Track and Field
Robert Gunderson photo
KALISPELL – Pirate Jacob Clairmont continues to shine, finding himself in the top ranks of the track and field placings.
At Kalispell Tuesday, Clairmont placed first in the 110 hurdles event posting a finish line time of 15.62 then went on to score a second place in the 300 hurdles (41.73) and in the pole vault after clearing 12-6. Clairmont finished up his Tuesday on the field side by placing third in the long jump (19-8.5).
Other Pirate placers at the Kalispell meet were Joe Gallatin, who took third in shot put after 44-8.5, and Michael Corrigan, who just missed a top three finish and took home fourth with his 141-1 discus toss.
Lady Pirate Lydia Bowman paced first in the pole vault after clearing 9-3 and Mariah Corrigan took home silver after tossing 110-2 in javelin.
Saturday, Polson competed in Missoula with the Pirate team placing 12th out of 20 with a team score of 28.
Once again Clairmont impressed after placing first in the 110 hurdles (15.67), second in pole vault (12-6), and third in the long jump, landing 20-10.
Polson will head to the road with a busy week. The first stop is in Corvallis for the Twilight Invite on Thursday, then to Libby on Saturday, and then back to Missoula on Tuesday.
Team scores - Flathead 77 2; Corvallis 71.5; Whitefish 59.5; Glacier 51; CMR 50; Stevensville 49; Belgrade 43.5; Big Sky 38; Sentinel 37.5; Hamilton 35 11; Hellgate 33; Polson 28; Butte Central 19.5; Columbia Falls 19; Beaverhead 17; Thompson Falls 15; Loyola 5; Plains 5; Ronan 4; Florence-Carlton 3.5; Frenchtown 2
Team scores - Big Sky, 133; Glacier 79.5; Sentinel 77; Plains 72.5; Columbia Falls 38; Flathead 32; Corvallis 32; Hamilton 30; Beaverhead 29; CMR 29; Thompson Falls 27; Hellgate 25; Belgrade 24; Whitefish 14; Butte Central 9; Ronan 5
Team scores not kept for the Kalispell meet.