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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

Dodson soars at District; Jolley strikes again

 

Pierre Bibbs

Charlotte Jolley clears 4'6" in the high jump at the Whitewater Invitational, an earlier meet. Penguin Larimie Scheffelmear helps judge the event.

COYOTES

The Dodson Coyotes were at it again! The boys track team consisting of Nick Bear, Jesse Stephens and Trevor Banyai showcased their skills at the 3-C District track meet, which was hosted in Wolf Point last weekend. The team had 59 points, which gave them fourth at the meet.

The boys put on a jumping clinic, each earning a spot in the high jump. Bear and Stephens tied for first place in the event after tying the school record, which is 6'0". Banyai posted a jump of 5'2" which was good enough to place third out of eight possible placing spots.

Bear and Stephens weren't done as Bear won the long jump after leaping 18'.5." Stephens wasn't too far behind after posting a 17'7.5" mark of his own. The mark earned him third place, behind Francis Kulpruks of Lustre who hit 18'.

Stephens won the triple jump by six inches after posting a length of 37'9". He also posted a 33'9" in shot put, giving him a sixth place finish in the event.

Bear placed third in the 800 meter run, posting a time of 2:21.4

Bear also ran the 400 and placed fifth, with a time of 59.4.

Hinsdale, being a bigger C school, with quality athletes took the meet with 158 points total, Scobey placed second, with a total of 136 followed by Nashua who had 112.

LADY COYOTES

Raven Bear, the lone lady Coyote at the 3-C district track meet fared well, scoring 22 points at the meet. She placed in three events at the meet.

Bear won the 3200 meter run with a time of 15:04.1.

She placed third in the 800 meter run, with a time of 3:10.9 and third in the 1600, with a time of 6:47.9.

PENGUINS

Jeret Warren not only placed highly at the 3-C district track meet, he broke his records for the single and double mile. He scored 26 total points in the process, placing fifth out of nine schools.

Warren ran the double mile or 3200 in 11:03.6. His old record was 11:10. His closest competitor, Brett Johnson finished at 11:54.

His old school mile record was 4:55, it now stands at 4:53, a time that was good enough for second at the meet.

Warren also ran the 800 and placed second only to Nashua's Lane Nickels, who had a time of 2:10.2. Warren was close, finishing at 2:17.8, which tied his personal best.

LADY PENGUINS

The Whitewater Penguins scored 62.5 points at the 3-C district meet, giving them fourth overall.

The team was looking strong and placed every member at one event or another.

Kourtney Simonson placed first in the 800, with a time of 2:36. Simonson also placed second in the 400 meter run after posting a time of 64.8. She also placed third in the triple jump with a length of 30'2 ¼".

Simonson placed fourth in the long jump with a jump of 13'9.5".

Both relay teams placed in the meet. The long relay placed second, with a time of 5:08. The short relay posted a time of 61.8, which was good enough for third.

Anastasyia Ivanchenko, a foreign exchange student from Ukraine fared well, placing in the 100 meter dash, with a time of 14.6. She was fifth in the event.

Ivanchenko also placed fifth in the 200 meter dash after posting a time of 30.8.

Teammate Keira Simonson placed second in discus after tossing her weight 77'7'. She also placed eighth in the 100 meter race, with a time of 14.9.

Kayleigh Cummings, a freshmen proved that she has what it takes to make it to the next level. She placed second in shot put, after tossing the weight 26'9.5."

She placed sixth in discus after a throw of 71'10" and seventh in the javelin toss, with a throw of 71'8".

Beatriz Quintanillo placed seventh in the shot put with a toss of 21'3". Karly Santillan placed eighth in the event, with a toss of 20'9".

SACO

Charlotte Jolley proved at the 3-C district track meet in Wolf Point that she wasn't a one hit wonder and continued to impress at the district meet.

Jolley scored 25 points all by herself, which was good enough for sixth place at the meet.

She won first place in the long jump, after out-jumping her nearest opponent by almost eight inches. Jolley's leap was marked at 14'9 ¼".

She also tied for second in the 100 meter dash after posting a time of 14 seconds flat. She tied Scobey standout Bo Dayle Battleson. Both were behind Bethany Lacoack by a half of a second.

She tied for third in the high jump after clearing 4-4 with Scobey's Alexa Welchin. Had she reached her personal best of 4-6, she would've tied Hinsdale's Courtney Capdeville for second.

Charlotte placed fourth in the triple jump, with a length of 30'2". She was behind Whitewater's Kourtney Simonson by only .25 of an inch.

Charlotte will continue to divisionals tomorrow in each event she tried last weekend.

 

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