Austin’s Okello has strong showing at Rosemount track invite

Published 11:09 pm Friday, April 27, 2012

ROSEMOUNT, MINN. — The Austin boys track and field team took sixth out of seven teams at the 39th annual Jim Sauer Invite in Rosemount Friday.

Austin’s Omot Okello took third in the 110-meter hurdles and fourth in the 300-meter hurdles, Nate Schwab took fifth in the 1600-meter run, and Andrew Hagan took fifth in the discus.

“Rosemount traditionally has one of the top track teams in the state and it is good for our boys to see the high level of competition that this meet has,” Austin head coach Tony Einertson said.

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100-meter dash: Zach Vierkandt (11th, 12.06)

200-meter dash: Zach Vierkandt (12th, 24.52)

400-meter dash: Dylan Diekmann (14th, 55.94)

800-meter run: Nate Schwab (12th, 2:12.11)

1600-meter run: Nate Schwab (fifth, 4:51.32); Andrew Baker (ninth, 4:58.01)

3200-meter run: Andrew Baker (fourth, 10:35.87)

110-meter hurdles: Omot Okello (third, 16.02)

300-meter hurdles: Omot Okello (fourth, 42.27)

4 x 100-meter relay: Francisco Torres, Caleb Bentley, Jake Hagen-Erickson, Zach Vierkandt (fourth, 46.60)

4 x 800 meter relay: Jordan Bentley, Dylan Diekmann, Ryan Larson, Mason Wollersheim) (fifth, 8:53.15)

Pole vault: Caleb Bentley (fourth, 11-6)

Long jump: Erik Stephenson (10th, 18-4)

Shot put: Andrew Hagan (ninth, 43-1)

Discus: Andrew Hagan (fifth, 131-10)