(4-28-18) Results from Friday night’s 2018 Cardinal Invitational in New Bremen.

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Coldwater – Cardinal Invitational Champions

The Coldwater girls track team won the 13-team meet. The Cavs picked up 108.5 points outdistancing New Bremen who had 87.50 points. Marion Local was 5th with 58 points, Parkway was 7th with 48 points and St. Henry was 9th with 39 points.

The Cavs were led by two relay teams, the 4×800 team of Krista and Brittany Walterbusch and Sara and Beth Honingford  and the 4×400 team of Kourtney Diller, Savannah Seibert and Sara and Beth Honingford.

Other Stateline area winners included Marion Local’s Aubrey Thobe in the 100 meter hurdles and St. Henry’s Alexis Heath in the 800 meter run.

New Bremen picked up three 1st place wins in the field events,  Elli Roetgerman won the high jump, teammate Celeste Kuck won the pole vault and Macy Puthoff won the long jump

1st Place Finishers


4x800 Meter Relay
1 Coldwater                                     10:29.82
     1) Walterbusch, Krista 12          2) Honigford, Sara 9 
     3) Walterbusch, Brittany 11        4) Honigford, Beth 9 

4x400 Meter Relay
1 Coldwater                                       4:16.36   
     1) Diller, Kourtney 12            2) Honigford, Sara 9 
     3) Seibert,Savannah 12            4) Honigford, Beth 9 

100 Meter Hurdles
1 Thobe, Aubrey             11 Marion Local             15.86

800 Meter Run
1 Heath, Alexis             11 St. Henry              2:30.49

Anna nipped Marion Local by one point 119-118 to win the boys meet. Coldwater was 5th with 57.5 points, Parkway 6th with 45 points and St. Henry 7th with 43.5 points.

The Flyers were led by two-event winner John Dirksen who won the discus and shot put.

Parkway’s Matt Gaerke picked up two distance wins, winning both the 1,600 and 3,200 meter runs. Gaerke duplicated his performance from a week ago at Waynesfield-Goshen.

St. Henry’s Devin Huelskamp won the 800 meter run, while Marion Local’s 4×400 meter relay team of Luke Schwieterman, Austin Kremer, Caleb Bruns and John Tangeman picked up the win.


1,600 Meter Run
1 Gaerke, Matt              11 Parkway                4:45.64

3,200 Meter Run
1 Gaerke, Matt              11 Parkway               10:10.75

800 Meter Run
1 Huelskamp, Devin          12 St. Henry              2:06.76

4x400 Meter Relay
  1 Marion Local                                     3:33.94 
     1) Schwieterman, Luke 11           2) Kremer, Austin 11 
     3) Bruns, Caleb 12                 4) Tangeman, John 11 

Field Events
1 Dirksen, John             12 Marion Local            157-07

Shot Put
1 Dirksen, John             12 Marion Local          49-03.00