Track and Field: PR-B Boys win Aitkin Invite. Patriots girls 4th, boys 6th at True Team
Savannah Holm captured the 100-meter hurdles and the Long Jump as the Aitkin girls won the five team Aitkin Invite Tuesday, May 7.
The Pine River-Backus boys finished first led by Nate Wosmek's wins in the 100 and 300 hurdles. Nathan Nations claimed the 3200 run and the Tigers 4x800 relay placed first.
The PR-B girls received wins from Gabby Rainwater in the shot put and discus and Anna Downie in the 300 hurdles.
Aitkin's Teagan Piecek won the triple jump and the Gobblers boys won the 4x100 and 4x200 relays.
PL girls 4th, boys fifth
Pequot's Desera Engholm won the shot put, Calia Chaney won the 3200 and Pequot's 4x800 relay finished first as the Patriots girls finished fourth overall in the Section 8-2A True Team meet Tuesday, May 7, in Detroit Lakes.
The Patriot boys finished sixth at the meet, with the top performance coming from the 4x100 relay team of Vinnie Sposito, Carter Sjoblad, Joe Keiffer and Bode Magnuson, which finished third overall.
"Overall the guys had some of the best performances of the year at this meet," boys coach Dave Guenther said. "This happens when you have tough competition, which was well on hand at this meet ... I'm very happy with the way they performed and am excited to see how well they have elevated their performances."