Red Oak’s Kling brings home gold

Red Oak senior Baylor Bergren (orange jersey) leads a pack of runners in the 3200m at the Rams Relays in Glenwood on Monday, April 3. (Joel Stevens/Opinion-Tribune)
Red Oak’s Aiden Bruce leaps to a fifth-place medal.

Red Oak boys opened the varsity track season in Glenwood on Monday, April 4, at the Rams Relay, returning home with two golds. Jack Kling won the open 400m, and the sprint medley relay team also eked out a victory.

“We saw great effort tonight winning the sprint medley relay and placing second in the distance medley relay,” Red Oak head boys track coach Sueann French said. “Jack Kling winning the 400 was a huge accomplishment. We have a lot of areas to improve on, which is expected at the beginning of the season.”

Team scoring: 1- Glenwood 164; 2- Lewis Central 114; 3- Atlantic 101; 4- Bishop Heelan 88; 5- Harlan 83; 6- Red Oak 58; 7- CB AL 41; 8- Creston 41; 9- CB TJ 40.

Red Oak results: 100m: 5- Landon Couse 12:07. 400m: 1- Kling 52.5. 1600m: 4- Baylor Bergren 4:54. 3200m: 5- Baylor Bergren 10:44. Long jump: 5- Aiden Bruce 18-10. 4X100: 5- Luke Sayonkon, Brayden Sifford, Riley Fouts, Couse 46.68. 4X800: 6- Nolan Blackman, Anderson Ruhl, Logan Welchans, Bryton Bergren 9:50.8. Sprint medley: 1- Sayonkon, Couse, Fouts, Kling 1:38.43. Distance medley: 2- Bruce, Fouts, Blackman, Baylor Bergren 3:55.3.


The Tiger girls home meet scheduled for Thursday, April 7, was canceled due to weather. No make-up date has been set yet.

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