WDC girls share third in Hawley invitational
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