10 first place finishes at Badlands Conference track meet for Wildfire

The Mott/Regent track team traveled to Watford City on May 1 to compete in the varsity and junior varsity portion of the Badlands Conference track meet and had four athletes take first in their individual competitions.

Posted May 9, 2014

By COLE BENZ | Herald Editor | cbenz@countrymedia.net

The Mott/Regent track team traveled to Watford City on May 1 to compete in the varsity and junior varsity portion of the Badlands Conference track meet and had four athletes take first in their individual competitions.

Senior Alyssa Olin placed first in Javelin with a distance of 128’11”.  Her distance qualified her for state, however she had qualified previously in a meet earlier in the season.

Freshman Madison Johnson had a distance of 29’9” in the junior varsity portion of the Triple Jump, which placed her above the rest of her competition.

Freshman Amanda Patton placed first in the junior varsity portion of the Discus event with a distance of 80’4”.

Freshman Brady Wegh placed first in the Triple Jump at the varsity level with a distance of 42’2”.  Wegh’s distance was a state qualifier but he had already qualified in the event at an earlier meet.

As a team the varsity girls placed seventh with 50 points, and the junior varsity girls placed fourth with 47 points.

The varsity boys placed eight with 45 points and the junior varsity boys place fourth with 64 points.

The junior high portion of the Badlands Conference meet was held on May 2 in Beach, ND.

The seventh grade girls placed third as a team with 72.5 points.

The eight grade boys placed third with 75 points and the seventh grade boys finished in a second place tie with 81 points.

Josh Wallace, eighth grade, placed first in the 100M hurdles with a time of 18.36. With a 28.65 200M hurdle time, 8th-grader Hunter Crist placed first. Hunter Koepplin, eight grade, place first in both the Discus (138’3”) and shot put (37’4”). Koepplin’s Discus distance was an eighth grade record.

Madison Meier, seventh grade, place first in 100M hurdles with a time of 19.47.

With a distance of 95’8” 7th-grader Austin Belile placed first, and 7th-grader Cody Perkins placed first in the High Jump (5’0”) and 200M hurdles (31.32).

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