Boys track and field: Carrier boys turn heads as Lakers take sixth in Fergus Falls

Results from the Detroit Lakes boys track and field team from Fergus Falls

Detroit Lakes track and field

FERGUS FALLS – Ethan and Mason Carrier had an impressive day in Detroit Lakes’ first outdoor track and field meet on Monday afternoon.

Ethan Carrier took second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.35. His brother, Mason, was right behind him in seventh place with a time of 11.67. Mason also took sixth in the 200-meter dash (24.54) and eighth in the shot put (37-feet, 3-inches).

Alexander Fletcher notched three top-eight finishes. He took second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 16.91. He also took fourth in the high jump (5-feet, 6-inches) and fifth in the pole vault (9-feet, 6-inches).

Jack Pace also had a second-place finish. He clocked in at 58.08 in the 400-meter dash, with Caden Strand right behind him in fourth with a time of 59.65. Pace also ran in the 4x100-meter relay with Glenn Simons, Cameron Marxen and Carson Jensen to a seventh-place finish (53.78). Strand also took seventh in the triple jump at 32-feet, 7.5-inches.

The 4x200-meter relay team of Hunter Zempel, Gage Hatch, Ethan Lundberg and Tyler Ostilie finished in fifth place with a time of 1:49.61.


The Lakers took sixth place with a team score of 46. Willmar won the team competition with 143 points, with Fergus Falls (127) and Perham (84) in second and third.

OTTER INVITE BOYS TEAM SCORES- 1- Willmar 143, Fergus Falls 127, 3- Perham 84, 4- Pelican Rapids 64, 5- Bemidji 52, 6- Detroit Lakes 46, Minnewaska 39

DETROIT LAKES BOYS TOP EIGHT FINISHERS- 100M- 1st- Michael Price (Willmar) 11.11, 2nd- Ethan Carrier 11.35, 7th- Mason Carrier 11.67

200M- Michael Price (Willmar) 23.21, 6th- Mason Carrier 24.54

400M- 1st- Sebastian Centeno (Pelican Rapids) 55.57, 2nd- Jack Pace 58.08, 4th- Caden Strand 59.65

110M HURDLES- 1st- Jacob Kelly (Bemidji) 15.87, 2nd- Alexander Fletcher 16.91, 4th- Zach Olson 17.28

4X100M RELAY- 1st- Minnewaska 46.52, 7th- Glenn Simons, Cameron Marxen, Carson Jensen, Jack Pace 53.78

4X200M RELAY- 1st- Pelican Rapids 1:38.29, 5th- Hunter Zempel, Gage Hatch, Ethan Lundberg, Tyler Ostilie 1:49.61

4X400M RELAY- 1st- Willmar 3:37.15, 7th- Brayden Francis, Gannon Braun, Hunter Hanson, Joe Skinner 3:57.80

SHOT PUT- 1st- Alexander Jensen (Fergus Falls) 51’10”, 6th- Charlie Zok 38’04”, 8th- Mason Carrier 37’3”

DISCUS- 1st- Connor Kostynick (Perham) 139’2”, 7th- Lawson Greene 106’2”

HIGH JUMP- 1st- Luke Newman (Fergus Falls) 6’0”, 4th- Alexander Fletcher 5’6”

POLE VAULT- Noah Novotny (Perham) 11’0”, 5th- Alexander Fletcher 9’6”

TRIPLE JUMP- 1st- Shane Zierden 39’9”, 7th- Caden Strand 32’7.5”, 8th- Glenn Simons 30’11”

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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