The Decorah Viking boys and girls track teams perform well at the Drake Relays

Posted: Wed, May 2, 2018 9:39 AM

The Decorah Viking boys and girls track teams sent several entries to the Drake Relays over the weekend in Des Moines.
Decorah runner Andrew Kephart set a school record when he finished the boys 1600 meter run with a time of 4:20.88—good for 5th place at Drake.
The boys distance medley team of Jackson Varney, Austin Myli, Dawson Holkesvik, and Andrew Kephart finished 13th with a time of 3:37.99.      

The girls track team sent several entries to Des Moines.

Senior Katie Nimrod finished fourth in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 63.46 seconds.

The girls 4 x 400 meter relay team of Sarah Mikkelson, Jenna Galligan, Fiona Buresh, and Katie Nimrod finished 7th with a time of 4:02.89         

The girls 4 x 800 meter relay team of Jenna Galligan, Leila Johnson, Shayla Betts, and Katie Nimrod finished 9th with a time of 9:46.15                 

The girls 4 x 100 meter relay team of Grace Syverson, Allie Hafner, Brynne Valkosky, and Rylea Ranum finished 21st with a time of 50.74.

The girls 4 x 200 meter relay team Fiona Buresh, Allie Hafner, Sarah Mikkelson, and Rylea Ranum finished 19th with a time of 1:48.20.
The girls 800 sprint medley team of Fiona Buresh, Brynne Valkosky, Allie Hafner, and Sarah MIkkelson finished 23rd with a time of 1:58.46