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RONAN — The Ronan Maidens and Mission Bulldogs finished as runner ups in the total team point standings during Saturday’s Dilly Bar Invitational hosted at the Ronan High School track.

With 16 top-five finishes, including five victories, the Maidens racked up 111.5 points, while the Bulldogs booked 10 top-five finishes and 80 team points.

Ronan Maiden Adriana Tatukivei took the top spots in the 100-meters with a time of 13.41 seconds and the 200-meters with a time of 29.20 seconds, while Olivia Heiner finished first in both the 1600 (6:07.00) and 3200 (12:56.30). 

The Maidens won the 4x400 relay posting a time of 4:43.72 minutes.

Also for Ronan, Leina Ulutoa raced to a first place finish with a time of 54.13 in the 300-meter hurdles, placed second in the triple jump, and posted a third place finish in the 100-meter hurdles.

Lauryn Buhr finished fourth in the high jump, long jump, and 200-meters. Saellah Hugs placed fifth in both the 800 and 1600. 

Rounding out the top five finishes for the Maidens, Hannah Fussell placed fifth in the 100-meter hurdles, Katie Dolence finished third in the triple jump, and Jase Frost finished in fourth place.

The Chiefs finished fifth as a team with 52.75 points. Payton Cates with a jump of 6’4” won the high jump and placed second in the discus.

Connor Durglo placed fourth in both the triple jump and 200 meters, followed by Blyth Bolman who placed third in the 300-meter hurdles and fifth in the 100-meter hurdles.

Taigen Lindquist placed fourth in the long jump, Ted Coffman finished fourth in the high jump, and Tristan Fisher claimed fifth in the shot put.

Bulldog Charles Adams grabbed individual titles in the 200 meters (24.85) and the long jump (20’ 3), while teammate Andrew Rush nabbed first in the 400 meters (53.77) and 3200 (10:24.00). Adams also placed second in the 100 meters, and Canyon Sargent finished second in the shot put.

In the 800 meters, Zoran LaFrombois raced to a first-place finish with a time of 2:15.59 minutes and placed second in the 1600, followed by Robbie Nuil with a fourth place showing in the 1600 and fifth place finish in the 800.

Kooper Page was the top finisher for the Lady Bulldogs with a fourth place finish in the 800 meters.

As a team, the Polson Lady Pirates placed third in the girls’ standings with 85 points, and the Pirates posted 61.83 points for fourth place.

Pirate Jarrett Wilson won the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 44.56 seconds and finished third in the 100 meters. Tommy Williams finished third in the 200 meters and fifth in the 400 meters. 

Also for the Pirates, Drifter Skillicorn placed second in the long jump, Kai McDonald finished fourth in the 400 meters, and Noah Roberts in the 3200 placed fourth. Claiming fifth place finishes were Jaren Keene in the 200 meters, Hayden Clairmont in the 3200, and Lucas Targerson in the long jump.

On the Lady Pirates side of the track, Taleah Hernandez finished first in the pole vault with a mark of seven feet even, followed by Harli Kinney in third place.


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