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Trojans boys track team finishes well as conference meet
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NORTH CRAWFORD - The North Crawford boys track team finished well at the conference championships despite low numbers. 

The Trojans finished in third place as a team with 96 points. Kickapoo/ La Farge won the meet with 184 points followed by Wauzeka-Steuben with 120. Seneca was fourth with 74 followed by Ithaca-Weston with 42 and DeSoto with 28.
Munson runs
North Crawford freshman Stephen Munson finished in third place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.17, and third in the 200-meter dash with 24.83 at the Ridge & Valley Conference Meet.

Looking good for the Trojans was freshman Stephen Munson. He finished in third place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.17, third in the 200-meter dash with 24.83. He then went to the jumps and ended up in fourth place in the long jump with a leap of 18’2.75” and he took second palce in the triple jump with a jump of 29’6.75” (CB).

Munson jumps
North Crawford freshman Stephen Munson ended up in fourth place in the long jump with a leap of 18’2.75” and he took se-cond place in the triple jump with a jump of 29’6.75” (CB) at the Ridge & Valley Conference Meet.

Also doing well was the 4x400-meter relay team who won the event with a season best time of 3:57.87. The team included Brent Jelinek, Clayton Herfel, Taylor Peery and Joaquin Perez.

Jelinek also did well in the pole vault by jumping a career high jump of 11’0”, good enough for third place. He then went on to finish in fourth place in the 400-meter dash in a time of 58.00. Finishing just ahead of him was teammate Taylor Peery who ran a career best time of 57.35. Peery also ended up in third place in the high jump with a leap of 5’8”.

Jlinek jumps
Trojan Brent Jelinek did well in the pole vault at the Ridge & Valley Conference Meet by jumping a career high jump of 11’0”, good enough for third place.

Other results of the meet were:

200m Dash – Clayton Herfel – 10th– 27.29

800m Run - Gavin Forkash – sixth – 2:19.49--Dylan Heisz –12th– 3:16.31

1600m Run – Gavin Forkash – 5:08.24--Dominic Carstens – fourth – 5:11.06---Liam O’Brien – eighth – 3:16.31

3200m Run - Carstens – second – 11:15.81--Gavin Forkash – sixth– 12:02.23--Liam O’Brien – seventh – 12:26.08 (CB)

110m HH – Joaquin Perez – second – 19.52

300m IH – Perez – third – 46.57 (CB)

High Jump – Forkash – sixth – 4’8”

Long Jump – Peery – fifth – 17’2.25”

Shot Put – Clayton Herfel – fifth – 36’7”--Dylan Heisz – 28’6”

Discus – Herfel – ninth -98’6”

“All of the boys performed well today,” Coach Mike Allbaugh stated after the meet. “If we had a few more athletes, we could have finished a bit higher. However, to finish in third place with only nine athletes that is a huge accomplishment.”