Girls take 1st at St. James Invite
The Buc girls track and field easily won a six-team invitational held Thursday, April 7, in St. James.
BEA tallied 190 points to capture first place, well ahead of second-place United South Central/Alden Conger with 121.
Marissia Hagedorn took first place in three events and the Bucs won three of four relays.
She won the 100-meter high hurdles with a time of 15.7 seconds, while Kelly Aukes was fourth with 18.6.
In the 300-meter low hurdles, Hagedorn had a winning time of 50.8 seconds.
Taylor Grandgenett was second with 52 seconds, which also places her 10th overall on the outdoor honor roll. Taking fourth place was Anne Franta with a time of 54.9.
Hagedorn cleared the bar at 10 feet, 6 inches to win the pole vault competition. MacKenzie Determan took second with a vault of 8 feet.
In the sprints, Lexi Holland finished first in the 100-meter dash in 13.5 seconds and Ashley Olson took fifth in 13.8.
Jenny Smith edged Franta for second place in the 200-meter dash. Both had a time of 28.2 seconds.
In the 400-meter dash, Rylee Wagner crossed the finish line in 64.4 seconds to claim second place.
Krista Hassing’s time of 2:21.2 in the 800-meter run was good enough for second place and she also earned the No. 2 spot on the outdoor honor roll list. Taking fifth place in 2:53.4 was Athena Peterson.
Signe Olson finished fourth in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 6:01.0, while Courtney Grandgenett was clocked in 12:37.3 to take fourth place in the 3,200-meter run.
In the high jump, Wagner claimed first place, clearing the bar at 5 feet, 1 inch. Jastin Meyer was fifth with 4-6.
Hassing’s leap of 30 feet, 7 inches gave her first place in the triple jump.
Cassie Thompson took third in the long jump with a distance of 14 feet, 4 1/2 inches, while Holland was fifth with 13-5.
The Bucs finished second and third in the shot put competition.
Sydney Ristau recorded a toss of 35 feet, 4 1/2 inches, while Katie Krieger finished with 33-4 1/2.
Krieger also was third in the discus with 93 feet, 9 inches. Annemarie Hoyt finished fifth with a mark of 89 feet.
The 4 x 200-meter relay team of Jenny Smith (29.0), Sara Warmka (27.3), Karli Olsen (29.5) and Cassie Thompson (27.9) took first place in 1:53.8.
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