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Spartans snag win at Denny Gruber Relays

Zach Nunemaker swings into his approach at the long jump during the Denny Gruber Relays April 21. Nunemaker won the event with a leap of 21-2 3/4. (photo by Doug Lindner)

SOLON– The Solon boys track team was crowned team champion this past week at the Denny Gruber Relays meet held in Solon.
Team scores were: Solon (134), Vinton (124), Mount Vernon (114), North Cedar (70), Regina (67), CCA (65), Beckman (60), and Assumption (41).
The team used depth and balance in the field and running events to capture the trophy.
Place winners included:
High jump: Matt Roeder, first, 5-10.
Long jump: Zach Nunemaker, first, 21-2 3/4; Halston Durr: second, 21-2 1/4.
Shot put: Kolby Melsha, fifth, 44-1/4.
Discus: Tanner Wymer, first, 162-1; Kolby Melsha: third, 134-6.
4x800 relay: Zach Kienholz, Jake Schaekenbach, Ben Krutzfeldt, and Trevor Yahr, third, 9:02.
Shuttle hurdle relay: Luke Ira, Josh Prybil, Isaac Young, and Bo Black, second, 1:09.
4x200 relay: Matt Roeder, Spencer Lawson, Brandan Childs, and Emilio Villagrana, fourth, 1:37.
110-meter high hurdles: Connor Ham, first, 14.2; Luke Ira, second, 15.7.
1,600-meter run: Ben Krutzfeldt, sixth, 5:06.
200-meter dash: Spencer Lawson, sixth, 23.75.
400-meter low hurdles: Josh Prybil, sixth, 1:03.
Distance medley relay: Zach Nunemaker, Emilio Villagrana, Trevor Yahr, Zach Kienholz, first, 3:50.
4x100-meter relay: Zach Nunemaker, Brandan Childs, Bo Black, Matt Roeder, fourth, 47.23.
4x400-meter relay: Grant Goldsberry, Trevor McGill, Jake Coons, Austin Kennedy, fourth, 3:43.