Boyce, Hanson, Udekwe battle at region meet

Kari Gibb/MDN Des Lacs-Burlington sophomore Brynn Hanson and Kenmare-Bowbells junior Mashae Miller led the pack in the first lap of the 800-meter run.

There were sixteen schools that participated in the North West Region Track and Field meet at the Duane Carlson stadium. Three of the schools battled to the end with the girls’ score being tight to the end. Senior Kaydee Boyce claimed four first place finishes to lead Nedrose to the team win.

Des Lacs-Burlington sophomore Brynn Hanson finished first in two events as the Lakers took second place. Sophomore Tochi Udekwe claimed two first place finishes for Bishop Ryan to take third place.

For the boys team scores, Stanley finished in first place with a team score of 130 while Kenmare-Bowbells was second at 80 while Des Lacs-Burulington was third with a 76 team score.

Girls Results

Boyce took first place in the 100-meter hurdles with a 16.90 time. Bishop Ryan sophomore Claire Fegley was second with a 17.50 time while senior teammate Gwynnie Johnson was third with a 18.26 time. Boyce also finished first place in the 300 hurdles with a time of 49.21 while Bishop Ryan junior Ruby Lormejuste was second at 49.55 and Fegley was third with a 51.57 time.

Boyce finished first in the long jump with a 17-6 jump. Surrey freshmen Khloe Spaulding and Addison Neshem finished second and third respectively with jumps of 15-6.25 and 15-2 at the meet. Boyce was the top athlete in the triple jump as well with a 34-10 mark. Johnson placed second with a 32-9 jump while Spaulding was third at 32-4 leap.

Brynn Hanson from Des Lacs-Burlington finished in first place in the 800 with a new North West Region top time of 2:21.69 while Kenmare-Bowbells junior Mashae Miller was second at 2:23.55 for second place. Sophomore Anna Petersen was third at 2:25.06 for Kenmare-Bowbells.

Hanson also took first place in the 1600 with a time of 5:25.00 while Stanley freshman Annie Roise was second with a 5:52.21 time. Williams County [Tioga/Ray] sophomore Avery Littlefield was third with a 5:55.05 time.

Bishop Ryan sophomore Tochi Udekwe won the 100 in a time of 12.82 for her initial first place finish. Surrey freshman Addison Neshem was second at 13.83 while sophomores Holly Latendresse and Harley Ryals were third and fourth respectively with 13.90 and 14.12 times.

Udekwe continued the winning with a 25.48 time in the 200 with Lakers Hanson at second with a 27.62 mark. Trenton eighth grader Jayla Slater was third with a 28.22 time.

Bishop Ryan won the 4×100 relay with sophomore Elsie Braun joining Fegley, eighth grader Tyalor Brintnell and Udekwe with a 52.64 mark. South Prairie-Max won the 4×200 relay as junior Azijah Trader was joined by eighth graders Kimberly Kizima, Madison Sys and sophomore Bre Rose with a 1:51.86 time.

Des Lacs-Burlington won the 4×400 with junior Fallon Fagerland, eighth grader Ella Brown, sophomore Jacey Hutton teaming with Hanson with a 4:19.39 time. Stanley won the 4×800 with a 10:35.17 mark as freshman Lexi Neset, sophomore Italia Rodriguez, seventh grader Jessy Roise and junior Harley Detienne finished in first place.

Nedrose junior Kenna Huff won the discus with a throw of 104-8 while Powers Lake-Burke Central senior Hannah Nelson was second with a 99-11 mark. South Prairie-Max freshman Eliza Wheeler finished third with a 98-7 throw that was tied in distance by junior Destinee Anderson from Kenmare-Bowbells. Anderson would win the shot put with a 36-5 while freshman Maycee Boyce was second with a 35-2 toss. Wheeler was third at 33-5 while Kenmare-Bowbells junior Lilibeth Santizo hit 32-10 for fourth place.

Boys Results

Stanley junior Drake Schlosser won the 300 hurdles with a time of 41.90 while Kenmare-Bowbells junior William Cook was in second at 42.80 and Stanley freshman Oscar Garcia was third with a 42.85 time. Garrison junior Aidan Ermer was first in the 100 hurdles at 17.00 while Schlosser was second at 17.03 and Cook was third with a 19.22 time.

Stanley freshman Ben Hynek finished first in the shot put with a 45-foot toss while sophomore Dade Okeson was second with a 43-foot toss. Kenmare-Bowbell junior Gavin Gill was third with a 42-11 toss. Stanley senior Jack Hynek won the javelin with a 160-2 toss while Nedrose senior Sawyer Bloms was second at a 152-1 mark. Kenmare-Bowbells freshman Lincoln Spear was third with a 143-11 toss.

Powers Lake-Burke Central sophomore Grayson Rystedt won the discus with a toss of 144-11 while Kenmare-Bowbells junior Payton Helwig was second with a 140-9 toss. Gill would finish in third with a 139-3 toss. B. Hynek was fourth in the event.

Nedrose senior Jodey Myers won the 200 with a time of 23.37 while freshman teammate Davylon Clemons was fourth with a 23.99 mark. Des Lacs-Burlington senior Zander Grover was first in the 400 with a 52.27 time. Kenmare-Bowbells Cook finished fourth in the 400 as well.

One of the tighter finishes was the boys 800 with Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood freshman Grady Nett holding off Bishop Ryan senior Blake Kaylor in the final stretch of the race. The winning time was 2:05.26 and second place was a 2:06.04 time. Des Lacs-Burlington freshman Zayden Grover was third with a 53.07 time.

Kenmare-Bowbells Cook would win the triple jump with a 39-11 leap. Des Lac-Burlington sophomore Easton Smith was second with a 38-4.5 mark while Powers Lake-Burke Central junior Michael Crowder was third with a 38-1 jump. Divide County senior Ben Johnson won the long jump with a 20-1.5 mark. Nedrose junior Tyrone Stringer was second with a 19-11.5 jump. Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood sophomore Reid Morlock was third with a 19-7.25 mark.

Morlock would win the high jump with a 6-foot leap while Kenmare-Bowbells junior Peyton Helwig cleared the same height with more attempts for second place. Kenmare-Bowbells freshman Jacob Zorn was third at 5-6 at the meet.

Garrison senior Avery Klein won the 100 with a time of 11.94 with Divide County’s Johnson was second at 12.18 and Stanley’s Schlosser in third with a 12.22 time.

New Town junior Xavier Bell won the 1600 with a time of 4:40.23 and was second in the 400 as well. Sophomore Lukas Spotted Bear was first in the 3200 with a time of 10:35.31 with freshman teammate Tekoah Hood in fourth with a 10:46.02 time.


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