Bulldogs, Cardinals battle in Baltic's inaugural meet
May 07. 2013 3:33PM
The Baltic boys track and field team christened the school’s new athletic digs with style. The Bulldogs won the first ever Baltic Invitational, earning 134 team points and topping seven other schools.
Leading the way for the Bulldogs were Edward Clark, Josiah Aberson and Tom Sittig. Sittig earned a first place finish in the 400-meter run with a time of 53.9. Aberson took first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:06.1. Coming in behind Aberson in second place was Baltic’s Matt Moen.
Clark did his best work in the hurdles, earning victories in both the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles.
A strong day for the Bulldogs in the relay events, Baltic took first place in the 1,600-meter relays. The team of Abserson, Clark, Moen and Sittig finished with a time of 3:42.6.
In the 3,200-meter relays, the Bulldogs’ team of Moen, Brady Oyen, Harrison Anderson and Aberson took first with a time of 8:51.9.
Finishing second for Baltic were Nick Weber, in the 110m hurdles, and the 400-meter relay team.
The Baltic girls finished fourth with 68 points. Allie Walter earned a first place finish for the Bulldogs in the shot with a put of 34-4.
Her teammate, Ellie Atkins, finished first with a high jump of 5-1.
Mariah Hanisch’s 400-meter dash time of 1:03.1 was good enough for second. The Bulldogs 800-meter relay team also finished second.
Brown, Mullaney lead St. Mary
For St. Mary, Ally Mullaney earned a first place finish in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 17.5.
Mikayla Brown earned two second place finishes for the Cardinals – one in the 100-meter and another in the 200-meter dash.
St. Mary’s Anna Wolles earned number two spots in both the 3,200-meter run and the 1,600-meter run.
The Cardinals’ medley team took second with a time of 4:47.4.
The team finished sixth with 67 points.
On the boys side, the Cardinals’ best performances came from Leon Maxwell and Jared Scholten.
Scholten’s 1,600-meter time of 4:54:3 was best of any athlete on the day. It was the same story for him in the 3,200-meter run. In that event, Scholten posted a time of 10:57.3.
The Cardinal boys finished sixth with 52 points.
|Joe Sneve / Dell Rapids Tribune
Baltic freshman Haley Fockler competes in the discus event at last week’s first ever Baltic Invitational.