North’s Kiesler, boys distance medley team win state indoor titles

BLOOMINGTON — Julia Kiesler won the girls 3,200 meters, and Columbus North captured the boys distance medley relay Saturday in the big-school division of the Hoosier State Relays, the unofficial state indoor track and field meet at Indiana University’s Gladstein Fieldhouse.

Kiesler, a North senior, ran a school-record 10 minutes, 27.15 seconds to win by 10 seconds. The boys distance medley team of Clayton Guthrie (1,200), Nathan Imlay (400), Mateo Mendez (800) and Will Russell (1,600) ran a school-record 10:16.54 to edge Zionsville by 76-hundreths of a second.

Julia Kiesler

Meanwhile, the North girls distance medley relay team of Kyleigh Wolf (1,200), Brianna Newell (400), Julie Klaus (800) and Lily Baker (1,600) placed fourth in 12:25.51. Moana Steele finished 19th in the girls shot put with a throw of 35 feet, 2 inches.

On the boys side, the Bull Dogs’ Liam Milne finished 16th in the 60 hurdles prelims in 8.68. Neal White took 17th in 9:40.38 and Adler Larson 21st in 9:57.39 in the 3,200, and North was 19th in the 4×800 relay in 8:31.77.

Columbus North won the boys distance medley relay at Saturday’s Hoosier State Relays at Indiana University. Team members included, from left, Nathan Imlay, Will Russell, Mateo Mendez and Clayton Guthrie.

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The Bull Dog boys finished 10th and the girls 12th overall as a team in the big-school division.

In the small-school division, Brown County’s Chase Austin finished sixth in the boys 3,200 in 9:49.49, and Hadley Gradolf took 18th in the girls 3,200 in 12:16.95. The Eagles were 23rd in the boys distance medley in 11:29.26.

Hauser’s Cameron Toole finished 23rd in the boys long jump with a leap of 18-1 3/4.