Merlin Wright, Homesteader track meet

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Merlin Wright, Homesteader track meet - 8 Lewiston sweeps to Homesteader crown...
8 Lewiston sweeps to Homesteader crown HOLMESVILLE NOSES DEWITT; 3 RECORDS FALL By AL R1DDINGTON Sports Editor, Daily Sun Displaying grear depth both on the cinders and in the field, Lewiston Tigers roared to the championship of the annual Homesteader Conference here at AtRletic Park Tuesday afternoon by unseating defending champ Odell. Although Bob Kaufman's Tigers tucked away only five firsts, they scored 80 points to easily out-distance Holmesville and DeWitt who battled it out for the runner-up position. How They Scored o 14-1 two the It's with and and Lewteton 80 Holmesville 48 1-6 DeWitt 47 Plymouth 24 5-6 Odell 17 Al who Bucs and big the beat five complete starts record and an at when run. Power 18 Pete two career also Siebern drove Larsen Duke after sixth. (2-1) five A double enabled for in all pair Casale Hoyt in a decision Although three records were toppled, toppled, the race between Holmesville and DeWitt highlighted the meet. Going into the final event, the 880-yard relay, Holmesviile led Ron Joekel's DeWitt Panthers 44 1 - 6 to 44. Dewey Van Cleave's Holmesville foursome edged DeWitt DeWitt out of second at the finish. Had DeWitt won second and Holmesville third in the final event DeWitt would have landed in runner-up runner-up spot by the margin of 5-6 of a point. Two of tine three records which went off the books were posted by Lewiston. Larry Brandt heaved the iron ball 43-3, erasing the dd mark by more than 9 inches. The other mark for Lewiston was by miler Merlin Wright, a junior, who was clocked in 5:11.1. Beats Own Mark Bill Weid'en, Odell's rangy basketball basketball star and in his last year of prep competition, lowed .his own time in the open 880. Last year Bill established a new mark and yesterday wiped it out with a 2:14.( clocking. Holmesville's Larry Duensing came within a foot and two inches of equalling the mark in the discus. discus. The -record is 42-6%. Individual race of the day was in the mile. Filley's freshman John Moore held DeWitt's Dennis Stoke brand off three times when the Panther tried to slip into second place being record - breakinj Wright of Lewiston. "Dead Heat" However, as the two swep cross the finish line, it^was declared declared a "dead heat" for second nd third. Individually in the point department department it was Lewlston's Larry Brandt who swept honors with points, not counting a leg of the vinning 880 relay. Brandt won on- y one event, the shot, but picked up seconds in the broad jump, 100 and 220, then added a third in the liscus. r Next in line was Holmesville's ^avele Frantz who gathered 18 1-3 wints on firsts in the 100 and 220, and a winning leap at tfie broad urnp pit. He sandwiched in a We or fifth in the high jump. Keith Wagner followed the two point - makers as he added IVi points to the Lewiston total. Joekel's Panthers kept'DeWitt in the running on depth alone since only one first place, that by Sophomore Sophomore LeRoy .Hohn in the hdghs, was chalked up. However, Harold Wattjes shared a first at toe pole vault pit. Grab 13 Points Big event for Lewiston was 13 points in the shot. DeWitt hogged the highs with 9 points, while the aest event for Holmesville was 7 in the discus. Dennis Haecker, all- state football, was a podntmaker for Duane Bpp's Plymouth Pilgrims. Pilgrims. Don Clark, meet director and Filley coach, awarded ribbons at the completion of the meet. In addition addition to the championship trophy, Bob Kaufman's lads went home with 27 ribbons. DeWitt came next with 17 ribbons ribbons and Holmesville won dear claim to 18. Don Holscher's Odell club earned 10 ribbons, Plymouth 8 and Filley 5. Several other rib- bans were won by • flip dufi to Adams site for Class 6 ball tourney Hornets play in own tourney* Filley at Panama LINCOLN (AP)—District high school baseball tournament play is set for May 4 through May 12. District competition precedes the state tournament May 25-27 at the Universiy of Nebraska. In Class A, top ranked Omaha and Lincoln teams will go directly to the state tourney. Omaha's No. 2 team will play Elkhorn St. Johns and Lincoln's No. 2 team will play Central City for the other state tournament beriths. Mac's Drive In cops three lines Mac's Drive In, behind Ruth Me Rae's bowMng, made the only dean sweep in Business Girls League last night, victim being Dittoe's Bar. Formfit Sklpples won 2 from Klumpp's Hardware. Winner's high: — Bev Finch, 137-407, and Ella Rosecrans 137, Loser's high: — Marie Colgrove, 159-454. Mac's won 3 from Dittoe's. Winner's Winner's high: — McRae, 175-527. laser's laser's high: — Wilma Maschmeier, 164-429. Floyd and Daisy won 2 from Corter Freight Lines. Winner's high: — Lois Fletcher 175, Marilyn Marilyn Pleis 449. Loser's high: — Rosetta Rosetta Graves 161, Amanda Leners Leners 422. Lang's Plumbing and Heating won 2 from Formfit Life. Winner's high: —Marine Safe, 164-434. Loser's Loser's high: —Velda Mi-Ike 142, Joan Williams 347. ties. Following are results: ON THE CINDERS 100-Yard Dash — (: 10.9) — Won by lavde Frantz, H. 2- Larry Brands, L. 3- Roger Pohlman, P. 4 - Kenny Schuster, F, and Keith Wagner, L. 220-Yard Dash — (:24.6) — Won by Lavele Frantz, H. 2-Larry Brandt, L. 3-Jdhnson Wehrbein, L. 4-Roger Pohlman, P. 5-Kdth Wagner, Wagner, L. 440-Yard Dash — (:57.6) — Won by Stan Vasey, H. 2-Stan Hajeck, 0. 3-Duane Simms, DW. 4-Delmar Holz, DW. 5-Ron Essman, P. 880-Yard Run—(2:14.0) — Won by Ball Wtedien, O. 2-Schuerman, DW. 3-Pat Wagner, L. 4-Larry Buss, DW. 5-Rodney Christ, P. (NEW RECORD — old mark was 2:16.1 set by Wieden in 1958). 60-Yard Highs — (:09.5) — Won by Leroy Haha, DW. 2-(tie) — Jim Thomas, L. and Dennis Bernhardt, Wattjes, DW. 100-Yard Lows — (: 12.8) — Won by (tie), Johnson Wehrbein L, and Dennis Heacker, P. 3-Don Lewein, DW. 4-(tie) — Brandt P, and Thomas, Thomas, L. Mile Run — (5:11.1) — Won by Merlin Wright, L. 2-tie-John Moore F, and Dennis Stokebrand, DW. 4-Sam White, H. 5-Dick Mariow, DW. (NEW RECORD — Old mark was 5:19.0 set by A. Menke of Diller in 1955). Mile Relay — (3:59.6)—Won by Odell (Hajeck, Gerdes, Schaffer, Wieden). 2-Plymouth. 3-DeWitt. 4- Holmesville. 5-Lewiston. 880-Yard Relay — (1:42.4) — Won by Lewiston (J. Thomas, Wehrbein, K. Wagner, Larry Brandt). 2- Holmesville. 3-DeWitt. 4-Fil!ey. 5-Odell. IN THE FIELD Broad Jump — (18-111,4) — Won by. Lavele Frantz, H. 2-Larry Brandt, L. 3-Keith Wagner, L, 4- Dennis Heacker, P. 5-Don Lewein, DW. By Los Chicago San St. Los (11 Only St. New Boston Shot Put — (4S-3) — Won by Larry Brandt, L. 2-Keith Wagner, L. 3-Lewis Brandt, L. 4-Don Lewean, Lewean, DW. 5-E3mer Zimmerman, H (NEW RECORD - old mark was 42-6% set by Max Waldo of DeWitt in 1955). Discus — (115-9) — Won by Larry Duensing, H. 2-Lewis Brandt L. 3-Larry Brandt, L. 4-Keith Wagner, Wagner, L. 5-Stan Vasey, H. Pole Vault — (9-5>/ 2 ) — Won by Harold Wattjes, DW. and Dennis Haecker, P. 3-Larry Buss DW, and Keith Wagner L. 5-Meriin Wright L. High Jump —(5-6) — Won by Keith Wagner, L. 2-Elmer Zimmerman, Zimmerman, H. 3-Dennis Schroeder, DW. 4-Jini Reierson, L. 5-(tse) — Haecker P. Frantz H. and Vasey, Vasey, H. been in at majors bie St. 6 in in

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  1. Beatrice Daily Sun,
  2. 22 Apr 1959, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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