Red Devils place first at Elks Invitational
By Kevin Miller
Ranger-Review Staff Writer
Tanner and Taylor Schwartz led the Red Devil boys to a team title at the Elks Meet on Saturday at Perham Field. Tanner won three individual events while his twin brother Taylor won one event. The DCHS team easily outdistanced the rest of the schools with their 115 points. Glasgow and Baker were the runner-ups with 67 points apiece.
Tanner Schwartz won both the 100 meter hurdles and the 300 meter hurdles and also added the long jump title to his impressive day. He had times of 16.58 and 41.63 respectively in the two hurdle races and a distance of 20 feet 11.25 inches to win the long jump. To top that off he was second in the triple jump at 41-04.5
Taylor Schwartz went over the bar in the pole vault at 13-06 to win that event. He also had a leap of 20-05.25 in the long jump, just six inches behind his brother, and finished in second place.
The Red Devil boys also had a first place finish in the 400 relay after the team crossed the finish line in 45.14 seconds.
The Jordan Mustangs also had a brother duo that performed extremely well. Connor Murnion won both the 100 (11.26) and the 200 (22.83). Kelly Murnion won the 400 (51.94) and the triple jump (42-02.25). The Class C school finished in fourth place with 57 points.
Colter Bachmeier placed in both of the sprints. The DCHS senior was second in the 100 at 11.33 and then fourth in the 200 at 23.73.
The Glasgow girls’ team won the girls’ team competition after accumulating 113 points. Sidney was second with 83.5 and Plentywood third at 61. The Scotties had first place finishes in the 100, 3200 and the high jump. The Glasgow girls’ also won both the 400 relay and the 1600 relay.
Austyn Copp had two second place finishes for the Lady Red Devils. Copp ran a 5:27.18 in the 1600 and then a 12:02.21 in the 3200. Kendra Zander, a DCHS freshman, sprinted to a second place in the 400 with a 1:03.72.
There were five double-winners in the girls meet. Paige Harris from Plentywood won the 200 and the 800. Lexi Prevost, the Sidney senior, won both of the hurdle races. The Lady Eagles also had a double-winner in Erin Harris as she won the pole vault and the javelin. The Scotties Megan Dailey won the 100 and the high jump. Halle Keltner from Class C Terry won both the shot put and the discus.
Next up for the Red Devils and the Lady Red Devils is the John Polich Invitational in Miles City on Saturday. The annual Jock Stop meet will be at Perham Field on May 16th.
Boys’ team scores: DCHS 115, Glasgow 67, Baker 67, Jordan 57, Miles City 45, Sidney 39, Culbertson 33, Bainville 26, Wibaux 24, Savage 19, Medicine Lake 16, Terry 8, Westby 6, Ekalaka 3, Poplar 2
Girls’ team scores: Glasgow 113, Sidney 83.5, Plentywood 61, Forsyth 59.5, Baker 54.5, Miles City 35, Terry 29.5, Westby 27, DCHS 27, Medicine Lake 13, Wolf Point 8, Culbertson 6, Poplar 5, Plevna 4