MC Record All-Area Boys Track and Field Team

Pole Vault 

Jordan Petrone, senior, Little Falls

Petrone overcame a string of injuries to soar into the state meet, winning the pole vault at the Section 8AA meet with a height of 12-feet, 11-inches, before going on to take 11th place at the state meet (13-feet).

 

Sprints/Jumps

Travis Spillum, senior, Little Falls

Spillum, the Record Boys Athlete of the Year, climbed to new heights during his senior season, clearing 6-feet, 3-inches at the Section 8AA meet to advance to state. Spillum also was a top performer in the long jump and triple jump, winning the long jump at the Granite Ridge meet.

 

Distance

Mathew Massmann, junior, Little Falls

Massmann and fellow All-Area member Sowada pushed each other to progressively faster times throughout the spring, with Massmann helping the Flyers win the Granite Ridge Conference with a fourth-place finish in the 3,200 (10:30.91) and fifth-place effort in the 1,600 (4:39.17).

 

Distance

Sebastian Sowada, junior, Little Falls

Sowada formed the other half of the Granite Ridge champion Flyers’ standout distance duo with Massmann, cruising to fourth place in the 1,600 (4:36.44) and sixth place in the 3,200 (10:11.13) at the Section 8AA meet.

 

Sprints

Tim Infinger, junior, Little Falls

Infinger blazed through the competition as a sprinter for the Granite Ridge Conference champion Flyers, winning the 400-meter dash. Infinger also played a key role on Little Falls’ sprint relays and closed the spring by placing fourth in the 400 at sections (50.58).

 

Hurdles

Garrett Horejsi, senior, Little Falls

Horejsi was the premier hurdler in the area in the spring, pacing the Flyers in the 110- and 300-meter events. Horejsi attained All-Granite Ridge Conference honors in the 300 hurdles (41.98) and led off Little Falls’ 4×400 relay team.

 

Throws

Trysten Ross, junior, Little Falls

Making a run at the school record books, Ross routinely turned in powerful displays in the field for Little Falls in both the shot put and discus. He captured runner-up honors in the discus at the Granite Ridge Conference meet (143-feet, 5-inches) while winning the shot put (48-feet, 2-inches).

 

Middle Distance/Distance

Abraham Skwira, sophomore, Holdingford

Skwira supplied the Huskers with big performances at key times throughout the spring, helping Holdingford reach the true team state meet, winning the Central Minnesota Conference 1,600 and 3,200 titles and anchoring the state qualifying 4×800-meter relay team.

 

Jumps/Hurdles 

Grant Bullert, sophomore, Holdingford

Bullert qualified for the Section 5A meet in all four of his events, then proceeded to advance to state in the triple jump, where he took 10th place (41-feet, 6.75-inches). He also placed in the top four in four events at the true team section meet to help lead the Huskers to state as a team.

 

Sprints/Jumps/Hurdles

Tyler Millner, junior, Pierz

Millner was the primary point-earner for the Pioneers again this spring, standing out in sprints, jumps and hurdles. He seized the Central Minnesota Conference title in the 100 (11.31), took third in the 300 hurdles (43.81), fourth in the 200 (24.01) and seventh in the long jump (18-feet, 9.5-inches).

 

Honorable mention

Austin Bjorge, senior, Little Falls

Isaiah Korver, senior, Little Falls

Robert Reller, senior, Little Falls

Dan Mushel, junior, Little Falls

Thomas Tabatt, junior, Little Falls

Kyle Becker, sophomore, Pierz

Zach Carlson, sophomore, Royalton

Ethan McCoy, freshman, USA

Brody Davidson, junior, Holdingford

Logan Smith, sophomore, Holdingford

 

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