Area state track and field roundup: Avon’s Courtney Sees secures second-place finish in long jump

Avon’s Courtney Sees posted a second-place finish in the long jump on Saturday at O’Harra Stadium.

Avon's Courtney Sees finished second in the Class B girls long jump on Saturday in Rapid City. (Ryan Deal / Republic)

RAPID CITY -- Avon’s Courtney Sees posted a second-place finish in the long jump on Saturday at O’Harra Stadium. The freshman finished with a leap of 16-feet, 10 3/4 inches. Bon Homme’s Jenna Duffek captured eighth with a leap of 15-7. Colman-Egan’s Olivia Baumberger won the event (17-11 ½).

The girls 1,600-meter run was littered with area standouts, including Gregory’s Emma Thomas, Andes Central/Dakota Christian’s Isabella Brouwer, Burke’s Kailee Frank and Burke’s Hallie Person. Thomas took second in 5:23.29, while Brouwer finished third in 5:23.72. Frank (5:26.10) and Person (5:30.42) took fourth and sixth, respectively.

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Thomas had another second-place finish in the 800-meter run in 2:25.60. Menno’s Morgan Edelman (2:27.28) and Brouwer (2:27.59) took third and fifth, respectively. Hanson’s Alyssa Moschell earned seventh with a time of 2:28.51.

In the 400-meter relay, Platte-Geddes’ Carly Reiser, Briana DeGroot, Kally Millar and Regan Hoffman placed fourth in :51.75. Howard’s Trinity Palmquist, Jayden Jaynes, Saddie Palmquist and Melanie Calmus took seventh in :52.86. Calmus also took second in the 200-meter dash in :26.83.

ACDC’s Josie Brouwer took eighth in the 400-meter dash in 1:02.47. Burke’s Piper Hanson placed sixth in the 300-meter hurdles (:49.40). Menno’s Jesse Munkvold took eighth in :50.02.

In the shot put, Menno’s Raygen Diede took second with a toss of 38-8. Scotland’s Makayla Friederich (37-7 ¾) and Delanie VanDriel (37-5 ½) took fourth and fifth, respectively.

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In Class B boys, Freeman Academy/Marion’s quartet of Keaton Preheim, Gavin Haggerty, Quincy Blue and Thalen Schroeder won the sprint medley in 3:47.24. Canistota’s Tyce Ortman, William Ortman, Noah Kleinsasser and Josiah Schroeder took second in 3:47.72. Gregory’s Kade Stukel, Carson Klundt, Reece Odenbach and Luke Sinclair recorded a sixth-place finish in 3:49.63.

Canistota’s Josiah Schroeder and Freeman Academy/Marion’s Titus Roesler took fourth and fifth, respectively, in the 1,600-meter run. Schroeder clocked in at 4:38.72 and Roesler posted a time of 4:38.74.

In the boys 400-meter relay, Howard’s quartet of Lane Miller, Taiden Hoyer, Riley Genzlinger and Tisyn Spader took seventh in :45.33. Platte-Geddes’ Nathan Behrens, Aiden Bultje, Joey Foxley and Collin Engebretson finished eighth in :45.41.


In the 400-meter dash, Freeman’s Collin Helma captured the event in :49.43. Hanson’s Thailan Hallman and Isaac Crownover took second and fourth, respectively. Wessington Springs’ Dylan Schimke took eighth in :51.62. Helma added a third-place finish in the 200-meter dash (:23.33). Crownover placed seventh in :23.51.

Winner’s Watson captures pair of top-six finishes

SPEARFISH -- In Class A boys, Winner’s Kade Watson took fifth place in the 1,600-meter run in 4:33.08. Chamberlain’s Dominic Santiago took seventh in the event in 4:35.24. Watson also finished sixth in the 800-meter run in 2:01.52.

In the 400-meter dash, Ethan/Parkston’s Kolter Kramer (:52.11) and Chamberlain’s Hayden Evans (:52.13) finished seventh and eighth, respectively.

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In the 300-meter hurdles, Ethan/Parkston’s Cole Prunty posted a fourth-place finish in :40.10 seconds. Prunty added a fifth-place finish in the 200-meter dash (:22.46).

Chamberlain’s quartet of Drayton Priebe, C.J. Yost, Hayden Evans and Santiago took fourth in the sprint medley relay (3:46.06). Ethan/Parkston’s Cael Ryther, Parker Hanselman, Kramer and Ethan Poore took sixth in 3:46.54.


In Class A girls, Ethan/Parkston’s Ella Pollreisz captured seventh in the 1,600-meter run in 5:25.25. Chamberlain’s Kinsey Evans (5:26.82) was right behind in eighth.

In the 300-meter hurdles, McCook Central/Montrose’s Brandy Pulse captured third in :47.68 seconds.

Ethan/Parkston’s quartet of Ava Lingemann, Lauren Ziebart, Allison Ziebart and Lindsey Roth finished sixth in the medley in 4:26.93.

Mitchell's Lizzie Tyler competes in the 400 meter dash during the second day of the Class AA high school state track meet at Woodle Field on Saturday in Sturgis. Tyler finished 7th in the event with a time of 1:00.04. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Mitchell Republic file photo

Tyler posts seventh-place finish in 400

STURGIS -- Lizzie Tyler earned a seventh-place finish in the 400-meter dash in 1:00.04 for the Mitchell girls only two points of the meet.

Mitchell’s quartet of Parker Phillips, Ryley Johansen, Treyson Schulz and Lukas Bennett logged a fifth-place finish in the 400-meter relay (:43.61).

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