Teutons' Aberg, LR's Baldwin double at Sterling Relays

By Steve Sell
April 25, 2014

STERLING — Inman’s track and field teams turned in solid second-place finishes Thursday during the Sterling Relays.

The Teuton girls scored 85 points to outlast Ellsworth (69) for third. Sterling was a runaway winner with 147.

It was another great day for the Teutons’ Emma Aberg, as she won the 100 (12.8) and 200 (27.0). Also winning gold for the Teutons were Krystal Miller in the 400 (1:03.3) and the 4 x 100 relay team that included Aberg, Miller, Nicole Neufeldt and Taryn Glenn (53.0).

Little River’s girls took fourth with 65 points, riding a strong performance by Emily Baldwin as she won the shot put (37-1/2) and discus (108-5 1/2). Ruth Lehman won the 800 in 2:41 for the Redskins, who also won the 4 x 800 relay. Team members, who had a 12:10 clocking, were Lehman, Emily Smyres, Allie Peters and Katie Hazan.

On the boys’ side, it was another Sterling-Inman 1-2, with the Black Bears scoring 152 points to more than double the runner-up Teutons, who had 75.  Teuton firsts came from Justin Friesen in the 300 hurdles (42.7) and the 4 x 400 relay team of Friesen, Ethan Counsell, Tyler Gordon and Tyler Cottam.

Little River’s boys scored 13 points. Zach Galyon had a good day for the Redskins, including a third in the 400 (54.9).