Cub boys place fourth at Carlisle

Joe RandlemanStaff Writer

CARLISLE — The Nevada boys’ track team had a strong showing at the Wildcat Relays April 26 in Carlisle as the Cubs placed fourth out of 14 teams.

Nevada scored 59 points to edge Ballard by three points for fourth. Carlisle and Indianola dominated with 128 and 126.5 points respectively, and Winterset took third with a score of 67.

Nevada won three events and picked up two silver medals at Carlisle.

Stephen Dolley won the shot put and placed second in the discus for Nevada.

In the shot put Dolley’s best throw of 49 feet, seven inches edged the 49-4 thrown by Clarke’s Kooper Brimm for first. In the discus Dolley peaked with a throw of 141-6 to trail only the 156-10 thrown by Norwalk’s Sonny Onken.

Brendan Sellberg, Lane Hillock, Erik Fevold and Peyton Sharp teamed up to win both the 4 X 200 and 4 X 100-meter relays for Nevada.

The Cub team clocked in at one minute, 33.83 seconds in the 4 X 200 to beat out Indianola’s 1:34.17 effort for the gold. Sellberg, Hillock, Fevold and Sharp won the 4 X 100 in :44.40, topping Carlisle’s :44.97 showing for the gold.

Sharp added an individual silver in the 400 low hurdles. His time of :57.38 was only bested by the :56.83 run by Carlisle’s Dallas Wright.

Malachi Hornbuckle picked up one bronze medal and two fourth-place finishes in distance events for Nevada.

In the 3,200 Hornbuckle placed third with a 10:26.74 showing. He came in fourth in the 1,600 at 4:52.03 and again in the 800 with a 2:12.60 showing.

Final team scores: 1. Carlisle 128 points, 2. Indianola 126.5, 3. Winterset 67, 4. Nevada 59, 5. Ballard 56, 6. Norwalk 51.5, 7. Bondurant-Farrar 50.5, 8. Perry 39, 9. Oskaloosa 36, 10. ADM 31, 11. Chariton 30, 12. Clarke 20.5, 13. Creston 4, 14. Knoxville 3.

Individual results - Nevada

Shot put - 1. Stephen Dolley, 49-7; 10. Chris Dobernecker, 40-8.

Discus - 2. Dolley, 141-6; 14. Luke Merfeld, 109-11.

Long jump - 19. Robert Edwards, 17-10.

High jump - 11. (tie) Om’Unique Wilkerson, 5-6.

3,200-meter run - 3. Malachi Hornbuckle, 10:26.74; 13. Drew Barker, 12:31.60.

4 X 800-meter relay - 10. Nevada (Caden Trygstad, Jacob Sanders, Connor Kline, Connor MacVey), 9:14.17.

Shuttle hurdle relay - 7. Nevada (Luke Merfeld, A.J. Strottman, Jacob Strottman, Peyton Sharp), 1:07.00.

100-meter dash - 9. Erik Fevold, :12.05; 11. Lane Hillock, :12.19.

400-meter dash - 10. Joven Nelson, :54.36; 16. A.J. Strottman, :56.72.

4 X 200-meter relay - 1. Nevada (Brendan Sellberg, Hillock, Fevold, Peyton Sharp), 1:33.83.

110-meter high hurdles - 14. A.J. Strottman, :19.38; 15. Merfeld, :19.53.

1,600-meter run - 4. Hornbuckle, 4:52.03; 12. Trygstad, 5:12.98.

200-meter dash - 8. Preston Cattanach, :24.30; 11. Hillock, :24.41.

400-meter low hurdles - 2. Sharp, :57.38; 16. J. Strottman, 1:10.70.

Distance medley relay - 9. Nevada (Sellberg, Cattanach, Nelson, MacVey), 4:06.94.

800-meter run - 4. Hornbuckle, 2:12.60; 10. (tie) Sanders, 2:23.22.

4 X 100-meter relay - 1. Nevada (Sellberg, Hillock, Fevold, Sharp), :44.40.

4 X 400-meter relay - 9. Nevada (Ross Mitchell, Edwards, J. Strottman, Nelson), 3:54.10.