By Harry Lipsiea
Tuesday was a very positive day for the Devils Lake track and field team. The Firebirds traveled to Cavalier for the annual Grizzly Invite.
By Harry Lipsiea Journal Sports Tuesday was a very positive day for the Devils Lake track and field team. The Firebirds traveled to Cavalier for the annual Grizzly Invite.
"The boys and girls team's did well for our first out door meet of the season," Devils Lake track and field co-head coach Jake Wateland commented. "We had many athletes achieve personal records and had success in scoring team points as well."
The boys team finished second in the team standings with 101 points. Grafton won the meet with 160 points while May-Port CG placed third with 77 points. The girls placed fourth in the team standings with 93 points. The top three teams were Langdon, 168, Larimore, 109, and Pembina County North with 95 points.
Individually, three Devils Lake athletes took first. Bradley Davidson won the 100-meter dash and qualified for state with a time of 11.17. Austin Goodsell took first in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 11:53. Katie Brandt won the discus with a mark of 96-6.
"We really saw improvements in the field events," Wateland stated. "We are looking forward to getting our team completely healthy and intact for the remainder of the season. We just have to keep working hard and hope for good weather."
The results from the Devils Lake and Edmore athletes are as follows:
Boys 100-Meter Dash: First, Bradley Davidson, DL, 11.17; fourth, Sean Olson, DL. 11.51. 200-Meter Dash: Seventh, Kaden Martinson, Edmore, 26.44. 400-Meter Dash: Sixth, Brandt Ronningen, Edmore, 1:01. 1,600-Meter Run: Fourth, Austin Goodsell, DL, 5:20. 3,200-Meter Run: First, Austin Goodsell, DL, 11:53. 400-Meter Relay: Third, Devils Lake, 50.07. 800-Meter Relay: First, Devils Lake, 1:35. 1,600-Meter Relay: Second, Devils Lake, 3:41. 3,200-Meter Relay: Third, Devils Lake, 10:24. 110-Meter Hurdles: Fifth, Mason Hanson, Dl, 21.59. Shot Put: Third, Jaden Hunt, DL, 39-6; seventh, Spencer Turk, DL, 36-4. Discuss: Sixth, Cory Mitzel, DL 97-6; seventh, Jaden Hunt, DL, 94-6; eighth, Colton McAllister, DL, 93-7. Triple Jump: Fifth, Blaier Roemmich, DL, 34-4. Javelin: Second, Austin Erickson, DL, 148-4; fourth, Jaden Hunt, DL, 132-11; fifth, Blake Prozinski, DL, 128-4. High Jump: Sixth, Blake Prozinski, DL, 4-10.
Girls 100-Meter Dash: Sixth: Kaelyn Tiegen, DL, 14:02. 400-Meter Dash: Fourth, Mattea Vetsch, DL, 1:09. 1,600-Meter Run: Eighth, Sara Hodek, Edmore, 7:05. 400-Meter Relay: Fifth, Devils Lake, Hope Schemp, Dru Lunday, Maranda Hoffner and Kaelyn Tiegen, 57.5. 800-Meter Relay: Third, Devils Lake, Hope Schemp, Dru Lunday, Kylie Skadsem and Kaelyn Skadsem and Kaelyn Tiegen, 2:04. 1,600-Meter Relay: Second, Devils Lake, Mattea Vetsch, Abbey Wavra, Jenna Aasmunstad and Taylor Vistad, 4:49. 3,200-Meter Relay: First, Devils Lake, 11:27. 100-Meter Hurdles: Seventh, Dru Lunday, DL, 19:56. Long Jump: Seventh, Maranda Hoffner, DL, 13-8. Shot Put: Second, Katie Brandt, DL, 30-4; fourth, Alexa Gathman, DL, sixth, Amber Gathman, 28-0; eighth, Kylie Skadsem, DL, 26-7. Discus: First, Katie Brandt, DL, 96-6; third, Amber Gathman, 87-3; eighth, Alexa Gathman, DL, 75-11.