Miller junior high track members participated at the Yellow Trails Conference Meet, held May 6 in Eureka.
Seventeen events were scored in both girls’ and boys’ events. The Miller boys’ team ranked first, with 216 points, and came home with a trophy. Other team rankings were Eureka/Bowdle, 134 points; Potter County, 106 points; Herreid Selby Area, 53 points; Sully Buttes, 33 points; and Wakpala, seven points.
The Miller girls’ team came in second, with 96 points. Potter County was first, with 136.50; Sully Buttes was third with 93; Eureka/Bowdle, fourth with 73.50; Herreid Selby Area, fifth with 45; Edmunds Central, sixth with 43; and Wakpala, seventh with 19 points.
In boys’ action, several first places were achieved.
Cole Sargent placed first in the 800-meter run, 2:19.65, followed by Cody Bevers in second, 2:41.79.
Sargent also broke the school record in the 1600-meter run, at 4:57.13. Hunter Russell was second with 5:29.09, and Connor Bertsch was sixth with 6:10.62.
In the 100-meter hurdles, Jarek Kindle was first with 19.15, followed by Jaren Wharton in second at 19.16, Evan Steers in third at 19.51, Steven Fernholz in sixth, x22.81, and Xavier Sporrer in eights, x23.10.
Miller’s “A” team was first in the 4×100-meter relay, 53.38. Members were Kindle, Jack Jones, Bevers and Henry Mullaney.
Miller also won the 4×400-meter relay. Members were Eric Hasart, Trevor Parmely, Dylan Fulton and Sargent. Time was 4:15.71.
The boys’ 1600 sprint medley was won by Miller’s team of Eric Turner, Glenn Aymar, Evan Steers and Parmely.
Marshall Johnson was first in shot put, 43-01.00. Aymar was third, 38.00.50; Turner was eighth, 31.04.50; Jones 11th, x26-07.50; Caleb DeBoer 12th, x25-07.00; and Diede 15th, x25.00.50.
Johnson also placed first in discus, with 126-06. Aymar was fourth, 87-06; Jones fifth, 86-02; Diede sixth, x85-02; Turner seventh, x82-00; and DeBoer ninth, x78-04.
In the 100-meter dash, Wharton placed third, at 12.90, and Mullaney fourth at 13.00. Sporrer was in 17th place, and Jacob Arbeiter was in 23rd.
In the 200-meter dash, Mullaney placed second, at 26.51, and Deric Diede was fourth with 32.06. Arbeiter came in at 12th, at 37.50.
In the 400-meter dash, Bevers placed second, 1:01.96, followed by Fulton in third, at 1:02.76. Hasart was sixth, 1:04.93; Parmely seventh 1:05.04; Hunter Russel eighth, 1:05.54; and Camden Breitling 16th, 1:19.12.
In 200-meter hurdles, Landon Sivertsen placed second, 34.37. Steven Fernholz was fourth, 35.15, and Xavier Sporrer was sixth, 38.91.
In the 4×200 meter relay, Miller’s “A” team came in second, with 1:53.44.
In high jump, Evan Steers was in third place, 4-05.00; Parmely fifth at 4-01.00; and Arbeiter eighth at 3.07.00.
Fulton was second in boys’ long jump, with 12-06.00. Others placing were Sivertsen, sixth, J12-00.50; Breitling, 11th, 10-05.75; and Connor Bertsch 14th, 10-04.50.
In girls’ track action, Miller had a first-place athlete in five events.
In the girls’ 100-meter dash, Shaly Werdel was first, 14.43. Others placing were Karly Beckett, third, 15.13; Teanna Pawlowski, eighth, 15.48; Bobbi Jo Alverson, 12th, x16.38; Mackayln Fulton, 14th, x16.58; Kassie Schaefers, 15th, x16.65; Maycee Mohr, 21st, x18.24; and Chloe Miner, 22nd, x18.30.
Werdel also placed first in the 100-meter hurdles, 19.52. Schaefers was sixth, 21.94; Fulton eighth, 23.08; and Sarah Martchinske, ninth, x28.95.
Werdel placed first in the 200-meter hurdles, 32.66. Annie Keeter was eighth, 40.92.
The “A” team of Beckett, Alverson, Fulton and Pawlowski placed first in the 4×100 meter relay, with 1.03.19.
In girls’ discus, Taylor Schlechter was first, 63-00.50. Mohr came in at eighth, 49.02.50, and Miner at 10th, 46.07.50.
In the girls’ 200-meter dash, Beckett was sixth, 31.54, and Alverson was 11th, 34.00.
In the 400-meter dash, Martchinske was ninth, 1:19.06.
Miller’s “A” team placed third in the 4×200-meter relay, with a time of 2:10.19, and also third in the 1600 sprint medley, at 2:25.86.
In the girls’ long jump, Werdel was second, 13-01.50, and Annie Keeter was 10th, 10-06.75. Keeter placed second in the girls’ triple jump, 25-09.50.
In shot put, Mohr was seventh, 21-10.00; Miner was 10th, 20-01.50; and Schelchter was 11th, 19-11.00.