Other than just a little bit of wind, it was a beautiful day for a track meet.
Paynesville junior Jeff Voss did very well at the first outdoor meet. He managed two first places, one in each of the hurdle races.
Paynesville's pole vaulters also did well. Nic Glenz and Zac Spates tied for fourth place with jumps of nine feet.
Josh Trees placed second in the high jump for Paynesville with a vertical leap of 5' 8". Other runner-up finishes for the Bulldogs were Eric Rausch in the 400-meter run and Clayton Lang in the 3,200-meter run.
Overall the team placed fourth out of eight teams at the meet.
1. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City -171
2. Minnewaska - 105
3. Morris - 90
4. Paynesville - 78
5. Fergus Falls-Hillcrest - 45
6. Wheaton-Hermann-Norcross - 27
7. West Central Area -23
8. Hancock -6
110-meter hurdles: Jeff Voss, first, 15.9; Troy Wendlandt, fourth, 17.6;
400-meter run: Eric Rausch, second, 54.9;
3,200-meter run: Clayton Lang, second, 10:54; Adam Utsch, third, 11:12;
1,600-meter run: Utsch, sixth, 5:18;
800-meter run: Eric Korman, fifth, 2:19;
1,600-meter relay : Paynesville (Chris Wendlandt, Voss, Nic Glenz, Rausch), third, 3:49;
Pole vault: Glenz, fourth, 9' 0"; Zac Spates, fourth, 9' 0";
Shot put : Steve Flint, fifth, 39' 0";
300-meter hurdles : Voss, first, 42.7;
400-meter relay : Paynesville (C. Wendlandt, Jeremy Bentler, Ryan Whitcomb, Glenz), fourth, 51.2;
800-meter relay : Paynesville (C. Wendlandt, Bentler, Whitcomb, Scott Thompson), fourth, 1:48;
High Jump : Josh Trees, second, 5' 8".
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