Personal records fell by the score, but points were hard to come by as both the Park boys and girls’ track and field teams finished ninth in the Suburban East Conference championships June 1 and 3 …
Personal records fell by the score, but points were hard to come by as both the Park boys and girls’ track and field teams finished ninth in the Suburban East Conference championships June 1 and 3 at White Bear Lake High School.
Park senior Bri Hensel finished third in the girls 800 in 2:25.02, then came back with a seventh-place finish in the 1,600 in a personal best of 5:17.08 to highlight the girls half of the meet for the Wolfpack.
Park’s girls set 21 personal bests in the meet, the Wolfpack boys had 18.
Roseville won the SEC girls team title with 193 points. Mounds View was second with 170, followed by: Stillwater, 157; Forest Lake, 101; White Bear Lake, 93; East Ridge, 76; Irondale, 53; Woodbury, 43, Park 12 and Cretin-Derham Hall, 5.
Senior sprinter Matthew Boche finished seventh in the boys 400 meters in 52.15 to pace the Park boys. Boche competed in all three sprints and the long jump. He was ninth in the 100 prelims in 11.68 and 14th in the 200 prelims in 23.90.
In the boys half of the meet, Mounds View edged Stillwater, 211-190, for the team title. Forest Lake was third, 158; followed by: White Bear Lake, 134; Roseville, 77; Woodbury, 45; East Ridge, 43; Irondale, 32; Park, 8, and Cretin-Derham Hall, 5.
Park’s Lydia Best set a personal record of 5:44.43 and finished 15th in the girls 1,600.
Susan Mbu, Kylie Dahm and Savannah Brown tied for 23rd in the pole vault, all three clearing seven feet even.
All four Park girls in the shot put set personal records: Anna-Marie Larsen (22nd, 28-08), Gabrielle Turvold (33rd, 25-01), Grave Dragt (37th, 22-11) and Nicole Knickel (38th, 21-11).
Esther Lankow was 34th in the triple jump at 23-09.
On Thursday, Park’s Alliya Tannahill tied for ninth in the girls’ high jump, clearing 4-06 and was 27th in the long jump with a leap of 13-09.25. Teammates Danae Morgan was 28th with a jump of 13-07.50 and Isabella Tronnes 29th at 13-06.50, both personal records.
Karis Waindim was 18th in the girls discus throw with a personal best of 85-10. Gabrielle Turvole was 22nd at 79-07, Avery Dragt 25th at 76-03 and Haley Gravelle 26th at 74-07.
Setting PR’s in the prelims were Susan Mbu, Isabella Tronnes, Gabrielle Klann and Jessica Finn in the 100, Morgan and Ella Nienow in the 100 hurdles, Savannah Brown in the 200, Morgan and Nienow in the 300 hurdles, Hensel (2:22.36) and Cheyenne Nelson in the 800.
Parker Hahn finished 10th in the boys 1,600-meter run in a personal record of 4:44.98. On Thursday, Hahn was 14th in the 3,200-meter run in another personal best of 10:13.56.
Lucas Reckinger was 26th n the 1,600 in 4:53.18, Henry Fisher 30th in 4:58.46 and Jack Weir 38th in 5:37.79. Tyler Krogman was 29th in the 3,200 in 12:08.30 and West Mann 30th in 12:11.21. Fischer was 28th in the 800 prelims in 2:12.36.
Treyton Bammert-Mueller finished 10th in the discus (119-04) in another PR and placed 17th in the shot put with a personal best heave of 38-00. Jacob Karp was 15th in the discus (112-11), Joseph Dale 18th at 106-11 and Austin Hakanson 23rd at 88-11. All four Park boys set PR’s in the discus.
Dale was 22nd in the shot put (35-06), Evan Jensen 27th (31-10.50) and Jesse Kennedy 28th (31-04).
Andrew Drager finished eighth in the high jump with a PR of 5-10. Casey Steinmetz was 14th at 5-6.
Justin Stachowiak was 20th in the long jump (18-01.25), Steinmetz 21st (17-11), Boche 30th (17-04.25) and Hakanson 38th (15-06).
Samuel Lankow was 20th in the pole vault, clearing 9 feet even.
Erik Dale was 35th in the triple jump (3108.00).
Park’s best placing in the relays was in the 4×800 where the team of John Ohmann, Bronson Stachowiak, Nicholas McDonald and Jacob Paulsen finished seventh in 8:59.43.