Bulldogs strong in several events at Flyer Field
May 06. 2014 2:31PM
The Bulldog boys track and field team ran, threw and jumped its way to fifth place at the Thomas Main Invitational Saturday, April 26 at Flyer Field in Chester.
Baltic had a handful of second-place finishes at the meet. Austin Row placed second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.5 seconds. In the 110-meter hurdles Nick Weber ran to a second-place finish with a time of 17.9 seconds,
Another second-place showing from the Bulldogs came in the 1600-meter relay when the team of Nate Stadem, Andrew Mork, Joe Weber and Kyler Johnson put up a time of 3:48.1.
Johnson also jumped his way to a second-place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 38 feet 8.5 inches.
The Bulldogs had a strong showing in the high jump with two boys finishing in the top three. David Boerís jump of six feet was second best of any athlete, and Nick Weber cleared a height of five feet 10 inches for third place.
Stadem placed third for Baltic in the 800-meter run, timing in at 2:12.0.
Balticís sprint medley team of Lukas Jensen, Chaden Roggow, Johnson and Oyen Brady finished fourth with a time of 4:17.0.
Balticís 400-meter relay team of Jensen, Nick Weber, Boer and Row finished sixth with a time of 47.7 seconds.
Johnson finished sixth in the long jump with a distance of 18 feet 5.5 inches.
Jensen, Jack, Foster, Joe Weber and Row ran to a seventh-place finish in the 800-meter relays with a time of 1:40.5.
Foster finished 10th in the 300-meter hurdles while Joe Weber finished 13th.
In the 110-meter hurdles Foster finished eighth with a run of 19.9 seconds, and Tim Pickard finished 10th.
In the 200-meter dash Row placed 10th with a time of 24.7 seconds.
The Baltic girls finished ninth behind strong showings from several Bulldogs.
The Bulldog girlsí best finish of the day came when Allie Walterís put of 34 feet 3.5 inches in the shot put her in the second-place spot.
Balticís Maka Paszek ran to a fifth-place finish in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:05.8.
In the 800-meter run, Madison Polzin took fifth with a time of 2:42.8. She earned a ninth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 19.6 seconds.
The 1600-meter relay team of Paszek, Brittany Hazel, Mariah Hanisch and Polzin ran to a sixth-place finish with a time of 4:48.3.
Haley Focklerís discus throw of 89 feet 10 inches was good enough for sixth place.
In the 800-meter relay, the team of Hanisch, Walter, Paszek and Polzin ran to a fourth-place finish with a time of 1:58.6.
Hanisch finished eighth in the long jump with a distance of 14 feet 2.25 inches.
Balticís 400-meter relay team of Shaina Foster, Walter, Rachel Aberson and Fockler finished ninth with a time of 58.1 seconds.
Balticís Hazel was 26th with a time of 31.8.