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HHS thinclads star in Belgrade

 

April 28, 2014

Havre High’s track and field numbers may keep the boys and girls teams from winning some of the bigger meets throughout the season, but the individual Blue Pony athletes who continue to place and score points also continue to impress the coaching staff.

Nearly 20 teams made the trip to Belgrade Saturday for the annual Gallatin Valley Invitational, and the competition was fierce. But teams, like they so often do, found themselves chasing the hosting Panthers.

The Belgrade boys finished in first place with 103 points. Manhattan finished second with 82, while Lewistown finished in a distant third with 68 team points. The Ponies were able to come up with 25 points and finished in ninth place, finishing behind Dillon with 67, Manhattan Christian with 42, Livingston with 32, Anaconda with 30 and Big Timber with 28. Butte Central (23), Harrison (13), Sheridan (nine), Whitehall (six), and Jefferson (four) were also in attendance.

But in girls action, the Ponies did much better, earning 42 points, and finishing in a tie for third place with Manhattan Christian. No. 1 Belgrade dominated with 144, while Dillon took the No. 2 spot with 89. Billings Central (38), Harrison (30), Livingston (29), Jefferson (28), Lewistown (24), Butte Central (21), West Yellowstone (19), Manhattan Christian (10) and Willow Creek (eight) rounded out the top finishes.

“The girls performed very well against a lot of good competition,” Havre High head coach John Ita said. “We were just tickled with their finish, and all the girls worked hard all day long and got personal bests, or came very close. All of the coaches were pleased with their performance. The boys this year, it just seems like the competition is very tough. We had a couple of boys run very well in the 400-meter, but not score a point, the talent was amazing. Mike Loftus ran well and placed for us, but we had kids like Nate Rismon also run the 400, and ran a personal best, but got completely left out of the top standings.”

Loftus ran the 400 in 54.06 seconds, good enough for a sixth-place finish for the Ponies. But the competition was fierce enough to keep Loftus out of the top six in the 100 and 200-meter sprints, his bread and butter this season. Brauk Wood was also a nice surprise for the Ponies, as he leaped 18-10 to finish fifth in the long jump. Thomas Gruber and Gunnar Aageson continue to compete well in the pole vault, as the two rounded out the individual placers for the HHS boys. Gruber cleared 12-6 and took second place, while Aageson cleared 11-6 and finished in fifth place.

The short relay team ran a 46.79 in a sixth-place finish, while the long relay team ran a 3:51.66, also good enough for a sixth-place finish.

Some familiar names also continue to lead the HHS girls.

Haley Ohm, Peyton Filius, and Rachel David all placed in two events each. Ohm finished fourth in the 1,600 with a time of 5:48.34, and fifth in the 3,200 with a time of 13:12.98. Filius and David both performed well in the 400 and 800-meter runs. David took third in the 400 with a time of 1:04.58, while Filius took third with a time of 1:05.86. But in the 800, it was Filius taking third with a time of 2:30.30 while David finished in fourth with a time of 2:34.77.

Martha Stocker took fourth in the shot put with a throw of 32-5, while Lacey Waid continues to dominate in the pole vault. Saturday Waid took home another No. 1 finish, this time clearing 10-0. The Ponies also had two 1600 relay teams place, one in fourth (4:37.01), and the other in sixth place (4:46.00).

Overall, it was another solid outing for the Ponies. They turned in some nice numbers and marks, but more importantly, got a little bit better, and continue to find out what to tweak, and what to improve on.

“This meet really let us fine tune, especially in events like our relays,” Ita said.” We have been battling back and forth on who to let run, and now we have a better idea moving forward. But it was a good weekend overall, we got to compete, we competed hard, and we escaped the bad weather.”

Havre has another short turnaround, and will get back to action Tuesday when the Ponies travel to Malta.

Gallatin Valley Invitational

at Belgrade

Boys

Belgrade 103, Manhattan 82, Lewistown 68, Dillon 67, Manhattan Christian 42, Livingston 32, Anaconda 30, Big Timber 28, Havre 25, Butte Central 23, Harrison 13, Sheridan 9, Whitehall 6, Jefferson 4.

3,200 - 1, Jonathon Eastwood, Bel, 10:02.20; 2, Aidan Theard, Ana, 10:06.05; 3, Sage Schoonen, Dil, 10:07.07; 4, Ivan Colmenero, Man, 10:37.27; 5, Tony Krogstad, Man, 10:38.93; 6, Aiden Stansbury, Fer, 11:19.10.

110 hurdles - 1, Mich Paffhausen, Dil, 15.18; 2, Keith Heidema, MC, 15.60; 3, Caleb Neth, Man, 15.67; 4, Troy Anderson, Dil, 15.91; 5, James Derheim, 16.61; 6, Wyatt Roe, BC, 17.41.

100 - 1, Mick Paffhausen, Dil, 11.09; 2, Brock Butcher, Fer, 11.33; 3, Wylie Demin, Liv, 11.44; 4, Turner Stone, Man, 11.60; 5, Pat McCarthy, White, 11.62; 6, Jed Fike, Harr, 11.71.

800 - 1, Jonathon Eastwood, Bel, 2:01.76; 2, Darren Hecker, BT, 2:02.10; 3, Trysten Bousquet, Bel, 2:02.40; 4, Ryan McKinney, Fer, 2:02.40; 5, David Keena, MC, 2:03.63; 6, Cheyenne Fuller, Sher, 2:04.73.

200 - 1, Brock Butcher, Fer, 23.01; 2, Mick Paffhausen, Dil, 23.48; 3, Wylie Demin, Liv, 23.64; 4, Pat McCarthy, White, 23.68; 5, Walker LaVoy, BT, 23.95; 6, Turner Stone, Man, 24.11.

400 relay - 1, Manhattan 45.65; 2, Lew 45.96; 3, Belgrade 46.25; 4, Sheridan 46.31; 5, Billings Central 46.61; 6, Havre 46.79.

1,600 - 1, Aidan Theard, Ana, 4:40.46; 2, Jonathan Eastwood, Bel, 4:40.74; 3, Sage Schoonen, Dil, 4:46.45; 4, Darren Hecker, BT, 4;50.69; 5, Tony Krogstad, Man, 4:56.22; 6, Ty Parsons, Fer, 5:02.55.

400 - 1, David Keena, MC, 50.59; 2, Brock Butcher, Fer, 52.13; 3, Michael Gulledge, BilC, 52.75; 4, Ryan McKinney, Fer, 53.47; 5, Darren Hecker, BT, 53.58; 6, Mike Loftus, Hav, 54.06.

300 hurdles - 1, Mick Paffhausen, Dil, 40.18; 2, Caleb Neth, Man, 41.16; 3, Tanner Haverfield, Dil, 44.17; 4, James Derheim, Fer, 44.18; 5, Hunter Grover, Fer, 44.29; 6, Mack Coyne, BT, 44.84.

1600 relay - 1, Belgrade 3:36.02; 2, Manhattan 3:45.92; 3, Lew 3:44.99; 4, Big Timber 3:48.66; 5, Billings Central 3:49.26; 6, Havre 3:51.66.

High jump - 1, Kevin Blanksma, MC, 6-0; 2, Brandon Stubbs, Bel, 5-10; 3, Brady Richardson, Dil, 5-10; 4, Shondel Connerton, Man, 5-8; 5, Robert Duhame, Ana, 5-8; 6, Morgan Eitel, Bel, 5-8.

Shot put - 1, Chris Emter, Liv, 54-5; 2, Austin Oldenburger, Man, 46-5; 3, Alec Nehring, Man, 45-4.25; 4, Avery Whelan, Bel, 43-6.50; 5, Derek Marks, Bel, 42-11.50; 6, Dillon Marks, Bel, 41-8.

Triple jump - 1, Brandon Stubbs, Bel, 41-9.75; 2, Jed Fike, Harr, 40-11.25; 3, Kevin Blanksma, MC, 40-10.50; 4, Xavier Harris, Sher, 40-9.50; 5, Alec Nehring, Man, 40-6.75; 6, Mack Coyne, BT, 39-1.50.

Javelin - 1, Derek Marks, Bel, 185-10; 2, Sean Ward, BilC,158-10; 3, Travis Ross, Bel,158-3; 4, Zach Culten, BilC, 158-2; 5, Sam Fletcher, Jeff, 156-2; 6, Collin Hartford, Fer, 154-6.

Long jump - 1, Brock Butcher, Fer, 20-7; 2, Alec Nehring, Man, 20-1.25; 3, Brandon Stubbs, Bel, 19-6; 4, Caleb Neth, Man, 19-3.25; 5, Brauk Wood, Hav, 18-10; 6, Morgan Eitel, Bel, 18-98.

Pole vault - 1, Ethan Blume, Ana, 13-6 (set school record); 2, Thomas Gruber, Hav, 12-6; 3, Keith Heidema, MC, 12-0; 4, Cody McCloud, Man, 12-0; 5, Gunnar Aageson, Hav, 11-6; 6, Conner Cross, Man, 11-6.

Discus - 1, Chris Emter, Liv, 159-5; 2, Alec Nehring, Man, 143-0; 3, Chance Wessel, BT, 140-8; 4, Derek Marks, Bel, 138-7.50; 5, Austin Oldenburger, Man, 134-0; 6, Gabe Chilson, Dil, 133-10.

Girls

Belgrade 144, Dillon 89, (tie) Havre 42, Manhattan 42, Billings Central 38, Harrison 30, Livingston 29, Jefferson 28, Lewistown Lew 24, Butte Central 21, West Yellowstone 19, Manhattan Christian 10, Willow Creek 8.

3200 - 1, Bailee Parker, WY, 11:47.10; 2, Nikki Aiken, MC, 12:31.64; 3, Dalainy Tedesco, Fer, 12:37.84; 4, Morgan McDonnell, BilC, 12:38.27; 5, Haley Ohm, Hav, 13:12.98; 6, Emma Knudson, BilC, 13:30.35.

100 hurdles - 1, Holly Anderson, Dil, 15.57; 2, Courtney Stromme, Bel, 15.63; 3, Kyra Fisher, Bel, 16.16; 4, Janessa Williams, Jeff, 16.40, 5, Rachael McGree, ButC, 16.60, 6, Nichole Karhi, Fer, 16.73.

100 - 1, Megan Hawkins, Liv, 13.13; 2, Madeline Orrell, Bel, 13.16; 3, Madison Page, Bel, 13.20; 4, Whitney McGree, ButC, 13.34; 5, Holly Anderson, Dil, 13.40; 6, Jewlz Collins, WY, 13.41.

800 - 1, Sadie Reddick, Bel, 2:25.56; 2, Bailee Parker, WY, 2:27.53; 3, Peyton Filius, Hav, 2:30.30; 4, Rachel David, Hav, 2:34.77; 5, Britt Cooper, Harr, 2:35.81; 6, Alex Chase, BilC, 2:42.35.

200 - 1, Courtney Stromme, Bel, 26.49; 2, Madeline Orrell, Bel, 26.78; 3, Holly Anderson, Dil, 27.56; 4, Tanna Holliday, Bel, 28.06; 5, Whitney McGree, ButC, 28.26; 6, Alex Arthun, Man, 28.40.

400 relay - 1, Belgrade A 50.68; 2, Liv 52.84; 3, Dillon 53.65; 4, Manhattan 54.10; 5, Belgrade B 54.14; 6, Butte Central 54.20.

1,600 - 1, Sadie Reddick, Bel, 5:43.29; 2, Morgan McDonnel, BilC, 5:45.30; 3, Nikki Aiken, MC, 5:45.56; 4, Haley Ohm, Hav, 5:48.34; 5, Dalainy Tedesco, Fer, 5:51.37; 6, Ella McKenzie, Park, 6:00.65.

400 - 1, Tanna Holliday, Bel, 1:01.79; 2, Pipi Eitel, Bel, 1:03.69; 3, Rachel David, Hav, 1:04.58; 4, Scout Voss, Dil, 1:04.99; 5, Shawn Reddington, Liv, 1:05.69; 6, Peyton Filius, Hav, 1:05.86.

300 hurdles - 1, Holly Anderson, Dil, 47.42; 2, Megan Hawkins, Liv, 48.49; 3, Alexa Arthun, Man, 48.85; 4, Janessa Williams, Jeff, 49.42; 5, Courtney Stromme, Bel, 49.62; 6, Kyra Fisher, Bel, 49.79.

1600 relay - 1, Belgrade 4:16.69; 2, Liv 4:31.85; 3, Billings Central 4:36.09; 4, Havre 4:37.01; 5, Lew 4:43.17; 6, Havre 4:46.00.

Pole vault - 1, Lacey Waid, Hav, 10-0; 2, Jordan Peterson, Dil, 9-0; 3, Mary Jane Smiley, Bel, 9-0; 4, Alexa Arthun, MC, 9-0; 5, Sarah Strausser, Jeff, 8-0; 6, Whitney Weedan, Fer, 7-6.

Long jump - 1, Madison Page, Bel, 16-9; 2, Rachael McGree, ButC, 16-4; 3, Nichole Karhi, Fer, 15-11; 4, Taya DeFrance, Harr, 17-7.75; 5, Janessa Williams, Jeff, 15-2; 6, Jaci Nesbit, WC, 14-11.75.

Discus - 1, Josee Pendleton, Dil, 110-2; 2, Brooke Jones, Man, 105-9; 3, Taryn Mercer, Dil, 102-10; 4, Kylie Christiansen, Dil, 101-6.50; 5, Shelby Kluesner, Dil, 95-11; 6, Britt Cooper, Harr, 95-3.

Triple jump - 1, Madison Page, Bel, 36-1; 2, Janessa Williams, Jeff, 34-3.75; 3, Alexa Arthun, Man, 34-0; 4, Britt Cooper, Harr, 32-9; 5, Taya DeFrance, Harr, 32-3.25; 6, Jaci Nesbit, WC, 31-2.50.

Shot put - 1, Josee Pendleton, Dil, 36-0; 2, Becky Gerst, Jeff, 33-8; 3, Brooke Jones, Man, 32-6; 4, Martha Stocker, Hav, 32-5; 5, Megan Kamps, MC, 31-3; 6, Britt Cooper, Harr, 31-0.

Javelin - 1, Kylie Christiansen, Dil, 116-9; 2, Mikaela Olson, Fer, 109-1.50; 3, Britt Cooper, Harr, 104-6.50; 4, Chandra McCurdy, ButC, 103-5.50; 5, Kenney Grubich, Man, 101-10.50; 6, Brooke Jones, Man, 99-10.

High jump - 1, Jade Smith, BilC, 4-10; 2, Taya DeFrance, Harr, 4-10; 3, Addie Jo Nesbit, WC, 4-8; 4, Madison Page, Bel, 4-8; 5, Kylie Christiansen, Dil, 4-6.

 

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