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Hoffman, Craig, Cantrell lead track teams in opener

Wadena-Deer Creek senior Dane Hoffman claimed top honors in the discus Tuesday at the Little Amik I track and field indoor meet.

Hoffman tossed the discus 124-10 and added some luster to his day by putting the shot 42-8.5 for a fourth-place finish. Teammate Jordan Jacobson was fourth in the discus with a 109-11.5.

Neil Janson and Isaiah Toedter were also double placers for the Wolverines. Janson ran seventh in the 1,600 with a 5:12.55 and took eighth in the 800 with a 2:22.25. Toedter reached the finals of the big 55 dash event and placed 12th with a 7.42. Toedter also placed 11th in the 55 hurdles with a time of 11.36.

The WDC boys placed ninth overall with 23 points.

Rachel Craig and Charley Cantrell sparked a fifth place, 53-point effort by the Wadena-Deer Creek girls' team.

Craig showed her great versatility by taking second in the discus with a 34-4, second in the shot put with an 83-7, fourth in the 55 hurdles with a 10.52 and fifth in the high jump with a 4-8. Cantrell was impressive in the 400 and 800 recording a runner-up time of 1:06.68 in the 400 and a third place time of 2:34.71 in the 800.

Hannah Toedter was a double finisher in the individual events taking fourth in the 1,600 with a 5:48.87 and fifth in the 800 with a 2:38.24.

Cantrell and Toedter joined Lindsey Eliason and Sonja Kern in running a fourth-place time of 4:38.23 in the 4x400.

Little Amik I

(Girls' Team Results)

Bagley/Fosston 87, Park Rapids Area 78, Hibbing 68, International Falls 57.5, Wadena-Deer Creek 53, Roseau 51, Greenway 41, Nevis 38, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 32, Virginia, Pequot Lakes 23.50, Thief River Falls 19, Northome-Blackduck 14, United North Central 13, New York Mills 12, Deer River/Northland 8, Mountain Iron-Buhl 2

(Boys' Team Results)

International Falls 101, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 82, Hibbing 69, Pequot Lakes 62, Thief River Falls 54, Bagley/Fosston 42, Roseau 30.50, Deer River/Northland 24, Wadena-Deer Creek 23, Park Rapids Area 22, Nevis 21, Virginia 20, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 17, New York Mills 15.50, Greenway 14, United North Central 14, Northome-Blackduck 13