Miners open in Minot

Beulah girls second, boys fifth at first meet

Beulah girls kicked off their 2023 track and field season with a second place win in Minot this weekend, where Miner boys earned fifth.

The Miners traveled to Minot Friday for the CNDC Indoor meet at the Minot State Dome.

Beulah girls tallied 92 points total, placing second as a team. Rugby came out on top with 129 points.

Miner ladies made a home in the top three for nearly all their events at the meet, with top showings coming in pole vault and triple jump.

Laisha Martens took first in the pole vault finals, just ahead of teammate Hannah McGraw who placed fourth.

Jenna Koppelsloen placed first in triple jump, with Addison Schepp fourth.

Koppelsloen also found success in the hurdles, placing second in the 55 meter event. Addison Schepp took seventh and Laisha Martens placed 12th.

In relays, a team of Taryn Askim, Aisha Zaffino, Paige Hetzler and Jenna Koppelsloen took second place in the 4×160 finals. A team of Reegan Ahlschlager, Laisha Martens, Deija Sanders and Addison Schepp finished ninth in the event.

For the 4×400 relay, Braelyn Hottman, Harys Beauchamp, Alexis Huntimer and Hannah McGraw took third.

Brooklyn Tuhy placed second in shot put finals, with Kloey Arndt fourth.

In the 55 meter dash, Paige Hetzler earned third and Aisha Zaffino placed 10th.

Jenna Koppelsloen placed second in the 200 meter event, with Paige Hetzler ninth.

Alexis Huntimer took third in the 1600 meter, with Braelyn Hottman 10th.


Beulah boys earned fifth at the meet, tallying 50 points total. Rugby was first with 134, Benson County second with 84, Southern McLean third with 56.5 and New Rockford- Sheyenne fourth with 52.75.

Jack Koppelsloen led the way with a first place finish in the 400 meter finals.

Logan Neuberger placed second in the varsity 1600 meter.

In high jump, Simon Buchfinck took third and Lucas Weidner placed ninth.

Jack Koppelsloen took third in the 55 meter hurdles, with teammate Buchfinck taking 10th and Adakin Backus 11th.

Koppelsloen also took third in the 200 meter.

Logan Neuberger placed third in the 800 meter finals.

In the 4×160 relay, a team of Simon Buchfinck, Logan Waller, Shane Schmidt and Jack Koppelsloen took seventh.

A team of Charles Elmore, Hudson Scheurer, Owen Ziman and Benny Schirado placed sixth in the 4×800 relay.

Simon Buchfinck took seventh in shot put.

McCoy Mohl earned eighth in the triple jump.

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