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Pony thinclads head to Whitefish


May 2, 2014

Daniel Horton

Havre senior Kyle Duitsman throws the shot put during the 2014 Lions Havre Invitational last month at the Havre Middle School Track. The Blue Ponies visit Whitefish for the A.R.M. Invitational this Saturday.

Coming off of a couple good showings at the Malta Invitational track meet Tuesday, the Havre High boys and girls track and field teams are looking to continue on the upswing.

But the competition Saturday in Whitefish is going to be a lot stiffer than Tuesday’s. Saturday the Havre High Blue Ponies will compete in Whitefish ARM Invitational. There will be several Class AA teams in attendance, as well as plenty of Class A talent out of the west the Ponies can’t wait to see. Squads like Plains, Glacier, Flathead, Whitefish, Superior, Frenchtown, Bigfork, Polson, Columbia Falls, Thompson Falls, Cut Bank, Eureka and Libby are typically present at the annual meet, creating a very deep and talented pool of competitors.

“We are pretty excited for this weekend,” Havre High head coach John Ita said. “The competition is going to be very good. If you look at some of the best times and distances in the Class A, a lot of those are coming out of the Western A. Belgrade is also tough,...

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