Dwenger Boys Claim Regional Track Title

MARION, Ind. (WANE) – Bishop Dwenger won the first regional championship in program history on Thursday night as the Saints edged second-place Carroll at Indiana Wesleyan.
Dwenger tallied 59.5 points on the night while Carroll came in second with 54. Lakeland was third at 46 points, while Marion and Homestead tied for fourth with 39 points.
Dwenger’s Jared Schipper won the pole vault with a jump of 14-feet, 6-inches.
South Side’s Shaton Harris won the 200 meters (22.02 seconds) and finished second in the 100 meters.
North Side’s Tyvon Kelley won the 400 meters by almost 2 seconds with a time of 48.58.
Eastbrook’s Josh Neideck took first in the 800 meters, while Dwenger’s Jake Hursh and Greg Tippmann earned valuable points for the Saints by finishing second and third, respectively.
Brandon Arnold of West Noble won the 1,600 meters, less than two seconds ahead of Carroll’s Cameron Clements.
Concordia’s Zachery Panning took first in the 3,200 meters by almost eight seconds. Homestead’s Brayden Law finished second while DeKalb’s Mark Beckman, Carroll’s Clements, and Dwenger’s Tyler Adgalanis rounded out the top five.
Blackhawk Christian’s Joel Shellabarger won the 110 meter hurdles with Reid Jutte of Norwell coming in second.
Jordan Davis of Homestead won the 300 meter hurdles, less than one second ahead of Northrop’s Bruce Stephens.
Marion won the 4×100 relay, North Side won the 4×400, and Homestead the 4×800.
Marion’s Jordan Feuerstein took first in the high jump at 6-foot, 4 and 3/4 inches while Bellmont’s Cameron Bienz and Wayne’s Tyrese Easton came in second and third, respectively.
In the pole vault Schipper edged Zach Sheppard of Prairie Heights for first, as both cleared 14-feet, 6-inches but Shepard had more misses.
Trace Oswalt of Blackford won the long jump, Evan Garretson of Lakeland the shot put, and Grant Harris of Southern Wells the discus.
State finals are next Saturday at Indiana University in Bloomington.

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