Meyer dominates in shot put, places third in discus
Logan Meyer won the shot put and took third in the discus Tuesday as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines hosted the Mid-State Conference track and field meet under sunny skies.
Meyer dominated the shot with a 53-7 toss. Park Rapids runner-up Cole Tretbar had a 43-11.5 effort. The WDC senior threw the discus 117-6 to edge Crosby-Ironton's Austin Stangel by six inches.
Neil Janson joined Meyer in racking up points for the Wolverines with a fifth place time of 2:10.63 in the 800 run.
Brody Wangsness gave the Wolverines a seventh-place time of 18.37 in the 110 hurdles and Will Eliason was eighth in the 1,600 with a 5:06.22.
WDC's 4x400 and 4x800 relay teams ran fourth place times of 3:47.32 and 9:05.75. The 4x100 team ran a 53.83 for fifth.
Detroit Lakes won the six-team boys' meet with 175.5 points. The Wolverines finished sixth with 28.
Autumn Jahnke placed fourth in the pole vault to spark the WDC girls' squad. The freshman vaulter cleared the bar at eight feet. She was close to scoring in the 100 hurdles, but her seventh place time of 18.15 did not qualify for points.
Emma Schmitz gave the Wolverines points in the 3,200 run with a fifth place time of 53.70.
The Wolverines were fourth in the 4x100 relay with a 53.70 and added points in the 4x200, 4x400 and 4x800 with fifth place times of 2:04.24, 4:40.13 and 11:16.83.
Keiann Steward challenged for points in the 100 dash by running a seventh place time of 13.16.
Detroit Lakes won the girls' meet with 215 points. The Wolverines were sixth with 19.
Detroit Lakes 215, Park Rapids 142, Pequot Lakes 90.5, Staples-Motley 51, Crosby-Ironton 36.5, Wadena-Deer Creek 19
Detroit Lakes 175.5, Staples-Motley 104.5, Park Rapids 99, Pequot Lakes 93, Crosby-Ironton 54, Wadena-Deer Creek 28
Schmitz, Meyer claim firsts in Daggett Invitational
Emma Schmitz and Logan Meyer claimed firsts for the Wolverines Thursday in the Daggett Invitational at Frazee.
Schmitz set the winning pace in the 1,600 run with a time of 3,200 with a 5:47.66. The WDC freshman was joined in the top six by a sophomore, two freshmen, an eighth-grader and a seventh-grader.
Keiann Steward finished fifth in the 200 dash with a 28.19 and Brianna Rosenthal was seventh in the 400 dash with a 1:10.29.
The Wolverines made a splash in the 4x800 relay with a runner-up time of 11:08.17.
Kathryn VanDenheuvel turned in the best performance for the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders by taking second in the high jump with a 4-10. The Raiders also scored points in the 4x100 behind a relay team that ran a 55.97 for fourth. Kasey Willis gave the Raiders a fourth in the 300 hurdles by running a 53.39.
Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton won the girls' meet with 154.5 points. The Wolverines finished seventh with 26.
Meyer put the shot a winning distance of 51-4.5 and took seventh in the discus with a 188-5.
WDC's 4x800 boys' relay team picked up points with a fourth place time of 9:09.51 and added more points in the 4x400 with a fourth place time of 3:48.87.
Neil Janson was sixth in the 800 for Wadena-Deer Creek with a time of 2:11.19.
The Wolverines took ninth in the 10-team boys' competition with 20 points. Otter Tail Central dominated the match with 191 points.
DGF 154.5, Otter Tail Centreal 127, Perham 59, Frazee 39, Barnesville 39, New York Mills 38, Wadena-Deer Creek 26, Detroit Lakes 23, Hawley.Ulen-Hitterdal 21, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 16, United North Central 10, Hillcrest 1.5
Otter Tail Central 191, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 135, Frazee 56, Detroit Lakes 43, Barnesville 38, United North Central 26, Perham 25, Hawley/Ulen-Hitterdal 22, Wadena-Deer Creek 20, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 2