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Shonka wins three medals at Bulldog Invite

May 8, 2019

Schuyler senior Rachel Shonka won three medals including a gold in the discus as part of three multi medal winners on May 1 at the Bulldog Invite in Humphrey.

Shonka tossed the discus 116 feet, 8 inches, more than two feet further than the runner-up, and took third in the shot put and tied for eighth in the jump.

Tasha Wolken tied Shonka in the high jump and was also eight in the discus.

On the boys team, Felix Cruz won two medals. He was eighth in both the 100 and 200-meter dash.

The Schuyler girls won 10 total medals, six of which came in field events. The boys brought home 11 pieces of hardware, eight on the track and three in all relays.

Kevin Escobar scored the Warrior boys highest finish when he cleared 10-6 in the pole vault and earned a bronze medal.

Nate Tenopir is the sports editor of the Schuyler Sun. Reach him via email at SCHsports@lee.net.