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Boys track and field: Laker boys take fifth in Alexandria Relays Invitational

Results from Detroit Lakes boys track and field

Detroit Lakes track and field
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ALEXANDRIA – The Detroit Lakes track and field teams competed in Alexandria’s annual Relays Invitational on Tuesday afternoon. The Laker boys came away with a fifth-place finish.

In the 110-meter hurdle shuttle, the team of Alexander Fletcher, Zach Olson, Brady Wirtz, Anthony Reading and Devon Berg took third place with a time of 1:14.41. Hunter Zempel, Charlie Kalina, Jamus Walz and Tyler Ostilie took fifth in the 4x200-meter relay with a time of 1:39.56.

In the 4x100, Ethan Carrier, Mason Carrier, Cameron Marxen and Zempel scored one of the best finishes of the day for the Lakers. They took second place with a time of 44.99, which was 0.09 off of Alexandria’s first-place finish.

Fletcher had another solid day in the field events. He took third place in the high jump at 5-feet, 8-inches, before taking sixth in the pole vault at 10-feet, 3-inches. Brandton Marsh took second place in the triple jump at 42-feet, 1-inch, only behind the defending state champion in Alexandria’s Will Heydt (44-feet, 9-inches).

The Lakers finished with a team score of 46. Alexandria ran away with first place at a total of 156. Pequot Lakes was second with 90 points.


ALEXANDRIA RELAY INVITE BOYS TEAM SCORES- 1- Alexandria 156, 2- Pequot Lakes 90, 3- Wilmar 88, 4- Fergus Falls 76, 5- Detroit lakes 48, 6- Little Falls 38

DETROIT LAKES BOYS TOP EIGHT FINISHERS- 1- 4x110M SHUTTLE HURDLE- 1st- Alexandria 1:08.12, 3rd- Alexander Fletcher, Zach Olson, Brady Wirtz, Anthony Reading, Devon Berg 1:14.41

4x200M RELAY- 1st- Alexandria 1:32.60; 5th- Hunter Zempel, Charlie Kalina, Jack Pace, Jamus Walz, Tyler Ostilie 1:39.56; 7th- Ethan Carrier, Cameron Marxen, Brandton Marsh, Mason Carrier, Devon Berg 1:41.13

4x800M RELAY- 1st- Willmar 8:32.78, 6th- Connor Jensen, Brayden Francis, Jackson Maasjo, Xander Jessen 9:31.19

800 SPRINT MEDLEY- 1st- Pequot Lakes 1:38.49; 6th- Jamus Walz, Ethan Lundberg, Caden Strand, Joe Skinner, Charlie Kalina 1:46.39

4x100M RELAY- 1st- Alexandria 44.90, 2nd- Ethan Carrier, Mason Carrier, Cameron Marxen, Hunter Zempel 44.99; 8th- Tyler Ostilie, Charlie Kalina, Gage Hatch, KaDan Smith, Anthony Reading 50.00

300M HURDLES- 1st- Gavin Ashmore (Alexandria) 42.47, 4th- Zach Olson 43.07

BOYS DISTANCE MEDLEY- 1st- Alexandria 11:09.06; 6th- Xander Jessen, Avery Browen, German Guzman, Brayden Francis, Hunter Zehnecker 13:19.56

4x400M RELAY- 1st- Alexandria 3:59.32; 4th- Jack Pace, Evan Thomas, Mason Carrier, Zach Olson, Joe Skinner 4:07.71

HIGH JUMP RELAY- 1st- Cruz Megazzini (Pequot Lakes) 6’0”, 3rd- Alexander Fletcher 5’8”

POLE VAULT RELAY- 1st- Bryr Homelvig (Alexandria) 11’9”, 6th- Alexander Fletcher 10’3”

TRIPLE JUMP RELAY- 1st- Will Heydt (Alexandria) 44’9”, 2nd- Brandton Marsh 42’1”

Related Topics: TRACK AND FIELD
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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