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PR-B competes at Pillager meet

The Pine River-Backus boys were fifth and the PR-B girls were seventh at the Pillager Invitational on Thursday, May 1.

The Tigers’ Shane Sepin finished first in the 200-meter dash and was third in the 400 and triple jump. PR-B’s 4x200 relay of Henry Krecklau, Sepin, Jacob Harper and Tyler Bestgen were second while Krecklau was second in the 200.

PR-B is scheduled to compete at the conference meet on Thursday, May 8, at Walker-Hackensack-Akeley.

Boys’ team scores: Holdingford 166, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 96, Pierz 80, Staples-Motley 51, Pine River-Backus 50.5, Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale 45, Pillager 36.5, Browerville 15, Prairie Valley 12, Upsala-Swanville 5

Top PR-B individual finishers:

100 - 5-Henry Krecklau 12.11

200 - 1-Shane Sepin 23.94; 2-Krecklau 23.99; 6-Tyler Bestgen 25.01

400 - 3-Sepin 54.35

4x200 relay - 2-PR-B (Krecklau, Sepin, Jacob Hunter, Bestgen) 1:37.39

4x800 relay - 3-PR-B (Troy Fetter, Ben Remington, Konrad Bueckers, Dylan Hendrickson) 9:56.66

High jump - 5-Bestgen 5-3, 8-Anthony Pederson 5-0

Long jump - 5-Krecklau 18-9.75

Triple jump - 3-Sepin 38-10; 9-Bestgen 35-3

Girls’ team scores: 1-Holdingford 128.5, 2-Long Prairie-GE 121, 3-Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale 90, Pillager 68, Pierz 59, Staples-Motley 52, Pine River-Backus 11.5, Prairie Valley 10, Browerville 9, Upsala/Swanville 5

Top PR-B individual finishers:

100 - 11-Megna Porta 14.46

Long jump - 5-Porta 14-7

Shot put - 7-Porta 29-5.5

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