DETROIT LAKES – Ethan Carrier had himself quite the day at the Craig Fredrickson Memorial invite in Detroit Lakes.
The junior runner took first place in three events. After taking the top spot in the 100-meter dash at 11.50 seconds, he won the 200-meter with a time of 23.68. He also anchored the 4x100-meter relay with Cameron Marxen, Mason Carrier and Hunter Zempel to a time of 44.64.
The Lakers won six events on their way to a third-place finish in their home invite. Detroit Lakes finished behind Park Rapids (166.5) and Fergus Falls (149) with a team score of 125.
Brandton Marsh won the triple jump at 42-feet, while Alexander Fletcher took the high jump title at 6-feet. Marsh also competed in the high jump (5-feet, 6-inches, 8th) and the 200-meter (24.02, 3rd). Fletcher took first in the 110-meter hurdles (16.51) and fourth in the pole vault at 10-feet, 6-inches.
The Lakers’ relay team of Ethan Lundberg, Charlie Kalina, Hunter Zmepel and Jamus Walz took second place with a time of 138.08. Jack Pace, Joe Skinner, Zach Olson and Marxen also took second in the 4x400-meter relay (3:46.11). Olson was right behind Alexander in the 110-meter hurdles with a second-place time of 16.91.
In the shot put, Marson Carrier took fourth place at 43-feet. Jacob Ehnert was two feet behind in seventh place. Lawson Greene placed fifth in the discus at 119-feet, 4-inches. Charlie Zok took seventh at 109-feet, 8-inches.
CRAIG FREDRICKSON MEMORIAL INVITE BOYS TEAM SCORES- 1- Park Rapids 166.5, 2- Fergus Falls 149, 3- Detroit Lakes 125, 4- Frazee 57, 5- Thief River Falls 33, 6- Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 24.5
DETROIT LAKES BOYS TOP EIGHT FINISHERS- 100M- 1st- Ethan Carrier (Detroit Lakes) 11.50, 3rd- Jack Pace 12.01, 8th- Charlie Zok 12.34
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.