Boys track finishes third at Willmar meet

This article submitted by Joshua Jones on 4/28/99.

Josh Jones It was a cold and blustery day on April 22 as the Paynesville Bulldog boys' track team traveled to the Willmar Optimist track meet.

Many competitors had a tough Thursday because of the cold and the wind. Josh Jones is pictured here winning the long jump.

Paynesville's athletes did quite well as the team placed third out of eight teams.

Jeff Voss won the 110-meter high hurdles and took second in the 100-meter dash and the 300-meter hurdles.

Josh Jones took first place in the long jump, second in the 400-meter dash, and third in the triple jump and the 200- meter dash.

Freshman Nick Glenz took third in the pole vault with a vault of 10' 0".

Clayton Lang took fourth place in the 3200-meter run with Adam Utsch right behind him in fifth.

Junior thrower Steve Flint putted the shot 41'3", which was good enough for third place.

The boys have a meet on April 29 and 30.

Shot put: Steve Flint, third, 41' 3";
300-meter hurdles: Voss, second, 40.69; Troy Wendlandt, fifth, 44.62;
400-meter relay: Paynesville, sixth, 50.34;
800-meter relay: Paynesville, fifth, 1:45.00;
High jump: Luke Trees, sixth, 5' 8";
Long jump: Jones, first, 20'1.5";
Triple jump: Jones, third, 38' 10".

New London-Spicer meet
On April 20, the Paynesville Bulldog boys' track team traveled to New London-Spicer for a make up meet that was supposed to be held on April 15.

Paynesville did well in the four-team meet.

The meet was very competitive for only four schools being there.

Steve Flint and Josh Bork took first and second in the shot put.

Paynesville's 1600-meter relay team of Chris Wendlandt, Luke Trees, Josh Jones, and Clayton Lang, won by a large margin.

The team took second to a tough New London-Spicer team, but beat them in the Willmar Optimist meet.

Shot put: Steve Flint, first, 43' 1.5"; Josh Bork, second, 39' 3";
300-meter hurdles: Voss, first, 42.35; T. Wendlandt, second, 46.46;
200-meter dash : Jeremy Bentler, fourth, 27.23; Ryan Whitcomb, sixth, 27.63;
400-meter relay: Paynesville, second, 53.26;
800-meter relay: Paynesville, second, 1:46.48;
High jump: Luke Trees, third, 5' 10"; Josh Trees, fourth, 5' 6";
Discus: Flint, third, 122' .5"; Bork, fourth, 117' 0";
Long jump: J. Jones, second, 18' 6";
Triple jump: J. Jones, first, 40' 0"; Andrew Jones, fifth, 32' 6.75".

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