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Perham girls take first in Hawley, third in Pelican Rapids

The Perham girls track and field team concluded a busy week with a pair of meets in Hawley and Pelican Rapids. The Yellowjackets captured first place honors at the United Clay-Becker Booster Invitational in Hawley, while finishing third at the Ha...

The Perham girls track and field team concluded a busy week with a pair of meets in Hawley and Pelican Rapids. The Yellowjackets captured first place honors at the United Clay-Becker Booster Invitational in Hawley, while finishing third at the Hank Emmel Invite in Pelican Rapids. The Yellowjackets were preparing for the annual Section True Team Championships, which took place on May 7 in Detroit Lakes.

Hank Emmel Invite

The Yellowjackets did not enter a full squad for the Hank Emmel Invitational and still came up with a third place team finish, showcasing the team’s depth overall. Pelican Rapids came in first with 83 points, while Oakes was second with 77 points. Perham finished with 71 points, while Barnesville came in fourth with 66 and United Clay-Becker was fifth with 58 points.

Shalie Lipp led Perham in the pole vault. She finished first with the top vault of nine feet, six inches.

Lauryn Rustad ran to a second place finish in the 300 meter hurdles. She finished with a time of 51.92 seconds. Perham earned a win in the 400m relay with a time of 52.49 seconds.

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Maggie Ingebrand came in second place in the shot put competition. She finished with a put of 34 feet, 11.75 seconds.

UCB Booster Invitational

Perham blasted the competition at the United Clay-Becker Booster Invitational in Hawley. The Yellowjackets finished with 216 points for the win. Pelican Rapids was a distant second, finishing with 94 points. Park Christian came in third place with 73 points, while United Clay-Becker was fourth with 60 points. Red Lake County was fifth with 39 points.

Caitlin Covington led a group of five Yellowjackets across the line in the 1600m run. She finished first with a time of five minutes, 25.46 seconds. She was followed by Liz Birkeland, Hailey Wegscheid, Mya Morris and Abby Tweeton.

Perham picked up big points in the relay races as well. Perham was first in the 400m relay at 52.80, first in the 800m relay at 52.80 and first in the 1600m relay at 4:19.90.

Ashley Hokanson was first in the pole vault. She finished with a vault of 10 feet, six inches. Mesa Schultz captured top honors in the long jump. She finished with a winning leap of 16 feet, 11 inches. Lizzy LaFond came in first place as well when she won the triple jump. She had a winning leap of 31 feet, four inches.

Samantha Charboneau captured first place honors in the discus event. She finished with the winning toss of 98 feet, three inches.

 

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Hank Emmel Invite

May 2

Girls Team Results

Pelican Rapids 83, Oakes 77, Perham 71, Barnesville 66, United Clay-Becker 58, Ottertail Central 57, Park Christian 54, Oak Grove 44, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 31, Breckenridge 15, Hillcrest Lutheran Academy 2.

Perham Top 8 Results

100m dash-4 Lizzy LaFond, 13.26; 200m dash-8 Jaden Hackel, 28.73; 100m hurdles-5 Lauryn Rustad, 18.48; 7 Jaden Hackel, 19.23; 300m hurdles-2 Lauryn Rustad, 51.92; 400m relay-1 PER A, 52.49; 800m relay-2 PER A, 1:51.80; High Jump-5 Willow Thiel, 4-8; Pole Vault-1 Shalie Lipp, 9-6; 6 Danial Van Watermulen, 7-6; Long Jump-3 Shalie Lipp, 15-11; 4 Mesa Schultz, 15-10; Triple Jump-3 Lizzy LaFond, 31-10; Shot Put-2 Maggie Ingebrand, 34-11.75;6 Samantha Charboneau, 31-5.50; Discus-5 Tayler Parks, 92-4; 7 Samantha Charboneau, 91-4;

 

UCB Booster Invite

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April 30

Girls Team Results

Perham 216, Pelican Rapids 94, Park Christian 73, United Clay-Becker 60, Red Lake County 39, Fertile-Beltrami 35, Oak Grove 33, NCE/UH 5

Perham Top 8 Results

100m dash-3 Lizzy LaFond, 13.28; 4 Willow Thiel, 13.42; 6 Shalie Lipp, 13.59; 200m dash-4 Willow Thiel, 28.60; 7 Mary Wunderlich, 29.20; 8 Kennedy Pilgrim, 29.30; 400m dash-5 Ashley Hokanson, 1:03.80; 7 Mary Wunderlich, 1:05.36; 8 Caitlin Covington, 1:06.63; 800m run-2 Liz Birkeland, 2:33.21; 3 Hailey Wegscheid, 2:34.99; 5 Mya Morris, 2:41.28; 1600m run-1 Caitlin Covington, 5:25.46; 2 Liz Birkeland, 5:35.43; 3 Hailey Wegscheid, 5:36.05; 4 Mya Morris, 5:47.41; 5 Abby Tweeton, 6:00.40; 3200m run-3 Quincy Anderson, 12:45.12; 4 Emily Van Watermulen, 12:58.13; 100m hurdles-3 Lauryn Rustad, 17.96; 6 Jaden Hackel, 19.09; 8 Hannah Lung, 20.04; 300m hurdles-3 Maya Richter, 51.85; 5 Lauryn Rustad, 53.11; 6 Jaden Hackel, 55.41; 400m relay-1 PER A, 52.80; 800m relay-1 PER A, 1:53.28; 1600m relay-1 PER A, 4:19.90; 3200m relay-2 PER A, 10:53.00; High jump-7 Willow Thiel, 4-6; Pole Vault-1 Ashley Hokanson, 10-6; 2 Shalie Lipp, 10-0; 7 Danial Van Watermulen, 7-0; 8 Maya Richter, 6-6; Long Jump-1 Mesa Schultz, 16-11.00; 3 Shalie Lipp, 15-4; 5 Lily Aakre, 13-8; Triple Jump- 1 Lizzy LaFond, 31-4; 2 Mary Wunderlich, 30-0; 5 Olivia Rosenthal, 29-3; Shot put-2 Maggie Ingebrand, 32-0; 3 Rachel Muer, 29-2; 6 Tayler Parks, 28-8; Discus-1 Samantha Charboneau, 98-3; 3 Rachel Muer, 93-2; 4 Tayler Parks, 92-9.

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