Isaac Jestus makes an acrobatic catch on a Z-M batter to close out the 2nd inning. Photos by Keith Garvens
On 4/15/2014 the Byron Boys competed in Stewartville for the Glen Amundsen Invite. It was a chilly night, but the group of young men came to compete. The boys finished 3rd overall out of 7 in the points standing falling behind Pine Island and Stewartville. There were many excellent individual performances that lead to this results that are very noteworthy.
Nick Sigrist took 1st place in all his individual events of the 110 meter hurdles, 300 hurdles, and Pole Vault. Nick was also part of the 2nd place 4 x 400 group which also included Ahymad Lee, Ian Thomason, and Thomas MacGregor.
Also in the hurdles with Nick was Jens Knuston with a 4th place finish in 110 hurdles.
Thomas MacGregor had an excellent showing in the open 400 placing second overall with a time of 53.45.
Nate Bahr placed in both of his individual events. In the open 100 Nate placed 5th overall with a time of 12.42 and in the open 200 he placed 4th overall with a time of 24.91.
The Byron Boys 4 x 100 team took 1st place in the meet with a time of 48.18. This group was made up of Jonte Douglas, Noah Schatzel, Alex Laning, and Nate Bahr.
In the 1600 meter run Cam Slowinski took 5th overall with a time of 5:19.
Tim Entglemeir took 4th overall in the 3200 meter run with a personal best time of 11:10.17.
Evan Richardson was a jack of all trades and placing in all of his field events. In the high jump Evan placed 2nd overall, in the discus Evan threw a personal best 122-09 with a 3rd place finish, and in the shot put Evan placed 2nd overall.
Spencer Waldermar was another jack of all trades placing in 2 of his 3 field events as well. In the high jump Spencer placed 6th and in the long jump Spencer end up in 6th place.
Along with Evan and Spencer in the high jump, 8th grader Micheal Coble also placed in the high jump, landing in 5th place.
In the triple jump Jacob Ostreng landed in 4th place and Alex Laning finished in 6th place overall.
The performances listed above were only a few of the many highlights from last evening's cold meet. Every single young man competed hard and despite the difficult conditions were in the running for a top team finish. The guys will continue to work hard and are next scheduled to compete at Kasson on 4/17 and then in Medford on 4/22.