WOLF POINT – Kinley Peterson won four gold medals and ran the anchor leg on Westby-Grenora’s championship 400-meter relay team to help the Thunder girls to a dominant win at the Eastern C divisional track and field meet on Thursday.
Peterson also earned first-place finishes in the 100-, 200-, 400- and 800-meter races, leading a talented group of Westby-Grenora runners. The Thunder placed four girls in the top six in the 100, 200 and 400, also getting points from Bailey Peterson (third in the 100, second in the 200 and second in the 400), Joey Pittenger (fourth in the 100, third in the 200, fifth in the 400), Farrah Garman (sixth in the 100, sixth in the 200) and Jenna Rust (sixth in the 400).
Bailey Peterson, Fallon Garman and Farrah Garman joined Kinley Peterson on the 400-meter relay.
The Thunder girls scored 136 points to outpace second-place Scobey with 93. The Spartans had a multiple-event winner in Tia Hallock, who took home divisional championships in the 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and javelin.
Taylor Laumeyer of Nashua won both the shot put and discus events, and Bailey Funk of Saco won both the pole vault and triple jump.
On the boys’ side, Scobey edged Richey-Lambert for top honors. The Spartans scored 129 points to the Fusion’s 108. Savage was third with 59.
Four Richey-Lambert runners earned first-place medals Thursday, with Preston Baldry winning the 800, Kobe Ralston the 3,200, Wick Cole the 110 hurdles and Riley Linder the 300 hurdles.
Jeffrey Scholla led Richey-Lambert to its second-place finish, winning both the 100- and 200-meter dashes. He also ran on both of the Fusion’s championship-winning relay teams.
Bryar Lange of Savage also won multiple events, capturing titles in the 400 and triple jump. Kade Guenther of Westby-Grenora had wins in the javelin and high jump.