By PATRICK SLACK
Senior Chelsea Gerads took the top spot in each of the throws to lead the Holdingford girls to fifth at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, Tuesday, winning the shot put (33-feet, 1-inch) and the discus (104-feet, 5-inches).
Senior Katie Posch added a second-place finish in the discus (103-feet, 10-inches).
The Huskers boys were led to a seventh-place team finish by runner-up performances from junior Kyle Kolstad in the pole vault (11-feet) and sophomore Brody Davidson in the 800 (2:04.78).
The Upsala-Swanville Area (USA) girls team came in ninth overall, led by second-place marks posted by junior Makenna Peterson in the triple jump (32-feet, 2.25-inches) and freshman Danica Hanson in the high jump (4-feet, 6-inches).
Sophomore Amanda Rieffer took fourth in the high jump (4-feet, 6-inches) and junior Emma Guthrie was sixth in the shot put (28-feet, 8-inches).
The Patriots boys were led by senior Callan Drill in fourth in the discus (109-feet), junior Milo Koubsky in sixth in the long jump (17-feet, 8.25-inches) and the seventh-place 4×200 relay of sophomore Joey Jensen, junior Jacob Opelia, sophomore Leo Serna and Koubsky (1:45.0).
USA competes at Osakis, Thursday, and Holdingford hosts a meet, Friday.