Hazen tracksters took to the road this weekend, bringing home top three finishes for both boys and girls.
The Bison competed Saturday at the Watford City Invite, where boys tallied 124 points total for second place as a team. Neighboring Beulah placed third with 106 and the home team placed first with 166.
Field events were the ticket to Hazen success, with the boys taking three first-place finishes, three seconds and three thirds within throwing and jumping events.
Bohdan Obenauer triumphed in shot put and discus, placing first in each with personal record throws — 46-06.00 in shot put and 147-02 in discus.
Owen Thigpen placed second in discus finals, with Weston Winkler sixth and Tucker Schneider ninth.
In discus, Weston Winkler took third, Owen Thigpen was seventh, Kadyn Helde was eighth and Tucker Schneider snagged tenth.
In javelin, Bohdan Obenauer placed second, Brayden Haack placed third, and Weston Winkler finished in sixth.
Brayden Haack placed first in the pole vault, finishing with a personal record of 11 feet.
For the long jump, Mark Lora came in second and Wyatt Grueneich placed fourth.
In the high jump, Bennett Kilwein placed third, with a personal best of 5 feet and 6 inches, and Wyatt Grueneich took fifth.
Mark Lora, Bennett Kilwein, Wyatt Grueneich, and Jaran Reinhardt took first in the 4x200m relay and second in the 4x100m relay.
In the 100 meter, Mark Lora placed second.
Jaran Reinhardt finished second in the 200 meter.
For Hazen women, the girls took third as a team, tallying 114 points. Beulah was first with 178 and Watford City was second with 123.
Alyssa Lais took first in the 3200 meter, finishing with a personal record of 15:15.
Maria Grueneich finished with two personal records, placing first with 1:05 in the 400 meter, and coming in fifth with a time of 28.05 in the 200 meter.
Tokala Sage finished in seventh in the 400 meter with a personal record of 1:16.
Emily Erhardt finished with a personal record of 29.16 in the 200 meter, taking ninth.
In the 800 meter, Sheyanne Busche took seventh and BrookLynn Schwab finished ninth.
Macey VanInwagen placed eighth in the 100 meter with a personal record 13.86.
The team of Macee Smith, Lucy Pulver, Emily Erhardt, and Mariana Grueneich placed first in the 4x200m and second in the 4x100m.
In the discus, Makenna Brunmeier placed first with a season record of 120 feet 5 inches, Ana VanDyke finished fourth, Elle Obenauer came in eighth, and Marie Walker took tenth with a personal record for 69 feet 11 inches.
Makenna Brunmeier also took home second in the shot put.
In the javelin, Macee Smith placed fifth and Ana VanDyke took tenth, both finishing with personal records of 71 feet and 50 feet 0.5 inches, respectively.
In the triple jump, Macey VanInwagen placed first with a personal record of 33 feet 5 inches, Lucy Pulver finished second, also finishing with a personal record of 33 feet and 0.5 inches, and Elliot Myklebust finished in sixth.
Kennedy Michelsen took second and Macee Smith placed fifth in the high jump.
In the long jump, Elliot Myklebust finished ninth.
Alyssa Lais placed third in the pole vault.
On May 2, the Bison traveled to Washburn for the Southern McLean Invitational, with Hazen girls coming out in second.
Bison ladies tallied 151 points overall, just behind Southern Mc- Lean’s 174 and just ahead of Shiloh Christian’s 144.5.
Hazen again found success in the field, with girls pulling first-place finishes in shot put, discus and long jump.
Makenna Brunmeier took home two first place finishes, in the shot put and discus.
In the shot put, Elle Obenauer took second with a season record of 28 feet 10 inches, Payton Weisz finished fourth, and Jenneva Ward finished in fifth with a personal record of 26 feet.
In the discus, Ana VanDyke finished with a personal record for 104 feet 10 inches to earn a second place finish, Jenneva Ward took third, and Elle Obenauer finished with a season record of 93 feet 3 inches to take fifth, and Payton Weisz finished sixth.
Hannah Helde finished eighth in the javelin.
Elliot Myklebust placed first in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
Lucy Pulver finished second in the triple jump.
In the high jump, there was a tie for second between Macee Smith and Kennedy Michelsen, both finishing with 4 feet 8 inches, a season record for Smith.
Alyssa Lais finished in third in the pole vault with a personal record of 5 feet 6 inches.
In the 200 meter, with a season record for 29.25 seconds, Myah Mosset placed third.
Sheyanne Busche finished with a season record of 6:19 to take fifth in the 1600 meter and BrookLynn Schwab took ninth with a personal record of 7:04.
Leighla Babb finished sixth in the 100 meter with a personal record of 14.35 seconds, and took ninth in the 800 meter with a season record of 3:39.
In the 400 meter, Emily Erhardt finished with a season record 1:09 to take seventh.
The team of Macee Smith, Lucy Pulver, Emily Erhardt, and Myah Mosset took first in the 4x200m relay and second in the 4x100m relay.
The team of Elliot Myklebust, Tokala Sage, Kennedy Michelsen, and Alyssa Lais finished third in both the 4x200m and 4x100m relays.
Sheyanne Busche, BrookLynn Schwab, Alyssa Lais, and Jenneva Ward placed fourth in the 4x400m relay.
Hazen boys pulled third at the meet in Washburn, taking 114 overall to narrowly surpass Garrison’s 111. Southern McLean took first with 139 and Central McLean claimed second with 119.
Bohdan Obenauer took sweeping wins in throwing events, earning first in the shot put, discus and javelin.
In the shot put, Ethan Richter took second with a personal record for 43 feet and 10 inches, Owen Thigpen took fourth, Carter Thigmen took eighth, and Weston Winkler took ninth.
In the discus, Davian Welch took fifth, Weston Winkler finished sixth, and Owen Thigpen finished eighth.
Two boys set new personal records in the javelin, Josh Kaelberer finishing fourth with a 113 feet 9 inches and Weston Winkler finishing seventh with 89 feet 10 inches.
Rylley Ziegler finished with a personal record 10 feet in the pole vault, earning him first place in the event.
In the high jump, Jaran Reinhardt finished third and Wyatt Grueneich finished sixth.
Jaran Reinhardt finished with a season record 52.32 seconds in the 400 meter, earning him a first place finish.
In the 100 meter, Kaison Kaylor took second with a season record 11.96 seconds, Mark Lora finished fifth, and Wyatt Grueneich finished tenth.
In the 200 meter, Jaran Reinhardt took fourth, Kaison Kaylor finished seventh with a season record of 24.29, and Mark Lora finished eighth with a personal record of 24.48.
The team of Josh Kaelberer, Reed Beyer, Ethan Schantz, and Rylley Ziegler finished fourth in the 4x200m.
In the 4x100m relay, the team of Jash Kaelberer, Reed Beyer, Ethan Schantz, and Josh Affolter finished sixth.
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