GMLOS runs at Chatfield Invitational

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 25, 2002

Grand Meadow/LeRoy-Ostrander/Southland eighth-grader Ashton May has made an immediate impact as a part of the Bulldog girls' track squad, scoring points in every event she's a part of.

May helped lead GMLOS to a strong showing at the third annual Chatfield Inviational Tuesday night, placing in three individual events and anchoring a top-three relay.

May came in third in the 400-meter dash, fourth in the 100, and sixth in the long jump. She also anchored the 4×400-meter relay, which came in third in a time of 4:31.59.

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Seventh-grader Rebecca Stier placed in the top five in both throwing events. She came in second with a toss of 94-feet, 6-inches in the discus, and was fifth in the shot put with a throw of 28-11. She was won of three GMLOS competitors to place in the discus.

Hannah Norton came in fourth at 88-3.5 and Jaclyn Edge was sixth at 83-5.5.

Senior Sarah Thome contributed where she always does, scoring a third-place finish in the 800-meter run in a time of 2:33.83. She was sixth in the triple jump, and was on the 4×400 relay with May, Amanda Landherr and Nickole Stier, that came in third.

Stephanie Kiehne finished fourth in the 100-hurdles, and Landherr came in sixth in the 100.

The 4×800 relay -- Ashley Dvergsten, Maggie May, Chelsea Bamrick and Laura Nelsen -- finished fourth, and the 4×100 foursome of Cindy Arndorfer, Jaclyn Brink, Katie Bissen and Crystal Pruett finished sixth.

Bulldog boys

The GMLOS boys' team was unable to break into the top spot on the podium in the Chatfield Invitational, led by Bob Drees' second-place finish in the 800.

The 4×400 relay foursome (Tim Fay, Leo Miller, Drees and Ryan Ament) and the 4×800 relay team (Adam Peterson, Drees, Miller and Steve Doocy) each came in third, while the 4×200 (Fay, Bill Brandsmeier, Brandon Evans and Ament) was fourth.

Miller earned third in the 1,600 run, while Fay was third in the 400 and fourth in the triple jump. Ament finished fourth in the discus and sixth in the 200, while Drees was fifth in the high jump. Peterson placed sixth in the 3,200.

The 4×100 relay team of Brandon and Jordan Evans, Brandon Bush and Cameron Fenton finished fifth.