was just an inch and a half shorter than Samuel Zinkgraf’s throw. These boys are close. Renee Walters threw the discus for the first time and finished 7th with a 65 foot throw. Zipporah Caspers had a throw of 56 feet for a personal record. Samuel Zinkgraf spun his discus over 70 feet for a new DASH record. The field events went well.

Thanks to all the parents who got the athletes to the meet, and to Renee Walters for getting record-setter Samuel Zinkgraf there. Thanks to the camera lady for getting all the photos. The camera let us down only at the end of the girls 4×200. Thanks to the crew at Kettle Moraine Lutheran for hosting another great meet. Now to get ready for today’s Pacer Relays. I hope to see you there.

Take care,
Jim Caspers

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