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Numerous PR’s set at Cascade Top 8 track meet in Great Falls

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Posted at 4:20 PM, Apr 30, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-30 19:23:29-04

GREAT FALLS — The Cascade Top 8 track and field meet features Class B and C athletes from central Montana with the top eight times and marks in each event.

Those athletes starred Tuesday at Memorial Stadium, with the boys and girls combining for more than 60 personal records.

Conrad’s Taylor Evans swept the 100-, 200- and 400-meter races for the girls. Evans ran a season-best time of 26.83 in the 200 and a personal record of 1:00.06 in the 400.

Carroll College commit Claire Bucklin of Sunburst took both the 100 and 300 hurdles and jumped 16-01 for first place in the long jump.

Audrey Baker of Great Falls Central placed first in both shot put and discus. Baker posted a new personal record of 129-03 in the discus.

On the boys side, Cut Bank’s James Greene was victorious in both the 800 and 1,600.

Montana Tech commit JD Shepard of Belt won the 110 and 300 hurdles and was part of the Huskies' winning 400-meter relay team. Shepard finished the 300 hurdles with a season-best time of 40.97 seconds.

Cascade’s Caiden Sekuterski placed at the top of both the long jump and triple jump.

Belt’s boys claimed the team title, scoring 128.5 points to second-place Chester-Joplin-Inverness' 68, and the Fairfield girls took first in a close top-three finish, scoring 67 points to edge Shelby (64.5) and Sunburst (63).

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