A Pella Excessive observe senior felt like she was hitting her stride earlier than the 2020 season was cancelled. Tirzah Wittenberg is one in all 5 Woman Dutch observe athletes who completed her highschool athletic profession within the fall as an alternative of the ultimate season she hoped for wrapping up this month. Wittenberg says the progress she made in her cross nation season — by lifting into the varsity lineup and incomes All-District honors, would have doubtless boosted her success on the observe one season after she certified as a person for the state meet final yr, in addition to the 4×800 relay. Wittenberg will proceed her operating profession at Northwestern School this fall.
Whereas his profession didn’t have the ending he hoped for, Pella Excessive Faculty senior Ben Jablonski is grateful for the moments he did have on the observe. Jablonski was a part of a sprinting group that had their likelihood to race on the well-known Blue Oval at Drake Stadium twice in 2019 — first on the Drake Relays, and once more on the State Observe and Subject meet. Now that spring has been cancelled, Jabonski says he has further appreciation for these moments, understanding that nothing is a assure.
Hear extra from Ben and Tirzah on at present’s Spring Sports activities Spotlights on 92.1 KRLS.
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