Saturday, January 20, 2018

11 Cougars headed to state

Eleven Columbus High School Cougars are headed to the state Class B track and field meet this Thursday through Saturday in Kalispell.
Weston Wagner will compete in both the shot put and discus, Noah Daniels in the long jump, Jack Gray in the high jump and Michael Jacobson in the 110 high hurdles. Kyla Rouane qualified in both the pole vault and high jump, Kenedy Wiggs in the pole vault and Camyrn Ault in the pole vault.
Also making the trip will be the boys’ 400 relay of Preston Fink, Gray, Ryan Koski and Daniels, as well as the 1600 relay of Padon Little, Daniels, Jacobson and Gray. Randal Davis is going as an alternate on the 1600 relay.
Columbus Track Coach Judy Martin explains that this year, Class B schools went to qualifying standards which allows althletes to advance to state by hitting specific marks, or placing in the top eight at the divisional meet. Daniels, Wagner and Rouane advanced to the state by hitting those qualifying standards.

Southern B Divisional at the Laurel High School Sports Complex
from montanatrack.com

BOYS
TEAM SCORES: 1. Manhattan 158, 2. Jefferson 63.2, 2. Huntley Project 63.2, 4. Townsend 47, 5. Baker 32, 6. Colstrip (Cls) 29.2, 7. Forsyth 24, 8. Whitehall 20.2, 9. Red Lodge 20, 10. Big Timber 19.2, 11. Shepherd 16, 12. Columbus (Col) 12, 13. Joliet 11, 14. St. Labre 6, 14. Three Forks 6.
•High jump: Cole McCloud, Man, 5-10; Jack Gray, Col, 5-8; Dallas Mack, HP, 5-8; Destan Miller, BT, 5-8; Garrett Briggs, Whi, 5-8; Jake Flynn, Whi, 5-6; Cody Hathaway, BT, 5-6; Blake Schye, Cls, 5-6; Quincy Wittman, HP, 5-6; Josh Eckman, Jef, 5-6.
•Pole vault: Quincy Wittman, HP, 13-0; Shondel Connerton, Man, 12-6; Conner Cross, 11-6; John Jacobsen, RL, 11-6; Devin Maves, For, 11-6; Vinny Sobiech, RL, 11-0.
•Shot put: Alec Nehring, Man, 55-7 1/2; Tanner Miller, HP, 48-9 1/2; Chase Barta, Man, 46-8 1/2; Weston Wagner, Col, 46-1 1/3; Trase LeTexier, Jef, 43-5 1/4; Matt Packer, Bak, 43-5.
GIRLS
Team scores: 1. Manhattan 110, 2. Townsend 82, 3. Roundup 50, 4. Joliet 44, 5. Baker 40, 6. Forsyth 37, 7. Colstrip (Cls) 31.5, 8. Red Lodge 28, 9. Jefferson 27.5, 10. Three Forks 26, 11. Columbus (Col)
•Pole vault: Kyla Rouane, Col, 9-0; Heidi Cranford, HP, 8-6; Kacey Bertolino, Jol, 8-0; Camryn Ault, Col, 8-0; Kenedy Wiggs, Col, 8-0; Kelsey Seleg, For, 8-0.