The Pierz boys finished third and the girls squad took fourth at Thursday’s Ogilvie meet.
The Pioneers boys were led by two sprint relays, with the 4×100 team of seniors Preston Weber, Ben Huffman, Dustin Waytashek and Michael Marshik (46.86) and the 4×200 team of seniors Tyler Kieffer, Caleb Janson, Waytashek and Marshik (1:37.9) taking first.
Contributing runner-up times were Janson in the 400 (53.2), sophomore Tyler Millner in the 100 (11.86) and freshman Kyle Becker in the 1,600 (4:54.6).
Senior Cassie Stangl topped the field in the pole vault (8-feet) to lead the Pierz girls, with runner-up finishes added by sophomore Bridget Bednar in the high jump (4-feet, 10-inches), senior Tracy Wimmer in the 800 (2:36.5) and junior Alyssa Boser in the shot put (32-feet).
The Holdingford girls squad tuned up for its true team meet by placing first.
Taking first for the Huskers were senior Chelsea Gerads in the shot put (33-feet, 8-inches) and the discus (99-feet), freshman Emily Wolter in the 800 (2:34.6) and the 1,600 (5:33.9), eighth grader Alli Ruprecht in the 3,200 (11:54.7), eighth grader McKenzie Schulte in the 100 (13.67), the 4×400 relay team of eighth grader Summer Storm, junior Kaitlin Preusser, seventh grader Jo Merten and Wolter (4:25.0) and the 4×800 relay team of Merten, Preusser, seventh grader Angel Rick and Ruprecht (10:20.11).
For the Upsala-Swanville Area (USA) girls team, junior Emma Guthrie placed third and freshman Stephanie Koetter took fourth in the high jump with identical marks of 4-feet, 8-inches, leading the Patriots to ninth.
The Holdingford boys earned sixth place, led by sophomore Brody Davidson in first in the 800 (2:05.3) and junior Kyle Kolstad in second in the pole vault (11-feet).