GMLOS freshman breaks school record in 1600-meter run

Published 2:12pm Wednesday, April 18, 2012

STEWARTVILLE — The Grand-Meadow-LeRoy-Ostrander-Southland girls team had some big performances as they won the eight-team Glen Amundsen Invite in Stewartville Tuesday.

GMLOS freshman McKenzie Kirtz broke a Southland school record that was held since 1975 when she took first in the 1600-meter run. Kirtz’s record time is 5:29.35 and she won the race by 26 seconds.

Sydney Bendtsen won the 100-meter dash with a personal best time for GMLOS, while Betsy Oswald won the 200-meter dash with a season best time, Elizabeth May won the 400-meter dash with a season best time and Danielle Hanson won the 300-meter hurdles with a season best time.

The Hayfield girls finished seventh in Stewartville and Blooming Prairie took eighth.

In the boys meet, Hayfield’s Hunter Anderson won the shot put, Blooming Prairie’s Gabe Kartes won the triple jump and GMLOS’s Mike Felten won the 400-meter dash.

The GMLOS boys finished fourth, BP took fifth and Hayfield took seventh.


100-meter dash: Caleb Gilbertson (Hayfield) (fourth, 11.78); Gabe Kartes (Blooming Prairie (fifth, 11.90)

200-meter dash: Gabe Kartes (fourth, 23.68); Mike Felten (Grand Meadow-LeRoy-Ostrander-Southland) (fifth, 23.80)

400-meter dash: Mike Felten (GMLOS) (first, 53.42); Caleb Gilbertson (H) (second, 53.47); Michael Thomas (BP) (third, 53.72)

800-meter run: Zack Canterbury (GMLOS) (third, 2:08.73)

1600-meter run: Jon Fleischmann (H) (second, 4:59.45); Adam Driessen (BP) (fourth, 5:03.18); Gabe Tempel (H) (fifth, 5:09.16)

3200-meter run: David Hansen (BP) (second, 10:51.14); Cody Wagaman (BP) (third, 11.34.84); Dalton Dahle (H) (fifth, 11:42.93)

110-meter hurdles: Paul Apenhorst (GMLOS) (third, 16.77)

4 x 100-meter relay: Max Klingerman, Coty Kirtz, Marvin Heimer, Paul Apenhorst (GMLOS) (third, 47.47)

4 x 200-meter relay: Zack Canterbury, Mike Felten, Marvin Heimer, Coty Kirtz (GMLOS) (second, 1:37.17)

4 x 400-meter relay: Cole Hartson, Michael Bauer, Zack Canterbury, Mike Ojulu (GMLOS) (third, 3:49.90)

4 x 800-meter relay: Jon Fleischmann, Gabe Tempel, Cameryn Stadler, Isaac Wangen (H) (third, 9:26.08)

High jump: Mike Ojulu (GMLOS) (second, 5-8)

Long jump: Caleb Gilbertson (H) (fourth, 18-5.5)

Triple jump: Gabe Kartes (BP) (first, 41-3.5)

Shot put: Hunter Anderson (H) (first, 52-10.5)


100-meter dash: Sydney Bendtsen (GMLOS) (first, 13.29); Madison Heydt (H) (third, 13.74); Kaitlyn Kirtz (GMLOS) (fourth, 14.14)

200-meter dash: Betsy Oswald (GMLOS) (first, 27.48); Madison Heydt (H) (fourth, 28.86); Addison Tapp (GMLOS) (fifth, 29.05)

400-meter dash: Elizabeth May (GMLOS) (first, 1:01.73); Madison Heydt (H) (second, 1:06.15); Sara Gilbertson (H) (fifth, 1:07.50)

800-meter run: McKenzie Kirtz (GMLOS) (second, 2:28.17)

1600-meter run: McKenzie Kirtz (GMLOS) (first, 5:29.35); Hannah Johnson (H) (fifth, 6:16.73)

3200-meter run: Morgan Ellis (H) (second, 13:19.24); Sevin Cremeans (BP) (fifth, 13:49.49)

100-meter hurdles: Danielle Hanson (GMLOS) (second, 17.57)

300-meter hurdles: Danielle Hanson (GMLOS) (first, 48.03)

4 x 100-meter relay: Kelly Gray, Rachel Oehlke, Kaitlyn Kirtz, Addison Tapp (GMLOS) (third, 54.85)

4 x 200-meter relay: Sydney Bendtsen, Elizabeth May, Betsy Oswald, Addison Tapp (GMLOS) (first, 1:51.13)

4 x 400-meter relay: Danielle Hanson, Sydney Bendtsen, Elizabeth May, Betsy Oswald (first, 4:18.83)

High jump: Addison Tapp (GMLOS) (fifth, 4-6)

Pole vault: Amber Riedemann (GMLOS) (fourth, 8-0)

Long jump: Sydney Bendtsen (GMLOS) (second, 14-11); Danielle Hanson (GMLOS) (third, 14-8.25); Kelly Gray (GMLOS) (fourth, 14-6.50)

Triple jump: Elizabeth May (GMLOS) (second, 32-6); McKenzie Kirtz (GMLOS) (fourth, 30-0)

Shot put: Morgan Schmitz (GMLOS) (fifth, 28-0)

Discus: Morgan Schmitz (GMLOS) (first, 106-2)

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