Area Track and Field: Pierzinski triple winner for Patriots

BEMIDJI--Reid Pierzinski won three individual events for the Pequot Lakes boys team which finished third out of 20 teams in the Bemidji Little Amik indoor meet Tuesday at Bemidji State University.

BEMIDJI-Reid Pierzinski won three individual events for the Pequot Lakes boys team which finished third out of 20 teams in the Bemidji Little Amik indoor meet Tuesday at Bemidji State University.

Pierzinski turned in the fastest times in the 60-meter hurdles, 400 dash, and out-jumped the field in the triple jump.

Also posting wins for the Patriot boys were Ben Nelson (long jump), Addison Harrington (pole vault) and the 4x400 relay.

The second-place Pequot girls team received first-place finishes from Chloe Bermel (60 dash), Desera Engholm (discus), Addie Hubbard (long jump), Britt Kratochvil (high jump) and the 4x400 relay.

Samuel Moore turned in the longest throws in the discus and shot put for the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale boys who finished seventh.


Konnor Steuve won the 60 dash for the sixth-place Wadena-Deer Creek boys and Liz Peterson topped the field in pole vault for the 12th-place W-DC girls.

Boys team scores: 1-Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 101, 2-Grand Forks 88, 3-Pequot Lakes 80, 4-Crookston 47, 5-East Grand Forks 46, 6-Wadena-Deer Creek 37, 7-Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 31, 8-Park Rapids 24, 9-Northome/Kelliher/Blackduck 18, 10-Bagley/Fosston 17, 11(t)-Thief River Falls 16, Bigfork 16, 13(t)-Clearbrook-Gonvick 15, Hibbing 15, 15-West Marshall 12, 16-Nevis 11, 17-Virginia 8, 18-New York Mills 6, 19-Trek North 2, 20-Lake of the Woods/Rainy River 1

60 hurdles: 1-Reid Pierzinski (PL) 8.60, 6-Wyatt Peterson (WDC) 10.29

60 dash: 1-Konnor Stueve (WDC) 7.36, 4-Mac Schluttner (BHV) 7.51

200 dash: 1-Mason Wang (Crook) 24.24, 25-Noah Borleis (PL) 26.61

400 dash: 1-Reid Pierzinski (PL) 52.35, 3-Ben Nelson 55.50

800 run: 1-Daniel Wilson (DGF) 2:13.20, Zak Olsson (BHV) 2:28.18

1600 run: 1-Daniel Wilson (DGF) 4:47.72, 8-Jerry Wang (WDC) 5:28.91


3200 run: 1-Adnew Stueven (NKB) 11:09.80, Russell Pierzinski (PL) 11:52.30

4x200 relay: 1-Grand Forks 1:38.39, 2-Wadena-Deer Creek 1:39.19

4x400 relay: 1-Pequot Lakes 3:43.55

4x800 relay: 1-Park Rapids 9:19.94

Shot put: 1-Samuel Moore (BHV) 53-5.5, 3-Dacotah Mittag (WDC) 44-6

Discus: 1-Samuel Moore (BHV) 165-3.5, 9-Haiden Rothwell (PL) 103-4

Long jump: 1-Ben Nelson (PL) 20-9.5, 4-Konnor Stueve (WDC) 19-7.5

Triple jump: 1-Reid Pierzinski 45-4.5, 2-Brett Jansen (BHV) 41-2.5


High jump: 1-Dalton Cook (Bigfork) 6-2, 10-Ryan Poehls (BHV) 4-4

Pole vault: 1-Addison Harrington (PL) 12-0, 3-Jayden Benzick (PL) 11-0

Girls team scores: 1-Grand Forks 113, 2-Pequot Lakes 84, 3-Hibbing 55, 4-Thief River Falls 50.6, 5-Crookston 47.2, 6-Grand Rapids 43, 7-Bigfork 39, 8-Park Rapids 37.5, 9-Bagley Fosston 33.6, 10-West Marshall 24, 11-East Grand Forks 23, 12-Wadena-Deer Creek 18.6, 13-Trek North 8, 14-Clearbrook-Gonvick 5, 15-Lake of the Woods/Rainy River 3.5

60 hurdles: 1-Meara Beighley (GR) 10.52, 9-Erica VanDenheuvel (BHV) 11.22

60 dash: 1-Chloe Bermel (PL) 8.10, 4-Mikaela Malone (WDC) 8.40

200 dash: 1-Carley Johnson (TRF) 27.83, 28-Clare Ganley (PL) 30.68

400 dash: 1-Kia Tower (Bigfork) 1:03.56, 6-Eve Collins (WDC) 1:07.90

800 run: 1-Karly Ackley (GF) 2:29.64, 9-Abby Motschenbacher (WDC) 2:47.58


1600 run: 1-Karly Ackley (GF) 5:08.21, 16-Johanna Brunsberg (WDC) 6:45.08

3200 run: 1-Rachel Torrey (GF) 12:02.50

4x200 relay: 1-Thief River Falls 1:54.14, 2-Pequot Lakes 1:55.52

4x400 relay: 1-Pequot Lakes 4:26.03, 9-Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 4:50.56

4x800 relay: 1-Hibbing 10:38.06, 9-Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 12:00.60

Shot put: 1-Harley Barlow (Crook) 38-1, 5-Desera Engholm (PL) 33-2

Discus: 1-Desera Engholm (PL) 103-7, 4-Alexys Thompson (BHV) 88-6

Long jump: 1-Addie Hubbard (PL) 16-3.5, 4-Grace McGuire (PL) 15-11


Triple jump: 1-Abigail McGlynn (West Marshall) 33-9, 3-Addie Hubbard 33-6.5

High jump: 1-Britt Kratochvil (PL) 5-2, 5(t)-Addie Hubbard (PL), Lyndsey Johnson (PL) 4-8

Pole vault: 1-Liz Peterson (WDC) 8-0, 2-Alyssa Golden (PL) 7-6

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