Pella Chronicle

May 9, 2013

Derek Van Kooten highlights LHC meet for the PC Eagles

By Perry Bell Sports Editor
The Pella Chronicle

---- — Derek Van Kooten was the story for the Pella Christian Eagles at the Little Hawkeye Conference Track Meet in Oskaloosa April 29.

Van Kooten won the long jump with a leap of 20’10.25”. He followed that with a third place finish in the high jump with a leap of 6’2”.

Van Kooten also added a fifth place showing in the 200 meter dash with a time of 23.81 seconds.

The Eagles scored 19 team points at the league meet finishing in seventh place.

PC was also sixth in the distance medley relay with a time of 4:11.00. Running for the Eagles were Dillon Branderhorst, Tyler DeBruin, Jon Larson and Max Shannon.

Pella High won the LHC Boys’ Track title with 152 points.