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Tritle qualifies for Drake
April 26, 2013

Crystal Eskelsen

Sun sports

Lisbon sophomore Keegan Tritle is the Lions' lone qualifier for the prestigious Drake Relays this weekend in Des Moines.

"Keegan is one of only two underclassmen to qualify," said Casey Baxa, Lion head coach.

The top 25 throwers earn the opportunity to compete against the top athletes in the state, and Tritle had the 23rd best qualifying throw of 50 feet, three inches.

"To qualify as a sophomore in the shot put is a huge accomplishment," Baxa said.

The Lions competed at Center Point-Urbana last week and finished second with 92 points. The host Pointers won the meet with 201 team points.

Lisbon's shuttle hurdle team of Tanner Sackett-Hopkins, Nate Heims, Tyler Svatosch and Cameron Jorgenson finished third in a time of 1:05.44.

Sackett-Hopkins ran to a fourth-place finish in the 400m hurdles race, finishing in 1:00.90.

Lion senior Caleb Schmidt was second in the 800m race in a time of 2:09.65. Austin Springsteen won the 1600m race in 4:41.60.

The Lions competed at West Liberty, Friday.

Lisbon at Center Point-Urbana

Team Scores: 1.Center Point-Urbana 201, 2.Lisbon 92, 3.North Linn 51, 4.Benton 49, 5.Starmont 33, 6.Alburnett 29, 7.Jesup 25, 8.Maquoketa Valley 23, 9.East Buchanan 22, 10.Edgewood-Colesburg 20, 11.Independence 10.

Lion individual finishes

Sackett-Hopkins, Rickard, Svatosch, Sprinsteen 4x400m 3rd 3:44.67

Schmidt 800m 2nd 2:09.65

Noll, Rickard, Svatosch, Springsteen DMed 3rd 3:55.02

Sackett-Hopkins 400H 4th 1:00.90

Frey 400H 5th 1:03.40

McAndrew 200m dnp 26.72

Montgomery 200m dnp 30.32

Noll 100m 3rd 11.53

Sackett-Hopkins 100m dnp 12.64

Sackett-Hopkins, Heims, Svatosch, Jorgenson Shuttle Hurd 3rd 1:05.44

McAndrew, Frey, McCloy, Schmidt 4x800m 4th 9:36.71

Springsteen 3200m 2nd 10:02.09

Morningstar 3200m 3rd 10:25.47

Springsteen 1600m 1st 4:41.60

Morningstar 1600m 5th 5:04.08

Jorgenson 110H 4th 17.53

Noll, Jorgenson, Rickard, Givens 4x200m 5th

Frey 400m 6th 56.44

Langhurst 400m dnp 1:04.18

Givens L.Jump 2nd 18-1

Frey L.Jump 7th 17-1

Tritle Disc 7th 118-9

Montgomery Disc dnp 107-7

Tritle Shot 2nd 47-10.5

Kamberling Shot dnp 34-5.25

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