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|Paynesville Press - April 10, 2002|
Dogs take five firsts and win indoor meet
The Paynesville Bulldogs boys' track team had their final indoor meet on Monday, April 1. It was a good night for the Bulldogs, who won the meet by 50 points.|
Senior Josh Trees scored big points for the Dogs, winning all three of his events: the triple jump, the high jump, and the 55-meter dash.
Senior Ryan Whitcomb also did well for the Bulldogs, winning the long jump and taking second in the 55-meter dash.
Senior Jesse Rien easily won the 3,200-meter run and took second in a very close 1,600-meter race. Teammate Dan Pearson, also a senior, took second in the 3,200-meter run as well.
Junior Steve Mages took second in the 55-meter hurdles. Junior Tommy Flannigan took second in the 800-meter run. Senior Andrew Jones took second in the triple jump. And eighth grader Aaron Bachman moved up to the varsity pole vault and took second place, clearing a height of ten feet.
The Bulldogs scored 150.5 points in the eight-team meet, beating runner-up Hinckley-Finlayson (100) by 50 points and third-place Rocori (97) by 53.
The Bulldogs' home meet - scheduled for Monday, April 8 - has been moved to Monday, April 15, due to the snowy spring. The Bulldogs are scheduled to have their first outdoor at Annandale on Thursday, April 11, starting at 4 p.m.
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