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Dickinson State women win first-ever conference championship

BROOKINGS, S.D. -- As the Dickinson State women's track and field team collected its first-ever North Star indoor track and field championship, senior Paitton Herbst was awarded the women's indoor track athlete of the meet. She also received the ...

BROOKINGS, S.D. - As the Dickinson State women’s track and field team collected its first-ever North Star indoor track and field championship, senior Paitton Herbst was awarded the women’s indoor track athlete of the meet. She also received the champion of character award on Saturday, Feb. 16, from the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.

Meanwhile, head coach Shayne Wittkopp was named women’s coach of the year.

Herbst finished first in both the 600- and 800-meter runs. Also picking up a title for the women were Taylor Ludwig in the 400, sophomore Mackenzie Grubbs in the 60-meter hurdles, and junior Kadara Marshall in the triple jump.

The men’s team finished second overall behind Dakota State while two Blue Hawks picked up individual victories.

In the 60-meter dash, senior Cain Boschee won with a time of 6.93 seconds, while Zander Hoyt won pole vault.

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Men: 1, Dakota State 194. 2, Dickinson State 144. 3, Valley City State 108. 4, Waldorf 72. 5, Viterbo 30.60: 1, Cain Boschee, DSU, 6.93. 2, Walker Olivier, DaSU, 6.96. 6, Cleet Wrzesinski, DSU, 7.18. 11, Ethan Cleveland, DSU, 7.48. 12, Alec Lovegren, DSU, 7.49.200: 1, Joshua Snook, DaSU, 22.02. 3, Boschee, DSU, 22.35. 6, Wrzesinski, DSU, 22.95. 12, Cleveland, DSU, 24.06.400: 1, Snook, DaSU, 48.62. 4, Trace Jones, DSU, 51.54. 5, Dakota Mansfield, DSU, 51.74. 8, Tyler Burk, DSU, 53.67. 10, Jaden Dolechek, DSU, 55.94.600: 1, Menkeh Mendin, VCSU, 1:21.61. 3, Tymer Goss, DSU, 1:23.23. 4, Mansfield, DSU, 1:23.81. 6, Jones, DSU, 1:24.04. 7, Ramirez, DSU, 1:24.84.800: 1, Alex Derr, DaSU, 2:00.02. 3, Ramirez, DSU, 2:02.89. 4, Goss, DSU, 2:04.16. 1 mile: 1, Dylan Olson, VCSU, 4:32.2. 4, Daniel Aguirre, DSU, 4:45.71.3,000: 1, Braden Curnow, DaSU, 8:55.38. 5, Hunter Flynn, DSU, 9:29.26. 7, Ernest Franssen III, DSU, 9:33.11. 10, Tristen Guillot, DSU, 9:37.61.5,000: 1, Curnow, DaSU, 15:21.37. 5, Flynn, DSU, 16:27.5.8, Franssen, DSU, 16:58.34. 10, Nester Vazquez, DSU, 18:25.91.60 hurdles: 1, Olivier, DaSU, 8.32. 2, Wrzesinski, DSU, 8.45. 7, Burk, DSU, 9.28.1,600 relay: 1, Dakota State 3:22.05. 2, Dickinson State 3:25.94. 3,200 relay: 1, Valley City State 8:23.91. 3, Dickinson State 8:34.72.High jump: 1, Cameron Newsome, W, 2:04m. 7, Jared Steinbeiser, DSU, 1.69m.Pole vault: 1, Zander Hoyt, DSU, 4.6m. 2, Anton Hejna, DaSU, 4.15m. 3, Tommy Sease, DSU, 4m. 5, Haakon Frederickson, DSU, 3.85m.Long jump: 1, Justin Moore, V, 7.03m. 2, Wrzesinski, DSU, 6.98m. 4, Tyler Quilling, DSU, 6.53. 6, Hoyt, DSU, 6.2m. 8, Caleb Petross, DSU, 6.07m.Triple jump: 1, Quilling, DSY, 14.31m. 2, Casey Engelhard, VCSU, 13.51m. 4, Petross, DSU, 12.35m. 5, Kyle Nash, DSU, 12.12m.Shot put: 1, Tyler Lems, DaSU, 14.95m. 4, Blade Miller, DSU, 13.373m. 5, Jeff Fisher, DSU, 13.44m.Weight throw: 1, Garret Roemmich, VCSU, 15.38m. 7, Fisher, DSU, 13.59m. Women: 1, Dickinson State 184. 2, Waldorf 105. 3, Dakota State 102. 4, Viterbo 89. 5, Valley City State 74.60: 1, Ashley Caswell, V, 7.78. 3, Megan Erickson, DSU, 7.82. 8, Shelbi McGee, DSU, 8.61.200: 1, Caswell, V, 25.74. 5, Erickson, 26.66. 6, Mackenzie Grubbs, DSU, 27.09.400: 1, Taylor Ludwig, DSU, 1:00.8. 2, Gabriella Czech, V, 1:01.58. 9, Grace Edeen, DSU, 1:05.04. 600: 1, Paitton Herbst, DSU, 1:37.74. 2, Kirsten Paetow, DaSU, 1:41.39. 5, Lisa Townsend, DSU, 1:45.71.800: 1, Herbst, DSU, 2:27.63. 2, Allysa Weitkum, VCSU, 2:28.68. 4, Bailey Smith, DSU, 2:32.44. 5, Townsend, 2:34.68.1 mile: 1, Weitkum, VCSU, 5:34.96. 2, Emily Kuehn, DSU, 5:35.85. 3, Smith, DSU, 5:36.23. 4, Herbst, DSU, 5:46.89.3,000: 1, Jacia Christiansen, DaSU, 11:24.91. 2, Jacey Wilson, DSU, 11:28.57. 5, Kuehn, DSU, 11:45.27. 8, Brittney Grove, DSU, 11:59.51.5,000: 1, Grace Miller, VCSU, 19:09.58. 3, Wilson, DSU, 19:31.99. 5, Grove, DSU, 20:13.3.60 hurdles: 1, Grubbs, DSU, 9.45. 2, Hayleight Solano, W, 10.06. 3, Lexee Craig, DSU, 10.14. 5, Tia Halock, DSU, 11.121,600 relay: 1, Dickinson State 4:09.83. 2, Dakota State 4:10.36.3,200 relay: 1, Viterbo 11:04.84. 4, Dickinson State 11:44.41. High jump: 1, Charlene Garcia, W, 1.52m. 2, Zoee Boschee, DSU, 1.37m. 2, Alyssa Wisher, DSU, 1.37m. 6, Edeen, DSU, 1.27m. 6, Morgan Miller, DSU, 1.27m.Pole vault: 1, Craig, DSU, 3.27m. 2, Hannah Coleman, V, 3.12m. 3, Jade Derby, DSU, 3.12.Long jump: 1, Lindsey Martin, V, 5.14m. 4, Kadara Marshall, DSU, 4.79m. 7, Boschee, DSU, 4.48m. 10, Tia Halock, DSU, 3.83m.Triple jump: 1, Marshall, DSU, 10.64m. 2, Camara Green, W, 10.38m. Shot put: 1, Traia Hubbard, DaSU, 12.54m. 2, Macradee Miller, DSU, 11.72m. 3, Mailani Thomas, DSU, 11.52m. 7, Savannah Walker, DSU, 11.01m. 9, Tarissa Phipps, DSU, 10.24m.Weight throw: 1, Jobi McCreary, DaSU, 15.34m. 5, Thomas, DSU, 14.13m. 7, Walker, DSU, 13.10m.12, Miller, DSU, 11.02m. 13, Phipps, DSU, 10.79m.

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