Boys’ track ’09: Athletes to watch

DREW CLARK, sr., Marion — The Class 3A runner-up in the shot put and a fourth-place finisher in the discus. Won the shot at the Drake Relays.

KEVIN DIBBERN, sr., Iowa City High — The Class 4A 400-meter champion. Also finished fourth in the 200.

RONNIE HENDERSON, sr., Cedar Rapids Washington — The Class 4A runner-up in the 100- and 200-meter dashes last year. A member of the 800-meter relay champion and third-place finisher in the 400-meter relay.

RYAN SANDER, jr., Cedar Rapids Xavier — Third-place finisher at state in the 3A 110-meter hurdles, sixth in the high jump and shuttle hurdle relay.

KYLE SLAYMAKER, sr., Cedar Rapids Kennedy — A four-event state placewinner last year, including three relays (third in the 3,200-meter relay and medley, fifth in the 1,600-meter relay). Finished fifth in the 800.

NICK SYNAN, sr., Iowa City Regina — Placed fourth in the Class 2A 1,600-meter run and eighth in the 3,200.

ERIC THIEN, sr., Tipton — Third-place finisher in the Class 2A 3,200-meter run and eighth in the 1,600. Won the 2A state cross country title last fall.

KYLE THORESON, jr., Alburnett — Third-place 1A finisher in the 400-meter relay, sixth in the 200 and seventh in the 800 relay.


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