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Girls track and field: Detroit Lakes takes third at Alexandria Relays Invite

Results from Detroit Lakes girls track and field

Detroit Lakes track and field
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ALEXANDRIA – The field events remain a strength for the Detroit Lakes girls track and field team as it collected 11 top-eight finishes at the annual Alexandria Relays Invite on Tuesday.

Jerzie Horner won the pole vault at 9-feet, 3-inches. Right behind her was Jordan Ehnert in fourth at 8-feet, 3-inches, with Morgan Hausten in seventh at 7-feet, 9-inches.

Jacee Hauser paced the Lakers in the throwing events. She took third in the discus at 106-feet, 4-inches. She also took second in the shot put at 33-feet, 3-inches. Brenna Skadsem took sixth in the shot put at 31-feet, 6.5-inches, while Elle Bettcher took eighth in the discus (94-feet, 8-inches).

Lily Anderson placed in the top seven in the high jump (4-feet, 8-inches, 7th) and triple jump (33-feet, 3.75-inches, 3rd). Grace Gunderson took third in the high jump at 4-feet, 10-inches, while Rylee Johnson took eighth (4-feet, 8-inches).

The Lakers notched two first-place finishes in running events. Annie Paulson won the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 48.97 seconds. She also ran in the 4x800-meter relay with Ella Paulson, Abby Larson and Horner to a winning time of 1:56.30.


Alexandria won its home invite with a score of 137. Pequot Lakes landed in second with 97 points, while the Lakers took third.

ALEXANDRIA RELAY INVITE GIRLS TEAM SCORES- 1- Alexandria 137, 2- Pequot Lakes 97, 3- Detroit Lakes 82, 4- Willmar 73, 5- Little Falls 58, 6- Fergus Falls 44

DETROIT LAKES GIRLS TOP EIGHT FINISHERS- 4x200M RELAY- 1st- Pequot Lakes 1:50.74, 7th- Morgan Hausten, Addison Lowell, Brooklyn Markuson, Jerzie Horner 1:58.77

4x800M RELAY- 1st- Pequot Lakes 9:41.78, 5th- Amaya LeCleir, Helena Daggett, Sadie Johnson, Lila Kallstrom 11:09.27

4x800M RELAY- 1st- Ella Paulson, Jerzie Horner, Abby Larson, Annie Paulson (Detroit Lakes) 1:56.30; 6th- Rylee Johnson, Haydon King, Mallory Fischer, Grace Gunderson 2:05.49

1600M- 1st- Calia Chaney (Pequot Lakes) 5:04.93; 5th- Julia Steffl 5:50.99

800 SPRINT MEDLEY- 1st- Pequot Lakes 53.22; 5th- Morgan Hausten, Jade Adams-Tolbert, Haydon King, Ella Paulson, 56.44

300M HURDLES- 1st- Annie Paulson (Detroit Lakes) 48.97

DISTANCE MEDLEY- 1st- Alexandria 12:37.38; 5th- Lila Kallstrom, Ava Jones, Helena Daggett, Sadie Johnson, Marin Johnson 15:22.43

4x400M RELAY- 1st- Willmar 3:51.65; 6th- Amaya LeCleir, Ava Jones, Maddie Blahut, Grace Gunderson 4:26.24

HIGH JUMP RELAY- 1st- Hansen Ainsley (Fergus Falls) 5’4”, 3rd- Grace Gunderson 4’10”, 7th- Lily Anderson 4’8”, 8th- Rylee Johnson 4’8”

POLE VAULT RELAY- 1st- Jerzie Horner (Detroit Lakes) 9’3”, 4th- Jordan Ehnert 8’3”, 7th- Morgan Hausten 7’9”

TRIPLE JUMP RELAY- 1st- Ella Steussy (Alexandria) 35’4.25”, 3rd- Lily Anderson 33’3.75”

DISCUS RELAY- 1st- Amaria Sowda (Alexandria) 115’3”, 3rd- Jacee Hauser 106’4”, 8th- Elle Bettcher 94’08”

SHOT PUT RELAY- 1st- Amaria Sowada (Alexandria) 35’6”, 2nd- Jacee Hauser 33’3”, 6th- Brenna Skadsem 31’6.5”

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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