Members of the Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca track and field teams got their season going last week at the Lincoln Southwest Relays and the Doane College Indoor meet.
S-D-A picked up a fourth place finish on the girls’ side and a fifth place finish on the boys’ side on Friday at Lincoln.
On Saturday, the teams traveled to Crete where the girls’ scored 69 points to finish in a three-way tie for second and the boys’ team tallied 20 points for a seventh place finish.

S-D-A Girls at LSW
Relay teams and medal finishes were 4x100, sixth, 57.8; 4x400, third, 4:49.89; 4x200, fourth, 2:03.04; 4x800, third, 12:13.58; and sprint medley, third, 2:14.30.
Members of the relay teams were 4 x 100 - Brooklyn Nordhues, Lauren Kernen, Madison Mueller, Grace Damme; 4 x 200 - Brooklyn Nordhues, Alyssa Ludden, Tommi Gobber, Grace Damme; 4 x 400 - Reagan Petersen, Alyssa Ludden, Madison Mueller, Brooklyn Nordhues; 4 x 800 - Brooke Bennett, Alyssa Ludden, Lauren Kernen, Reagan Petersen; and sprint medley - Aprille Johnson, Madison Mueller, Lauren Kernen,  and Brooke Bennett.
Field event individual leaders were Grace Damme, second in the triple jump, 32’9.75”; Brooke Bennett, fourth, triple jump, 30’10.25; Livia Wilhelm, third, shot, 32’6”; and third, discus, 83’6”; Reagan Petersen, fifth, shot, 29’9”; and Zoie Mills, sixth, discus, 78’7”.

S-D-A Boys at LSW
Relay teams and medal finishes were 4x100, third, 48.05; 4x200, sixth, 1:55.19; 4x400, fourth, 4:07.73; and sprint medley, fourth, 1:55.69.
Members of the relay teams were 4 x 100 - Tanner Loecker, Nate Hemje, Trevor Brinkman, Colby Lefferdink; 4 x 200 - Grant Carlson, Tyler Knake, Nate Printz, Cody Lintner; 4 x 400 - Tanner Loecker, Trevor Brinkman, Grant Orchard, Colby Lefferdink; and sprint medley - Tanner Loecker, Nate Hemje, Colby Lefferdink and Tyler Knake.
Max Kuhr finished fourth in the shot put with a throw of 38’10”.
S-D-A Girls at Doane
Individual medal winners for the S-D-A girls at the Doane College meet were Meredith Clark, first in the shot, 36’2.5”; second, discus, 104’7”; Lauren Meyer, first, 200, 27.02; second in the long jump, 16’1.5”; second in the triple jump, 34’9”; Ariel Prater, second, shot, 35’5.5”; Lauren Siefken, third, 400 meters, 1:05.71; fourth, pole vault, 7’6”; Jaysa Zoller, third, pole vault, 8’; and Sarah Moss, sixth, triple jump, 31’3”.

S-D-A Boys at Doane
Individual medal winners for the S-D-A boys at the Doane College meet were Jon Cox, fourth, 200, 24:16; third, 400, 54.31; Luke Wilkinson, third, 1600, 5:09.17; and Cody Pester, fourth, 1600, 5:09.17.