Six Firebirds compete at state track meet

Staff Writer
Devils Lake Journal

Journal Staff Report

Devils Lake was well represented at the state track meet in Bismarck over the weekend. Six Firebirds competed in a total of 13 events.

Erin Nelson took fifth place in the shot put with a throw of 38-09.00, 12th in the discuss (106-07) and 14th in the javelin (107-10).

Beth Alexander ran a 26.36 in the 200-meter dash prelims, finishing tenth and one spot out of the finals. She ran a 46.96 in the prelims of the 300-meter hurdles to qualify for the finals, where she ran a 47.45 to finish ninth. Alexander finished tied for 11th in the high jump, clearing 4-09.00. She took 18th in the triple jump with a top mark of 33-01.50.

Amber Gathman finished 10th in the discus with a throw of 110-10.

Ramsey Brown ran a 5:50.87 in the 1600 meter to finish 27th.

Bradley Davidson ran a 11.38 in the 100-meter prelims to finish eighth and qualify for the finals. In the finals, Davidson ran a 11.31 to place sixth.

Davidson ran a 23.10 in the 200-meter dash to finish 18th in the prelims. In the 400-meter dash prelims, Davidson finished 17th with a time of 52.18.

Zach Dahlen finished 12th in the triple jump with a top mark of 41-01.00.