Track and Field: Chaney 5th at Hamline Elite Meet

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Pequot Lakes sophomore Calia Chaney finished fifth in the 800-meter run with a school-record 2:17.87 at the Hamline Elite track and field meet Friday, April 29, in St. Paul. The Patriots’ senior Cruz Megazzini finished 11th with a leap of 5-foot-10 in the high jump. Many of the state’s top high school athletes compete annually at the Hamline Elite Meet.

Patriots compete at Pillager

On Thursday, April 28, the Pequot Lakes boys and girls both finished 10th overall at the John Reimer Classic in Pillager. The Patriots’ Josie Taylor won the 200-meter run in 28.96 while teammate Sonja Palmer was fourth in the high jump with a leap of 4-feet, 3 inches.

Boys team scores: 1-Park Rapids 149.33, 2-Pierz 84, 3-Becker 66.33, 4-Staples-Motley 61, 5-United North Central 58, 6-Pillager 51, 7-Wadena-Deer Creek 46, 8-Crosby-Ironton 43.33, 9-Browerville 20, 10-Pequot Lakes 3

4x800 relay: 6-Pequot Lakes (James Johnson, Luke Johnston, Ryder Schultz, Shane Crowley) 10:10.53

Girls team scores: 1-Becker 117, 2-Wadena-Deer Creek 105, 3-Park Rapids 96.4, 4-Pillager 52.7, 5-Staples-Motley 50.7, 6-Pierz 45.4, 7-United North Central 34, 8-New York Mills 20.4, 9-Crosby-Ironton 15.7, 10-Pequot Lakes 14.7, 11-Browerville 6

200 dash: 1-Josie Taylor (PL) 28.96

4x200 relay: 5-Pequot Lakes (Hannah Sigler, Hailey Crutcher, Sonja Palmer, Josie Taylor) 2:00.01

4x400 relay: 5-Pequot Lakes (Josie Taylor, Natalie Blank, Ana Blank, Sonja Palmer) 4:38.13

High jump: 4-Sonja Palmer (PL) 4-3

PL girls 2nd, boys 3rd at Brainerd

On Tuesday, April 26, The Pequot Lakes girls were second and the Patriot boys finished third at the Brainerd Quadrangular meet.


Pequot Lakes’ Alison Gladen won the 300-meter hurdles and Joselyn Rinio won the pole vault with a leap of 7-feet-6. Rino was also second in the 100 dash while Carley Chaney was runner-up in the 1,600 run. The Patriots’ 4x100 relay also finished second.

The Pequot boys placed third with wins from Charles Schiessl, with 45.27 in the 300 hurdles; and Eli Hall, 10:29.78 in the 3,200 run. Schiessel was also second in the 110 hurdles while teammate Cruz Meganzzini was second in the long jump. The Patriots 4x400 and 4x800 relays were both runners-up.

Boys team scores: 1-Fergus Falls 133, 2-Brainerd 128, 3-Pequot Lakes 72, 4-Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin 51.5, 5-Bemidji 40.5

Top 10 Pequot Lakes finishers:

110 hurdles: 2-Charles Schiessl 16.6; 4-Nicholas Holmberg 19.73

300 hurdles: 1-Schiessl 45.27, 2-Nichlas Holmberg 45.74; 5-Shane Crowley 49.26

100 dash: 5-Vincenzo Sposito 12.17; 8-Kade Mudgett 12.3

200 dash: 10-Thomas Blomer 26.24

1600 run: 7-Jesse Clausen 5:05.23

3200 run: 1-Eli Hall 10:29.78

4x100 relay: 7-Pequot Lakes 51.56

4x200 relay: 5-Pequot Lakes 1:51.39

4x400 relay: 2-Pequot Lakes 3:44.69

4x800 relay: 2-Pequot Lakes 8:40.71

Shot put: 4-Lucas Ganley 43-4; 6-Riley Peters 42-8; 9-Tristin Hoffard 39-1

Discus: 3-Ganley 123-3; 7-Peters 110-5

Long jump: 2-Cruz Megazzini 18-10; 8-Wyatt Balmer 17-5

Triple jump: 5-Jack Carr 36-8; 7-Balmer 35-6

High jump: 4-Bode Eggen 5-2; 8-Balmer and Jack Carr 5-0

Pole vault: 5-Schiessl 7-6

Girls team scores: 1-Brainerd 208.5, 2-Pequot Lakes 71.5, 3-Bemidji 59.5, 4-Fergus Falls 56.5, 5-Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin 31

Top 10 Pequot Lakes finishers:

100 hurdles: 10-Reese Laposky 20.32

300 hurdles: 1-Alison Gladen 51.85

100 dash: 2-Joselyn Rinio 13.44; 6-Julie Keiffer 13.97; 8-Ava Merta 14.6

400 dash: 7-Erika English 1:13.52; 10-Elizabeth Peterson 1:16.35

800 run: 5-Audrey Jobe 2:47.00; 9-Emma Flaws 3:03.51; 10-Hailee Polchow 3:11.72

1600 run: 2-Carly Chaney 5:34.25

3200 run: 3-Flaws 14:42.0; 4-Lilix Gustafson 15:28; 5-Emma Bitzer 15:37

4x100 relay: 2-Pequot Lakes 54.49

4x200 relay: 3-Pequot Lakes 1:55.39

4x400 relay: 3-Pequot Lakes 4:32.89

4x800 relay: 7-Pequot Lakes 12:09.68

High jump: 8-Sonja Palmer 4-2; 9-Ava Merta 4-0

Pole vault: 1-Rinio 8-6

Long jump: 9-Laposky 14-7

Triple jump: 7-Carlie Eggert 30-0.75; 10-Sydnie Wgeishofski 29-6.5

Shot put: 4-Amelia Davis 32-3; 6-Britany Joyce 29-6; 7-Kayla Joyce 29-3; 9-Jerrett Tietz 28-8

Discus: 3-Davis 84-8.4; 4-Kayla Joyce 82-1; 5-Britany Joyce 81-5.5; 6-Tietz 80-1.5; 10-Rose Aldridge 71-1.5

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