It was all District 2B on the North Division B track and field on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Great Falls.
In fact, they were all Glasgow and Malta in the first two slots on both sides of the register … in that order.
The Lady Scotties finished 120.33 points, 13 points 1/3 better than rivals M-Ettes. In third place came Conrad (93 1/3), followed by Fairfield (58), Cut Bank (45), Choteau (30.33), Harlem (30), with Popplar, Wolf Point and Shelby approaching the top 10.
The boys’ meeting was much, much closer – but the results are the same: Glasgow was one point better than Malta (82-81), with Fairfield (76.5), Wolf Point (73) and Cut Bank (71). 1/2) topping off the top five.
The rest of the 11-man boys camp includes Shelby, Conrad, Choteau, Poplar, Rocky Boy and Harlem, in that order.
The top finishers will advance to next week’s Class B and C State Meeting, which will also be held at Memorial Stadium in Great Falls from May 27-28.
The boys ’team race came just in time for the last event of the meeting, the 4-by-400-meter relay, which Fairfield won with a time of 3: 38.70. Shelby came in second, while the Scotties ’third-place effort was better than the Mustangs, who took fifth place in the relay.
The girls ’team race was pretty decided when the relay gun ran out. Once again, Fairfield won the event, with Glasgow taking second, Poplar third and Malta fourth.
For the girls, Taylor Evans – who anchored the winning 4-by-400 relay for the Cowgirls – won the 100 and 200 meters. Glasgow’s Iris McKean won three races – 800, 1600 and 3200.
Stephanie Anderson of Cut Bank won the 400, Justin Lamb of Malta took the 100 hurdles and high jump, Jacksie Waller of Cut Bank in the 300 hurdles, and Conrad was first in the 4-by-100 relay.
Other girls’ field winners include Breauna Erickson (Conrad) in the pole vault, Allison Kunze (Malta) in the long jump, Madison Williamson (Malta) won the triple jump, Tia Siewing (Malta) with the shot put, Skylie Lefdahl (Malta), with the discus and Chloe Messerly taking the javelin throw.
In the boys’ competition, both Wolf Point’s Peyton Summers and Shelby’s great man, Rhett Reynolds, scored the most points for their respective teams. Summers compacted the score in three events, winning the 1600 and 3200 meter runs and placing second in the 800, while Reynolds spread a bit by taking first in the high jump and the 400 meters, ir the fourth in 200, and the fifth in each. 4-by-100 and 4-by-400 relays.
The Reynolds 6-9, headed to the U of M to play basketball for the Grizzlies next fall, hit 6-4 to take the high jump, three inches below the 6-7 meeting record set way back in 1986 by Bryan Burney of Fort Benton. The Class B record is 6-9, also set in 1986 by Whitehall’s Darby Jones (Reynolds jumped 6-9 at the Brent Hitchcock Memorial Meet at Memorial Stadium two weeks ago), and The 7-foot, 1 1/2 inch All-Class mark was made by Trey Titinger of Helena High five years ago.
Reynolds also had a winning time of 52.98 in the 400. Summers went 4: 40.68 in metric miles and 10: 05.23 in 3200.
Conrad’s Brinkley Evans took the 100 and 200 meters, with times of 11.66 and 23.68 seconds. Glasgow’s Dalton Sand took the 800 in 2:03:09, Glasgow’s Tatum Hansen had 16.69 in the 110 hurdles, Choteau’s Jeffery Colesworthy 42.55 won the 300 hurdles, Conrad took the 4-by-100 relay , and Fairfield 45.62 in the relay mile with a final mark of 3: 38.70.
Glasgow’s Stephen Bailey made it 13-6 on the pole, Skyler Peterson from Cut Bank jumped 20-9 in the long jump to beat teammate Bauer Seewald, who jumped 43-6.5 in the triple jump.
Fairfield’s Kaelob Flores threw the javelin 159 feet, 4 inches, and Malta’s Cash Salsbery took both the shot put (52-6) and the discus (150-4).
The BC state racetrack meeting will begin Friday morning at 9 a.m. at Memorial Stadium with the boys ’Class B javelin and the girls’ Class C shot put. Track events will begin at 10:30 a.m. with the 400-meter preliminaries in both classes for boys and girls.