Jordan track

Jerry Powell hands the baton off to Thomas Dietel in the 4x100 relay. The Hubmen set the Class A state meet record in the 4x100.

The Jordan Hubmen are the 2019 Class A state track and field champions.

Jordan ran away with the team title on Saturday afternoon at Hamline University as they scored 87 points to claim the championship. Providence Academy was second with 58 points followed by Pierz in third with 36 points.

Not only did the Hubmen win the state title but they did it in record breaking fashion.

Jordan's 4x100 relay team of Jerry Powell, Thomas Dietel, Bryce Sievers and Marlon Wiley set the Class A state meet record both times they competed.

In the prelims on Friday, that team scorched the track and Hamline with a record breaking time of 42.74 seconds. That broke the record set by Southwest Christian in 2018 of 42..88.

They returned on Saturday for the finals and again broke the previous state meet record but couldn't crack its time it ran in the prelims. They won the state title with a time of 42.79.

Jordan captured one other event state title and that came in the 4x200 relay. The team of Powell, Dietel, Sievers, and Caden Bruzek won the state title with a time of 1:29.25.

The Hubmen's relays were strong all meet long. Besides winning the two state titles the 4x800 relay team finished second and the 4x400 relay team finished in sixth.

The 4x800 relay team of Mason Vogel, Max Ceplecha, Aiden Langheim and Symon Keiser ran a 8:04.01 to finish in second.

In the individual events, Wiley placed in the top-3 in both the 100 and 200 meters. In the 100, he finished in third with a time of 11.21 seconds. In the 200, he also finished third.

Other placers winners for the Hubmen were: Keiser fourth in the 800, Ben Larson fifth in the 110 hurdles and third in the 300 hurdles, Dietel fourth in the long jump, and Sievers third in the triple jump.

Sports editor

Todd Abeln has been the Shakopee and Jordan sports editor for more than 10 years. He enjoys highlight big accomplishments and competitive games. Todd also enjoys golf, softball and watching his kids play baseball, soccer, hockey and basketball.


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