BAKER — The Glendive boys and Baker girls track and field teams claimed titles at Saturday’s Baker Invitational. Glendive held off a strong performance from Richey-Lambert, while Baker ran away from the girls field.
Glendive didn’t have a first-place finish on the track, but the Red Devils cleaned up in the field events on their way to 123 points. Reed Cooley won the shot put with a toss of 48 feet, 10 inches, while teammates Boe Eaton and Calvin Kuztler finished second and third, respectively. Max Eaton also placed fifth for Glendive. Boe Eaton, Max Eaton and Cooley finished third, fifth and sixth in the discus, and Max Eaton took third in the javelin.
Glendive also got a pair of victories from Logan Phipps, who won the high jump at 6-00 and the pole vault at 12-00. Riley Basta added a victory in the triple jump for Glendive, too.
Richey-Lambert wound up 17 points back of Glendive with 106. The Fusion had several victories on the track on Saturday afternoon. Casey Cayer won the 100-meter dash in 11.87 seconds. Seth Prevost won the 800-meter run in 2 minutes, 6.63 seconds, and Samuel Smith swept the 1,600 and 3,200.
The Fusion swept both the 110- and 300-meter hurdles, too, as Caleb Senner won the 110s in 16.98 and Garrett Cayer claimed the 300s in 42.85. Richey-Lambert also won the 400-meter relay. Also of note, Casey Cayer popped Class C’s best long jump of the season with a leap of 21-07.5.
Wrenzi Wrzesinski led a slew of Spartans to pick up individual victories, leading Baker to 129 points, 42 more than second-place Glendive (87). Wrzesinski won the 100 (13.33), the 100 hurdles (15.92) and 300 hurdles (46.88). She also ran on Baker’s winning 400-meter relay team. Both hurdle times represent season bests for Wrzesinski.
The Spartans also got victories on the track in all three distance events, as Ashlynn Lutts won the 800 (2:28.71), Macee Hadley won the 1,600 (6:14.77) and Anika Poloeger won the 3,200 (13:42.00). Hadley also finished second in the 800, and the Spartans won the 1,600-meter relay.
Glendive had a strong performance in the field en route to its second-place finish. Emily Cooley claimed the high jump at 4-11, while teammate Savannah Toms finished second. Toms also finished third in both shot put and discus. Tiana Carney won the pole vault at 10-00 and Madison Wahl took second.
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