Bureau Valley finished second and newcomer Princeton fifth in the Rosenberry Classic, which serves as the Three Rivers Conference Indoor Track and Field championships.
Erie/Prophetstown took top honors with 118 points, the Storm taking second at 78. Princeton tallied 51 points for fifth.
The Storm matched E-P’s four first-place finishes, including a new meet record time of 3:39.88 in the 4x400 relay on the legs of Kane Eastwood, Colton Peterson, Tucker Schoff and Daniel Trone. Eastwood also won the 800 (2:08.20), Ryan Taylor took the 1,600 (4:56.60), and Justin Buckman (45-0 1/2) and Austin Seitter (40-11 3/4) went 1-2 in the shot put.
Also for BV, Colton Peterson was second in the 400 (54.71), Taylor fourth in the 800 (2:19.3) and fifth in the pole vault (9-6), Eastwood was fourth in the 1600 (5:08.6) and fifth in the 400 (56.4), Will Konneck was fifth in the 200 (24.72) and Schoff was fifth in the 60 hurdles (9.88). The storm took fifth in the 4x200 (1:40.81) with Blackert, Will Konneck, Schoff and Trone).
Princeton’s Kai Tomaszewski won the 400 with a time of 54.5. The Tigers also claimed thirds from Caleb Strom in the long jump (18-11), Zach Andersen in the 3200 11:15.8), and Drew Pranka in the 60-meter hurdles (8.89), fourths from Trevor Bickett in the shot put (39-5 1/4) and a fifth from Luke Marselle in the tripe jump (36-10 1/2).
The Tigers also placed fourth in the 4x200 (1:40.81) with Blake Janssen, Tomaszewski, Strom and Pranka. Other place-finishers for Princeton were Cody Workman, fourth in the 3200 (11:38.5), Strom, fifth in the 60 (7.41) and Tomaszewski, sixth in the 60 (7.61).
Newman’s Brady Rude was the star of the meet, winning the 60-meter (7.28), 200 (23.501) and long jump (20-2).
The girls ran their conference meet Wednesday night.
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