Area Track and Field: WDC wins true team meet

Eight area teams in action Tuesday, May 18

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PILLAGER — Wadena-Deer Creek’s Isabelle Larson won the girls high jump and pole vault, while placing second in the triple jump as the Wolverine girls finished first out of four teams Tuesday, May 18.

Mikaela Malone won the 100-meter dash and long jump for the Wolverines. Amber Collins won the 400 and 800, while Kira Sweeney won the 1600 and 3200.

The Wolverine were also winners in the 4x200 and 4x800 relays.

The Pillager girls were third as a team with Jessa Kimman winning the 300 hurdles.

Pillager’s Quintin Laveau took first place in the boys 200 and the long jump as the Husky boys were third as a team and winners at the 4x100 relay.


The Wolverine boys placed first out of the four boys teams with Lane Hoefs winning the 3200, Cole Dunker the 300 hurdles, Brady Domier the pole vault and Aiden Larson the triple jump.

Aitkin boys and girls win

AITKIN — Teagan Piecek was a three-time winner and Anton Roettele won twice as the Aitkin Gobblers captured first place for both the girls and boys Tuesday, May 18.

Piecek won the 200-meter dash, the long jump and the triple jump.

McKenzie Kollar won the 300 hurdles and MacKenzie grabbed the top spot for the 800 run. It was Izzy Long winning in the shot put. Madelyn Strohmayer took first in the pole vault and Allie Ostroski finished first in the 3200-meter run.

The relay team won the 4x100, 4x400 and 4x800.

Roettele was a winner in the 100 hurdles and the high jump. Jacob Williams took the 200 dash, Martin Henke claimed first in the discus throw and Tyler Franke claimed the top spot in the pole vault.

Little Falls boys 1st

LITTLE FALLS — Luke Kush’s two wins in the long jump and high jump led Little Falls to a first-place finish Tuesday, May 18.

Mason Petrowitz finished first in the triple jump and it was Louis Sobiech coming across the line first in the 100 dash.


The Flyer girls also grabbed the top spot led by Danielle Schirmers with a win in the 100 hurdles and Ava Anderson for the 400 dash. Sammy Rybasky finished first for the shot put and Maizee Kathrein took the top spot in the pole vault.

The relay teams also had a big day with the girls 4x800 and 4x100 teams winning, and the boys 4x100, 4x200 and 4x800 coming first.

Ashley Kimman of Pierz won in the 300 hurdles, long jump and high jump to lead the Pioneer girls to a second-place finish. Sophie Leidenfrost was first for the 1600 run and Ellie Lochner won the discus throw.

The Pierz boys were also in second place. Jonathan Cheney placed first in the 110 and 300 hurdles. Ethan Kowalczyk was first in the 3200 run while Bradley Pawlu took the top spot in the shot put. Kolby Brezinka won in the discus throw and Diego Guillen earned first-place honors for the pole vault.

Pequot Lakes boys 1st

DETROIT LAKES — Jesse Clausen, Ethan Johnson and Charles Schiessel all tallied wins as the Pequot Lakes boys won Tuesday, May 18.

Calia Chaney claimed the top spot in the 800 and 1600 meter run and Carly Chaney took first place in the 3200 and the girls won the 4x400 relay, and finished in second place as a team.


Staples-Motley boys 2nd

MINNEWASKA — Emmet Anderson was a duel winner in the 1600- and 3200-meter run to lead the Staples-Motley boys to a second-place finish at Minnewaska Tuesday, May 18.

Remington Converse grabbed the top spot for the 200 dash and was followed by Corey Hansen in second. The Cardinals relay team claimed the top spot for the 4x100 relay.

On the girls side, it was Aften Robinson finishing first in the 400 dash and Kyanna Burton winning in the 3200. The Cardinal girls were fourth overall.

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