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Martin, Merxbauer win events in Rapid City

Aberdeen Central’s Jacob Merxbauer leaps for the pit in the triple jump at the Class AA State Track Meet in Sturgis last season. Merxbauer won the triple jump during a meet in Rapid City on Tuesday. Photo by John Davis taken 5/28/2021

RAPID CITY – Aberdeen Central’s Josh Martin and Jacob Merxbauer each won an individual event during the Track-O-Rama Nation track and field meet in Rapid City on Tuesday.

Merxbauer placed in three events on the day. The senior won the triple jump with a leap of 42-feet, one-half inch. He also was fifth in the 100-meter dash, and ran on the 1,600-meter relay team that finished third.

Martin won the 3,200-meter run in a time of 9:57.65 and was second in the 800-meter run.

Aiden Heimann finished second in both the 110-meter high hurdles and the 300-meter intermediate hurdles, and also ran on the 4X4 relay squad along with Gabe Johnson and Carter Dingman.

Sam Rohlfs was third in the 200-meter dash.

The Eagles took those six members to the meet.

“It was a good day,” said Central assistant coach Brent Norberg. “We placed well in the events we entered.”

To see complete meet results, click on the following link:

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