Pella Chronicle


April 3, 2014

Dutch track team finishes 3rd at the Washington Demon Relays

For late March the weather wasn’t bad, but cold and wind put the athletes to a test with the elements in the season opening outdoor track meet for the Pella High Little Dutch.

Pella traveled to Washington to compete in the Demon Relays Friday night.

Mount Pleasant racked up 92 points to win the meet followed by Cedar Rapids Prairie with 83.5 and Pella in third with 75.

It was a good starting point for Pella coach Brent Van Hauen’s team.

The Dutch had one winning entry for the night as the 4x800 relay team of Levi Heschke, Jordan Pingle, Payson Vande Lune and Aaron Houtz ran 8:20.89.

Pella also added three runner-up finishes en route to scoring 75 points. Garret Jansen was second in the discus with a throw of 138’9”.

The Little Dutch were second in the 400 meter hurdles with Jordan Pingel clocking in at 57.42 seconds.

Pella’s 1600 medley relay team of Nathan Henry, Austin Schulte, Michael Buma and Levi Heschke finished with a time of 4:00.92.

Washington Relays

March 29

Team Scoring - 1. Mount Pleasant 92, 2. Cedar Rapids Prairie 83.5, 3. Pella 75, 4. Fort Madison 69, 5. Iowa City High 51, 6. Burlington 50, 7. Washington 47, 8. Fairfield 20, 9. Ottumwa 15.5

Pella 1sts - 4x800 - Levi Heschke, Jordan Pingel, Payson Vande Lune, Aaron Houtz.

Pella 2nds - Discus - Garret Jansen 138’9”, 400 Hurdles - Pingel 57.42, 1,600 Medley - Nathan Henry, Austin Schulte, Michael Buma, Levi Heschke 4:00.92.

PHS 3rds - 4x100 - Henry, Chase Van Sant, Derrick Akers, Nathan Clayberg 48.17, 4x400 - Payson Vande Lune, Josh Bailey, Pingel, Isaak Webb 3:41.89.

PHS 4ths - Shot Put - Cody DeKruyff 45’5.5”, 3,200 - Ben Warner 10:18.21, 100 - Akers 11.88, 4x200 - Henry, Josh Zemanek, Akers, Schulte 1:41.38.

PHS 5ths - High Jump - Henry 5’4”, Shot Put- Clayberg 43’10.5, Discus - Schulte 119’4”, Shuttle Hurdle - Buma, Payton Shull, Josh Van Dusseldorp, Mason Van Gorp 1:10.06, 400 Hurdles - Van Gorp 63.95, 800 - Aaron Houtz 2:11.67.

PHS 6ths - Shot Put - Jansen 43’7”, Discus - Clayberg 118’6”, 400 - Andrew Pavlat 57.51, 800 - Warner 2:11.85.

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