canada africa partner reservation South Hamilton boys place 3rd in 2A, Cap Prosperous 2024 KQRadio State Meet – KQRadio

South Hamilton boys place 3rd in 2A, Cap Prosperous 2024 KQRadio State Meet – KQRadio

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Day 3 of the 2024 Iowa High School State Track and Field Championships arrived Saturday morning, as the sizzling sellout crowd matched the sweltering heat Mother Nature brought on the final day of the meet.

The story of the day would be the South Hamilton boys track team, who started the day with a second-place finish in the 2A Boys Sprint Medley in a school record time of 1:32.81 with the Severseike-Gunderson-Hodnefield-Koehnk team. KQWC Radio caught up with the quartet after the race.


South Hamilton would have to wait until the end of the day for a chance at redemption, and did just that, winning the 2A Boys 4×400 in a new 2A state record time of 3:16.35 with the team of Ty Koehnk-Reece Ricke-Nick Severseike- Kolby Hodnefield, who also set a new school record and was the 8th fastest 4×400 in state history. KQWC Radio caught up with the quartet after their championship run.

The win gave South Hamilton a 3rd-place finish in the Class 2A State Meet with 42 points, the highest finish in school history at the state track and field meet. Mediapolis would win the team title with 47 points, while Spirit Lake placed 2nd with 43 points. KQWC Radio caught up with South Hamilton head coach Kyle Galetich following the team’s recognition.

The Roland-Story girls would also see plenty of action on the final day of the state track meet as they opened the day with a 3rd place finish in the 2A Girls Sprint Medley in a time of 1:50.23 with the Sporleder-Kilstofte -Petersen quartet -Lande. The quartet was afterwards satisfied with their performance.

From there, junior Kam Lande would place 8th in the 2A 200m Dash in a time of 26.50 seconds as the afternoon turned into the evening. The Norwegians’ 4×100 would finish third in a hot 4×100, in a school record time of 49.06 with the team of Adalyn Sporleder-Kennedy Petersen-Lauryn Kilstofte-Kam Lande. The quartet showed emotion after their final run together as a group.

(L-R) Kamryn Lande, Lauryn Kilstofte, Kennedy Petersen, Adalyn Sporleder on the podium after a third-place finish in the 2A Girls 4×100

Roland-Story finished their 2024 State Meet with 21 points, finishing in 11th place with Hinton and Albia. Van Meter repeated as state champion with 63 points.

Saturday marked the conclusion of the 2024 track and field season, and it was one that many in the KQRadio region won’t soon forget.