Hansen leads girls to key victory in home track opener

Danielle Dobitz won the pole vault by clearing 7 feet, six inches.
Herald photos/ Brad Mosher

 

 

 

Staff Report
Killdeer easily won the girls team title April 25 at the Cowboys first home track meet, scoring 130.5 points.
Bowman County was second with 80 points. Stanley was third with 88 points, edging Mott-Regent/New England by just one point.
Hansen qualified for state in the 100 meters (12.98 seconds).
She also was part of the foursome which won both the 4×100 meter relay and the 4×200 meter relay as well.
In the 200 meters, Hansen moved into the lead by the turn to knock off rival Ellie Stafford of Bowman County by more than half a seond. Hansen’s winning time was 27.11 seconds.
Karly Bang qualified for state with her winning 16 foot six inch effort in the long jump. Bang defeated Stafford by one in the horizontal battle.
Bang came back in the triple jump. She placed second with a 32-11.5 effort, behind Alyssa Andress of Hettinger-Scranton who hit the state qualifying mark of 34-0. But Bang had teammates place third, fourth and fifth to get a near sweep of four of the top five places. Bang’s distance was 32-11.5 for second, with Kylee Boltz third at 31-06.75, Chelsey Morlock in fourth at 31-04 and Kelly Bang at 31-02.75.
Danielle Dobitz won the pole vault (7-6), with Gracie Doe placing second and Shelbie Schmidt placing fourth to get a near sweep in the event.
Shawnee Hansen won both the 100 and 200 meters and added a leg in the winning 4×100 and 4×200 relays.
Hansen qualified for state in the 100 meters (12.98 seconds).
She also was part of the foursome which won both the 4×100 meter relay and the 4×200 meter relay as well.

Boys take third
Bowman County (140) won the boys team title by just three points over Mott-Regent/New England (137), while Killdeer placed third (74.5).
Kacen Gartner won both the 100 and 200 meter sprints, while Owen Duttenhefner won the 3,200 meters for the Cowboys.
The Killdeer track team will be competing Saturday in Watford City and again Tuesday (May 7) at Bowman County, weather permitting.

 

Killdeer’s Isaac Jaggi placed sixth in the high jump.
Senior Shawnee Hansen made a big impression on competitors during the Killdeer track invite April 25. She won the 100 meters, 200 meters and also was on the winning 4×100 and 4×200 relay teams. Hansen qualified for state with a 12.98 in the 100 meters.
Herald photo / Brad Mosher
Killdeer’s Mike Moreno placed fifth in the shot put.
Herald photos/ Brad Mosher

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