Several local teams saved their best runs for the end of last week.

Friday afternoon at the Ross Samuelson Relays held in Lake City, host school, South Central Calhoun took the win with 162 points.

East Sac finished with 64 points in fifth. Kuemper found 50 points in sixth, and Ar-We-Va was seventh with 43 points.

Each team spent time in the victory lane.

The Knights, especially senior, Parker Badding, seemed to lead the sprinting events.

Badding won both the 100 and 200 meter race. In the 100 he won with a time of 11.38. His time in the 200 was 23.45.

South Central Calhoun’s Nic Englin finished second in the 100 with a time of 11.73. Teammate Tanner Macke was third with a time of 11.79.

Truman Haukap of Kuemper finished the 100 meter dash with a fifth place finish.

Carter Babe from East Sac County finished fourth in the 200 with a time of 23.88. Enlgin of SCC was fifth in the 200.

Badding also won the 400 meter race with a time of 51 seconds.

Babe from East Sac finished third with a time of 53.2. Englin from SCC was fourth.

The Titan teammates of Chase McAlister and Spencer Moon swept the first two spots in the 800 meter race. McAlister had the fastest time of 2:03.39. Moon crossed the line after 2:03.77.

Moon later won the 1,600 and 3,2000 meter races. He recorded times of 4:48.67 and 10:09.05 respectively. Fernando Vaca from East Sac was fourth in the 1,600.

The Titans added another win in the 110 hurdles when Josh Van Hulzen won with a time of 16.13. Mason Merkley finished second with a time of 16.29. Derek Oeser from Ar-We-Va finished third.

East Sac’s Charlie Langner won the 400 hurdles event with a time of 58.46.

Ar-We-Va’s Oeser finished second with a time of 58.84. Merkley from SCC finished third. Max Meyer of Kuemper was fifth in the same race.

Keegan Simons from Ar-We-Va won the high jump event clearing 6-feet. SCC jumpers, Cole Corey and Colton Bahr finished second and third, both clearing 5-feet-10-inches. Chad Martin from Kuemper was sixth with a 5-feet-4-inch clearance.

The Rockets swept the jumping events. Drew Schurke won the long jump with a leap of 18-feet-10-inches. Badding from Kumeper placed second with a jump of 18-feet-4-inches. East Sac’s Langner placed third with a 18-feet-1-inch jump. Chase Pibal from SCC finished sixth with a jump of 17-feet-7-inches.

The South Central Calhoun team won the 4x400 relay event with the team of Nic Englin, Josh Henkenius, Jared Birks and Tanner Macke leading the pack with a time of 3:37.09.

East Sac’s team of Thomas Van Gerwin, Derek Aschinger, Ryan Bellcock and Zach Blumhagen finishing fourth.

In the shuttle hurdle relay event, it was the South Central Calhoun team of Merkley, Hunter Muhlbauer, Keagan Meyer and Josh Van Hulzen winning with a time of 1:00.98. Kuemper’s team of Max Meyer, Nate Wendl, Sam Poland and Kyle Snyder finished fifth with a time of 1:12.47.

SCC took second in the 4x100 race with Meyet, Jered Campbell, Van Hulzen and Muhlbauer finishing second. East Sac’s team of Garrett Bruce, Langner, Aschinger and Babe took third.

The Ar-We-Va team of Oeser, Simons, Brady Miller and Schurke took sixth.

In the 4x200 race, SCC led area schools with a second place finish. Running were Meyer, Birks, Macke and Henkenius.

Ar-We-Va’s team of Oeser, Simons, Brady Miller and Schurke finished third.

The Kuemper team of Haukap, Poland, Martin and Justin Schaefer took fourth.

The sprint medley relay race saw the SCC team of Henkenius, Van Hulzen, Birks and McAlister place second.

Right behind them was the East Sac team of Bruce, Aschinger, Langner and Babe, who took third.

The distance medley team of Merkley, McAlster, Henkenius and Moon placed second. East Sac’s team placed fourth with Bruce, Aschinger, Van Gerwin and Bellcock running.

Kuemper’s team was sixth with Schaefer, Hugeback, Meyers and Caleb Rotert finished sixth.

East Sac’s Alex Gerdes finished third in the shot put with a throw of 40-feet-9-inches. SCC’s Andrew Westcott placed fourth, with a throw of 39-feet-11-inches.

Birks of SCC led area athletes with a third place throw in the discus event. His throw landed 127-feet down field.

Gerdes finished fourth with a throw of 118-feet-4-inches. Ar-We-Va’s Watt Neumann finished sixth with 111-feet-7-inches.