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Track and field: Both Detroit Lakes boys and girls track teams take third at Moorhead indoor

Results from Detroit Lakes track and field

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MOORHEAD – The Detroit Lakes track and field teams each took home a third-place finish in their second indoor meets of the season.

The Detroit Lakes girls were led by five four-place finishes. Abby Larson took the top spot in the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.65 seconds. She also anchored the Lakers’ first-place 4x200-meter relay team with Jerzie Horner, Ella Paulson and Annie Paulson.

In the 55-meter hurdles, Rylee Johnson paced the pack with a time of 9.82 seconds. Jacee Hauser won the shot put event with a distance of 33-feet, 5-inches.

Horner took second in the pole vault with a height of 8-feet. Morgan Hausten was right behind her in third place at 7-feet. Grace Gunderson capped off an impressive field day with a third-place finish in the high jump (4-feet, 7-inches).

Fargo Davies finished first overall with a team score of 101.5. Minnewaska Area (91.5) and Detroit Lakes (90.5) rounded out the top three spots.


The Lakers also took third overall in the boys competition. Staples-Motley won the event with an even 100. Minnewaska (88) and Detroit Lakes (78) were right behind.

Alexander Fletcher won the high jump at the height of 5-feet, 8-inches. He also won the pole vault at 10-feet, 6-inches.

In the 55-meter hurdles, Zach Olson took second in 8.98 seconds. Olson picked up another second-place finish in the 4x400-meter relay with Brayden Francis, Jack Pace and Joseph Skinner at a time of 4:00.16.

The throwers capped off an impressive field day. Braydon Sjoblom took second in the shot put at 38-feet, 11-inches. Lawson Greene (37-feet, 11-inches) and Charlie Zok (37-feet, 9-inches) took sixth and seventh, respectively.

DETROIT LAKES BOYS TEAM SCORES- 1- Staples-Motley 100, 2- Minnewaska 88, 3- Detroit Lakes- 78, 3- Fargo Davies 48, 5- Moorhead 61.5, 6- Sargent County 38.5, 7- LPGE 32, 8- Maple River- 31, 9- NCE/UH Titans 27, 10- Enderlin, 11- Ashby-Brandon-Evansville

DETROIT LAKES BOYS TOP 10 FINISHERS- 800M RUN- 1st- Jace England (Moorhead) 2:17.99, 4th- Xander Jessen 2:26.76

1600M RUN- 1st- Maeson Tank (Minnewaska) 5:19.36, 5th- Brayden Francis 5:27.96

55M HURDLES- 1st- Denver Piechowski (Davies) 8.3, 2nd- Zach Olson 8.98, 4th- Alexander Fletcher 9.24

4x200M RELAY- 1st- Staples-Motley 1:39.23, 6th- KaDan Smith, Ethan Lundberg, Gage Hatch, Tyler Ostilie 1:50.10

4x400M RELAY- 1st- Minnewaska 3:56.34, 2nd- Francis, Jack Pace, Joseph Skinner, Olson 4:00.16

4x800M RELAY- 1st- Minnewaska 9:38.00, 3rd- Hunter Hanson, Hunter Olson, Jessen, Lane Yliniemi 10:26.19

HIGH JUMP- 1st- Alexander Fletcher (Detroit Lakes) 5’8”, 9th- Lawson Greene 5’0”, 9th- Z. Olson 5’0”

POLE VAULT- 1st- Fletcher (Detroit Lakes) 10’6”

LONG JUMP- 1s Evan Richman (Maple River) 20’6”, 4th- K. Smith 17’ 10.5”

SHOT PUT- 1st- Christopher Andrade (Moorhead) 39’1”, 2nd- Braydon Sjoblom 38’11”, 6th- Greene 37’11”, 7th- Charlie Zok 37’9”

GIRLS TEAM SCORES- 1- Fargo Davies 101.5, 2- Minnewaska 91.5, 3- Detroit Lakes- 90.5, 4- Moorhead 67.5, 5- LPGE- 61, 6- Staples-Motley 49, 7- A-B-E 42, 8- Maple River 25.5, 9- Sargent County 21, 10-Enderlin 20.5

DETROIT LAKES GIRLS TRACK TOP 10 FINISHERS- 55M DASH- 1st- Abby Larson (Detroit Lakes) 7.65

200M DASH- 1st- Hailey Bjerke (Davies) 28.28, 7th- Ella Paulson 29.74

1600M RUN- Annika Stroh (Sargent County) 5:26.49, 10th- Maria Foltz 6:44.07

3200M RUN- 1st- Kyanna Burton (Staples-Motley) 12:22.98, 3rd- Julia Steffl 13:11.77

55M HURDLES- 1st- Rylee Johsnon (Detroit Lakes) 9.82

4x200M RELAY- 1st- Jerzie Horner, Ella Paulson, Annie Paulson, Larson (Detroit Lakes) 1:52.64

4x400M RELAY- 1st- Minnewaska 2:26.38, 4th- Maddie Blahut, Grace Gunderson, Mallory Fishcher, Lille Baethke 4:50.93

4x800M RELAY- 1st- Minnewaska 10:42.42, 4th- Blahut, Sadie Johnson, Marin Johnson, Maria Foltz 11:40.68

HIGH JUMP- 1st- Danica Felland (Moohread) 4’9”, 3rd- Grace Gunderson 4’7”

POLE VAULT- 1st- Azalea Jorgenson (Davies) 9’0”, 2nd- Jerzie Horner 8’0”, 3rd- Morgan Hausten 7’0”

LONG JUMP- 1st- Rachael Bergstedt 14’11”, 4th- M. Fischer 14’4”

TRIPLE JUMP- 1st- Lucea Wales (A-B-E) 33’1.5”, 7th- A. Paulson 29’5”

SHOT PUT- 1st- Jacee Hauser (Detroit Lakes) 33’5”, 3rd- Brenna Skadsem 31’5.5”, 10th- Lexi Gerdes 29’3”

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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