Track and field: Detroit Lakes competes in Bemidji ahead of Section 8-2A prelims

Results from Detroit Lakes track and field at Bemidji.

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BEMIDJI – The Detroit Lakes track and field teams competed in Bemidji on Monday in their final meet before the section prelims.

The boys and the girls each took third place. The boys finished with a team score of 91 while the girls totaled 83.

Annie Paulson won the 300-meter hurdles race with a time of 48.16. Lily Anderson also won the triple jump event at 33-feet, 5-inches. Paulson and Anderson notched the only two first-place finishes of the day for either Laker team.

Ethan Carrier took second place in the 100-meter dash at a time of 11.52 seconds. Alexander Fletcher brought home a pair of runner-up finishes. He took second in the 110-meter hurdles (16.2) and in the high jump (5-feet, 8-inches).

Rylee Johnson also had two second-place finishes. She had a 100-meter hurdles time of 15.85 and a high jump height of 4-feet, 8-inches. Jacee Hauser had the second-best shot put throw at 34-feet, 11-inches. Jerzie Hirner took second in the pole vault at 10-feet.


Detroit Lakes is hosting the preliminary round of the Section 8-2A track and field competition on Wednesday, June 1. DLHS is still looking for volunteers to help with the field events. The meet begins at 3 p.m. Contact Activities Director Rob Nielsen at if interested.

BEMIDJI INVITE BOYS TEAM SCORES – 1- Moorhead 229, 2- Grand Rapids 104, 3- Detroit Lakes 91, T4- Bemidji, Hibbing 88, 6- Thief River Falls 20, 7- Nevis 19, 8- TrekNorth 7, 9- Clearbrook-Gonvick 6

BEMIDJI INVITE GIRLS TEAM SCORES- 1- Moorhead 194, 2- Bemidji 107, 3- Detroit Lakes 83, 4- Hibbing 83, 5- Grand Rapids 57, 6- Thief River Falls 53, 7- Ada-Borup-West 44, 8-Nevis 26, 9- Clerarbrook-Gonvick, 10-TrekNorth

DETROIT LAKES BOYS TOP EIGHT FINISHERS- 1st- Michael Haugo (Moorhead) 11.37, 2nd- Ethan Carrier 11.52

800M- 1st- Isaac Martel (Moorhead) 2:04.72, 7th- Connor Jensen 2:14.92

3200M- 1st- Carson Maish (Bemidji), 4th- Brayden Francis 10:53.66, 8th- Micah Barberg 11:46.80

110M HURDLES- 1st- John Jenkins (Moohread) 15.56, 2nd- Alexander Fletcher 16.28, 7th- Zach Olson 16.95

300M HURDLES- 1st- Jon Rice (Nevis) 44.76, 6th- Caden Strand 46.36

4x100M RELAY- 1st- Moorhead 45.35, 2nd- Cameron Marxen, Caden Strand, Hunter Zempel, Ethan Carrier 45.48

4x200M RELAY- 1st- Hibbing 1:35.62. 2nd- Brandton Marsh, Charles Kalina, Hunter Zempel, Cameron Marxen 1:37.38

4x400M RELAY- 1st- Bemidji 3:31.73, 2nd- Evan Thomas, Connor Jensen, Xander Jessen, Zach Olson 3:52.81

4x800M RELAY- 1st- Bemidji 8:23.04, 5th- Jackson Massjo, Lane Yliniemi, Hunter Handson, Declan Jessen 10:15.82

SHOT PUT- 1st- Elinneus Davis (Moorhead) 56’1.5”, 8th- Jacob Ehnert 39’8”

DISCUS- 1st- Jackson Weston (Grand Rapids) 152’1”, 4th- Charlie Zok 125’3”, 6th- Lawson Greene 118’8”

HIGH JUMP- 1st- Curtis Card (Grand Rapids) 5’10”, 2nd- Alexander Fletcher 5’8”

POLE VAULT- 1st- Carter Kostohryz 12’0”, 5th- Alexander Fletcher 10’6”

LONG JUMP- 1st- Michael Haugo (Moorhead) 21’1.5”, 3rd- Brandton Marsh 19’8.5”

DETROIT LAKES GIRLS TOP EIGHT FINISHERS- 1600M- 1st- Mia Hoffman (Bemidji) 5:26.47 6th- Julia Steffl 5:26.47

100M HURDLES- 1st- Madysen Schmidt (Bemidji) 15.82, 2nd- Rylee Johnson 15.85

300M HURDLES- 1st- Annie Paulson (Detroit Lakes) 48.16, 5th- Mallory Fischer 53.98

4x100M RELAY- 1st- Moorhead 50.62, 3rd- Ella Paulson, Hailey Thielen, Jerzie Horner, Morgan Hausten 52.65

4x400M RELAY- 1st- Bemidji 4:11.06, 7th- Haydon King, Lily Anderson, Grace Gunderson, Annie Paulson 4:53.38

SHOT PUT- 1st- Ella Engen (Clearbrook-Gonvick) 35’7”, 2nd- Jacee Hauser 34’11”, 8th- Brenna Skadsem 31’2”

DISCUS- 1st- Rosie Anderson (Moorhead) 113’6”, 6th- Elle Bettcher 95’11”

HIGH JUMP- 1st- Haleigh Cleem (Moorhead) 4’10”, 2nd- Rylee Johnson 4’8”, 7th- Sophie Kalina 4’6”, 8th- Mallory Fischer 4’6”, 9th- Addison Lowell 4’6”

POLE VAULT- 1st- Julia Gherardi (Hibbing) 10’6”, 2nd- Jerzie Horner 10’0”, 6th- Skylar Nelson 8’6”

LONG JUMP- 1st- Alexis Olderbak (Moorhead) 16’0”, 7th- Haydon King 14’1.5”

TRIPLE JUMP- 1st- Lily Anderson (Detroit Lakes) Lily Anderson 33’5”

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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