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HALLSVILLE — The New Bloomfield Wildcats placed second out of 14 teams Friday in the Tomahawk Relays.

New Bloomfield finished with 108.5 points, with only the top six finishers scoring points. Harrisburg won the boys title with 176.5 points.

Adam Deppe recorded 26 points for the Wildcats, starting with a first-place finish in the boys 300-meter hurdles with a time of 43.42 seconds. He placed second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 16.41 seconds and was runner-up in the long jump with a leap of 20 feet, 4.25 inches.

Hunter Dawson took second in the 300 hurdles in 43.82 seconds and fourth in the 110 hurdles in 17.69 seconds.

Also recording wins for the New Bloomfield boys were Caleb Distler and Nathan Hinrichs.

Distler won the 800-meter run in 2:04.37 and Hinrichs won the 3,200-meter run in 9:48.39. Both competed in the 1,600-meter run, as Hinrichs placed second (4:30.41) and Distler finished third (4:34.77).

Keaton Herron took third in the javelin with a throw of 113-9 and Michael Saleny tied for third in the pole vault, clearing a height of 8-10.25.

The New Bloomfield boys took fourth or better in all four relays.

The 4x800-meter relay of Brian Figard, Distler, Hinrichs and Jace Pitzen finished second in a time of 8:47.03.

The remaining three relays all finished fourth. The 4x200 (Aidan Carr, Joe Loseman, Joseph Fuhriman and Pitzen) had a time of 1:41.67, the 4x100 (Lucas Buscher, Pitzen, Jaiden Garrett and Loseman) clocked a time of 48.74 seconds and the 4x400 (Buscher, Figard, Distler and Carr) posted a time of 3:50.16.

Figard tied for fifth in the 400-meter dash (55.96 seconds) and Fuhriman placed sixth in the triple jump (37-6.5). Lucas Haley finished fifth in the 3,200 (12:40.86) and Carr took sixth in the javelin (105-11.75).

On the girls side, the New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats placed fifth out of 12 teams with 51 points. Harrisburg won with 133 points, well ahead of runner-up Hallsville (85.5).

The New Bloomfield girls won four events, accounting for nearly 80 percent of their team points.

Aislin Jennings won the girls 300 hurdles with a time of 51.05 seconds, while Mikaela Lemelin took first in the 3,200 with a time of 12:44.16.

In the field events, Brooke Talbot finished first in the pole vault, clearing a height of 7-10.5, while Ellie Emerson won the javelin with a throw of 101-11.75. Emerson also placed third in the shot put with a toss of 28-9.25.

The Lady Wildcats scored their remaining points in relay events.

The 4x800 relay of Abby Baxter, Lemelin, Asya Nichols and Jill Pry finished fourth with a time of 11:29.99, while the 4x200 relay of Baxter, Jennings, Ella Trigg and Talbot placed sixth in a time of 2:01.27.

New Bloomfield will compete today in the Guy Rush Memorial at California.

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