Schmidt claims 300; Toedter, Cantrell take runner-up honors
Amos Schmidt won the 300 hurdles and Wadena-Deer Creek's Hannah Toedter and Charley Cantrell captured runner-up honors Tuesday at the Section 6A True Team in Glyndon.
Schmidt, who represented Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale in the state last year in both the 110 and 300 hurdles, ran a winning 41.99 time in the 300. The BHV senior also took fourth in the 110 hurdles with a time of 17.36.
Toedter established herself as a solid threat in the 3,200 run in the upcoming Section 6A meet at Moorhead State June 3 by placing second in the true team meet with a 12.15.48.
Cantrell continued her impressive season in the 1,600 with a second place time of 5:36.25. The Wadena-Deer Creek sophomore was a close fifth in the 800 with a 2:35.19. DGF's Katie Highness was second in the 800 with a 2:34.75.
WDC's Isaiah Toedter flashed his talent in the shot put by placing fourth with a toss of 44-11. Logan Meyer was eighth in the shot for WDC with a 40-11 effort.
WDC's talented Rachel Craig placed fifth in the shot and sixth in the 100 hurdles. Craig put the shot 92-3.5 and ran the hurdles in 17.98.
BHV's Hannah Barrett finished fourth in the 300 hurdles with a 51.52 and ninth in the 100 hurdles with an 18.87.
Neil Janson gave the Wolverines a seventh-place finish in the 800 with a 2:16.98 and placed eighth in the 1,600 with a 5:02.40.
WDC senior Dane Hoffman had a rough day placing 11th in the discus with a 107-1.
The Raiders turned a fourth-place time of 48.82 in the 4x100 relay race. The BHV girls were seventh in the 4x100 relay with a 57.47.
Hawley-Ulen-Hitterdal amassed 934.5 points to edge Breckenridge/Campbell-Tintah for top honors in the boys' meet. BHV was 11th with a 395.50 and WDC finished 16th in the 17-team field with a 305.
Park Rapids won the girls' true team title with 905 points. WDC took 10th with 512.50 and BHV was 11th with 450.50.
Section 6 True Team
Boys' team scores: Hawley-Ulen-Hitterdal 934.5, Breckenridge-CT 926, Ada-Borup 823, Otter Tail Central 788, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 775, Barnesville 758, Pelican Rapids 651, Park Rapids Area 532.5, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 523, Wheaton-Herman-Norcross 515, Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale 395.5, New York Mills 365, Nevis 349, Mahnomen-Waubun 340, Ashby-Brandon-Evansville 339, Wadena-Deer Creek 305, Rothsay 198.5
Girls' team scores: Park Rapids 905, Breckenridge-CT 902, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 850.5, Barnesville 703.5, Otter Tail Central 679, Ashby-Brandon-Evansville 679, Ada-Borup 640, Pelican Rapids 631.5, Hawley-Ulen-Hitterdal 578, Wadena-Deer Creek 512.5, Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale 450.50, Mahnomen-Waubun 446.5, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 345.5, Nevis 338.5, Rothsay 288, New York Mills 261, Wheaton-Herman-Norcross 260
WDC girls tie for third at Hawley
Rachel Craig placed in the four individual events Tuesday as the Wadena-Deer Creek girls' track and field team tied for third in the Hawley Booster Invitational.
Craig took second in the high jump with a 4-8 effort and the 100 hurdles with a time of 17.51. The senior standout also took third in the shot put with a throw of 25-2.5 and fourth in the discus with a toss of 92-7.
The Wolverines also got a first from their 4x800 relay team of Shaye Blessing, Emma Schmitz, Charley Cantrell and Hannah Toedter. The WDC team ran a winning 10:34.55 in the event. The Wolverines placed second in the 4x200 relay as the team of Craig, Cantrell, Toedter and Lindsey Eliason ran a combined time of 1:57.47. Patty Berg's 4x400 relay team of Blessing, Schmitz, Cantrell and Toedter finished fourth with a time of 4:35.96.
Eliason contributed a third-place finish in the 100 dash by running a 13.71. Autumn Jahnke went 6-6 to gain a sixth in the pole vault.
Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale's Hannah Barrett ran a winning 50.5 time in the 300 hurdles. The Raiders also got a winning time of 55.24 from their 4x100 relay team.
The Wolverines tied Frazee for third with 57 points. Perham took top honors with 125.5 and Hawley/Ulen-Hitterdal was second with 84. The Raiders were 10th with 25 points.
Amos Schmidt paced the Raiders in the boys' meet with a winning 41.34 time in the 300 hurdles.
The Raiders got a runner-up finish in the 4x200 with a time of 1:39.01 and a third from their 4x100 team with a 47.38.
Dane Hoffman paced the Wolverines with a 124-foot toss in the discus. Logan Meyer gave the Wolverines a third in the shot put with a 42-0.75.
WDC's Jordan Jacobson came up with a 33-5.5 in the triple jump to gain fourth place honors.
BHV's Joshua Race picked up fourth place in the high jump by clearing 5-4.
Neil Janson was a top six finisher in both the 800 and 1,600 races for WDC. Janson ran a 2:13.21 for fifth in the 800 and came back with a 5:01.93 in the 1,600.
The Raiders got a fifth from their 4x800 team which ran a 9:36.69.
Daniel Harren turned in a time of 11:49.73 for the Raiders in the 3,200 run.
Jacob Snyder collected sixth in the 400 with a 1:00.51.
Perham racked up 151 points to win the boys' title. Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale placed sixth with 35 points. Wadena-Deer Creek was seventh with 26.
Hawley Booster Invitational
Boys' Team Results: Perham 151, Hawley-Ulen-Hitterdal 130, Pelican Rapids 60, Barnesville 53, Frazee 49, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 35, Wadena-Deer Creek 26, Wheaton-Herman-Norcross 25, Lake Park-Audubon 14, Rothsay 5, Moorhead Park Christian 3
Girls' Team Results: Perham 125.5, Hawley-Ulen-Hitterdal 84, Frazee 57, Wadena-Deer Creek 57, Pelican Rapids 50, Barnesville 49.5, Lake Park-Audubon 34, Moorhead Park Christian 29, Wheaton-Herman-Norcross 28, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 25, Rothsay 16