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Merlin Wright track meet - Lewiston wins triangular meet WAGNER AND BRANDT...
Lewiston wins triangular meet WAGNER AND BRANDT PACE SCORING, DEWITT FROSH SHINE 1 By AL RIDDINGTON Sports Editor, Daily Sun LEWISTON - A pair of Lewiston Lewiston athletes, a Junior and a senior, senior, combined their abilities here Monday afternoon to lead Coach Bob Kaufman's Tigers to a triangular triangular track met victory over DeWitt Panthers and the Otoe Indians Indians from Barneston. Final tabulation was: Lewfeton 62, DeWitt 47,''and Barneston 40, In addition to these totals, each team also earned a fraction of a point not shown here. The Lewison aces were Senior Keith Wagner and Junior Larry Brandt. Between the two of them they piled up 42% points for the Tigers. Wagner nosed Brandt out for individual honors, 21% to 21. Brandt was a triple winner, copping copping the shot and then breezing to first in both the 100 and 220. He also placed second in both the broad jump and discus. Wagner grabbed first in the txroad jump and high jump, tied for first fa the pole vault tied for third in the century and was second second in the 440. Finishing third in the individual scoring was Coach Ken Sand's outstanding outstanding Barneston sophomore Terry Cook. The latter picked 'up 13 4-5 points by slamming the hurdles and tying for third at the broad jump pit. But tiie three top individual scor- ere were unable to completely steal the meet's spotlight. Several of Ron JoekeFs freshmen from DeWitt DeWitt let it be known DeWitt will be a worthy opponent in seasons to come. Top Freshmen Freshman Duane Siems won the 440 for the Panthers and bis classmate classmate Gordon Sohuerman flashed across the finish line first in the open 880. Two other DeWitt freshmen accounted accounted for themselves. Dick Mahloch Mahloch finished third in the mile run and carried a leg of the winning mile relay, while Don Lewein was second in the low hurdles and third in the shot. He was off to a good start in the high hurdles but spilled after hitting two of the timbers. timbers. The mile grind was a thriier. Lewiston's Merlin Wright broke in front of the feld going into the first turn. With 440 yards tucked away, Lynn Coin of Barneston battled into into the lead. Then came the last lap and a two-way battle between Wright and Coin, with Wright puling puling ahead at the finish. But the big cinder thrill of the afternoon for the large crowd of students on hand, came In (he 440. Freshman Siems started coming up from fourth position the last 300 yards and overtook the three front runners to win the event. Barneston's Cook brought chuckle from those around the high jump standards. He missed 5-2 when his leg pulled the bar down. Up to this point he had rolled rolled during each attempt. After the high jump was completed officiate put the bar at 5-2 again and Cook caJmly took a few strides anc scissored over the bar. The weather was much more Although Larry Brandt won the shot with a 41-6 heav e Monday, favorable than during other meets this season, but the Lewiston track was hard and stow. It was the third track victory in as many outings this season for the Tigers 1st Track Year Lewiston and Barneston, along with Odell, Holmesville, Catonia Central and a host of other schools wil take part in the MUDECAS meet at Nebraska Wesleyan on Thursday. This is the first tracl season for Barneston High. Folowing are summaries of th Monday triangular meet: — How They Scored (On The Cinders) 100-Yard Dash — (:11.0) — Wo by Larry Brandt, L. 2-Ralph Spie B. 3-(tie) — Ivan Husa, B and Keith Wagner, L. 220 . Yard Dash — (:25.6) — Won by Larry Brandt, L. 2 — Ralph Spier, B. 3 — Don Schmidt lead others in the meet by com- oillng 21/2 points to nudge L. ">--ndt. (Sun Photo). DW. 4 — Duane Siems, DW. 440-Yard Dash — (59.0) — Won by Duane Siems, DW. 2 — Keith Wagner, L. 3 — Dennis Stoke- brand, DW. 4- — Don Sudda, B. 880-Yard Run — (2:23.0) — Won his best toss thus far this season has been 45.4. (Sun Photo).- by Gordon Schuerman, DW. 2 — Keith Wagner, a point-maker In both the field and on the cinders, was top scorer for Lewiston and • • • • • Jo Beran, B. 3 — Larry Buss, DW. 4 - Pat Wagner, L. Mile Run — (5:24.6) — Won by vlerlin Wright, L. 2 — Lynn Coin, B. 3 - Ddek Mahloch, DW. 4— Bob Burger, DW. 60-Yard Highs — (:09.4) — Won by Terry Cook, B. 2 — Don Le- DW and Harold Wattjes, DW. 4— tie — John Patterson, B and Roger Roger Theye, B. 100-Yard Lows — (:12.5) -Won by Tery Cook, B. 2 — Don Lewein, Lewein, DW. 3 — Johnson Wehirbein, L. 4 — Jim Thomas, L. Mile Relay - (4:08.4) - Won by DeWitt ( Schuerman, Mahloch, Buss, and Stokebrand). 2 — Bern- eston. 3 — Lewiston. 880-Yard Relay - (1:46.4) — Won by Barneston (Ivan Husa, Kent Argo, Cook, Spier). 2 — DeWitt. DeWitt. 3 — Lewiston. (In The Field) Shot Put - (41-6) — Won by Larry Brandt, L. 2-Keith Wagner, L 3 — Don Lewein, DW. 4 — Lewis Brandt, L. Discus — (119-91/2) — Won by Lewis Brandt, L. 2 — Larry Brandt L. 3 — John Patterson, B. 4 — Cook, B. Broad Jump — (18-3) — Won by K. Wagner, L. 2 — Larry Brandt, L 3 - tie-Cook and Husa, B. High Jump — (5-3%) — Won by K. Wagner, L. 2 — Dennis Sdwoeder, DW. 3 — T»<kx* B, Jim Reierson, L, Larry Buss DW. Rich Buss L, and Roger Theye B. Pole Vault - (8-8) — Won by (tie) - K. Wagner, L and Harold Wattjes, DW. 3 — tie — Merlin Wright, L, and Larry Buss, DW. up travel of

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  1. Beatrice Daily Sun,
  2. 14 Apr 1959, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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