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Thirteen Blue Hawks earn top-three finishes in season opener

SPEARFISH, S.D. -- In their opening meet of the outdoor track and field season, 13 Dickinson State athletes finished in the top three of their respective events at the Yellow Jacket Spring Open.

SPEARFISH, S.D. - In their opening meet of the outdoor track and field season, 13 Dickinson State athletes finished in the top three of their respective events at the Yellow Jacket Spring Open.

For the men, senior Tyler Quilling earned the only Blue Hawk victory of the day, with a triple jump mark of 13.36 meters on Saturday, March 23, at the Lyle Hare Stadium.

Sophomore Cleet Wrzesinski finished second in the 110-meter hurdles, as sophomores Blade Miller and Hoyt Zander took second in the discus and pole vault. Also competing in the pole vault, senior Haakon Frederickson finished third with a height of 3.97 meters.

Sophomore Tyler Burk clocked in at 1:01.31 in the 400 hurdles, good for third, while Hunter Flynn placed third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Also earning a third-place finish was Caleb Petross in the long jump.

As for the women, three came away with second-place finishes: sophomore Alyssa Wisher in the javelin with a throw of 38.48 meters, sophomore Taylor Ludwig in the 400, and sophomore Makenzie Grubbs in the 100-meter hurdles.

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Meanwhile, freshman Macradee Miller placed third in the shot put with a heave of 11.66 meters, as senior Shelby McGee took third in the 200.

Results SaturdayMen100: 1, Daniel Daffinrud, Mi, 11. 200: 1, Brodie Roden, CH, 22.21400: 1, Jonathan Murray, SDM, 49.04. 8, Trace Jones, DSU, 51.87. 11, Dakota Mansfield, DSU, 52.71. 12, Daniel Ramirez, DSU, 52.73. 14, Jaden Dolechek, DSU, 55.51. 15, Ethan Cleveland, DSU, 55.83. 800: 1, Andres Ferris, SDM, 1:55.69. 1,500: 1, Jordan Theisen, BHS, 4:01.8. 5,000: 1, Jackson Duffey, RMC, 15:36.82. 24, Nestor Vazquez, DSU, 17:57.01.110 hurdles: 1, Seth Kovar, BHS, 15.14. 2, Cleet Wrzesinski, DSU, 15.53.400 hurdles: 1, Marcus Ruhrer, CH, 58.16. 3, Tyler Burk, DSU, 1:01.31. Steeplechase: 1, Jake Iverson, BHS, 9:39.58. 3, Hunter Flynn, DSU, 10:22.65.400 relay: 1, SD Mines 42.53.1,600 relay: 1, SD Mines, 3:20.76. 3, Dickinson State (Jones, Wrzesinski, Ramirez, Mansfield), 3:30.2.High jump: 1, Isaiah Girard, MSUB, 2.06m. 9, Jared Steinbeiser, DSU, 1.81m. Pole vault: 1, Casey Skillingstad, SDM, 4.57m. 2, Hoyt Zander, DSU, 4.42m. 3, Haakon Frederickson, DSU, 3.97m.Long jump: 1, Daren Nissen, SDM, 6.54m. 3, Caleb Petross, DSU, 6.43m. 5, Tyler Quilling, DSU, 6.31m. Triple jump: 1, Quilling, DSU, 13.36m. 2, Ty Stanton, MSUB, 13.22m. 6, Petross, DSU, 12.86m. 10, Steinbeiser, DSU, 12.11m.Shot put: 1, Brady Ostermiller, MSUB, 14.7m. 4, Blade Miller, DSU, 13.39m. 5, Jeff Fisher, DSU, 13.24m. 13, Wrzesinski, DSU, 9.53m. Discus: 1, Forrest Cross, Un. 43.24m. 2, Miller, DSU, 40.79m. 4, Fisher, DSU, 38.3m. Javelin: 1, Beau Ackerman, Un. 59.5m. 4, Zander, DSU, 47.7m.Hammer throw: 1, Westley Siebdrath, SDM, 51.11m. Women100: 1, Breanne Fuller, BHS, 12.7.200: 1, Breanne Fuller, BHS, 26.29. 3, Shelbi McGee, DSU, 27.27. 6, Megan Erickson, DSU, 27.99. 9, Mackenzie Grubbs, DSU , 27.99. 10, Grace Edeen, DSU, 28.23.400: 1, Christina Frick, CH, 1:00.89. 2, Taylor Ludwig, DSU, 1:01.21. 4, Erickson, DSU, 1:05.82. 6, Edeen, DSU, 1:06.95. 9, Morgan Miller, DSU, 1:10.68.800: 1, Cailey Roth, BHS, 2:18.49.1,500: 1, Erica Dykstra, BHS, 4:58.79. 10, Emily Kuehn, DSU, 5:17.3. 14, Bailey Smith, DSU, 5:25.31. 19, Julia Falcon, DSU, 5:48.32.5,000: 1, Nicole Davis, BHS, 18:27.17.100 hurdles: 1, Katie Campbell, BHS, 16.17. 2, Grubbs, DSU, 16.3. 6, Zoee Boschee, DSU, 18.3. 7, Tia Halock, DSU, 20.36.400 hurdles: 1, Celeste Cardona, CH, 1:08.54. Steeplechase: 1, Alyse Henry, CH, 11:30.32.400 relay: 1, SD Mines, 42.53.1,600 relay: 1, Black Hills State, 4:12.33. 3, Dickinson State (Erickson, Grubbs, Ludwig, McGee), 4:25.63. 4, Dickinson State B (Smith, Lisa Townsend, Kuehn, Edeen), 4:33.73.High jump: 1, Michelle Johnson, Un., 1.63m. 6, Boschee, DSU, 1.43m. 8, Alyssa Wisher, DSU, 1.33m.Pole vault: 1, Erica Keeble, SDM, 3.75m. 4, Jade Derby, DSU, 3.15m. 5, Lacey Waid, DSU, 3m.Long jump: 1, Brenna Beckett, MSUB, 4.85m. 6, Kadara Marshall, DSU, 4.43m.Triple jump: 1, Michelle Carbajal, Ch, 10.89m. 4, Marshall, DSU, 10.27m. Shot put: 1, Kyla Sawvell, BHS, 12.47m. 3, Macradee Miller, DSU, 11.66m. 5, Tarissa Phipps, DSU, 11.2m. 7, Savanna Walker, DSU, 10.81m. Discus: 1, Sawvell, BHS, 42.09m. 8, Walker, DSU, 33.14m. 11, Phipps, DSU, 30.28m. 12, Miller, DSU, 29.45m. Javelin: 1, Alexandra Richards, BHS, 39.47m. 2, Wisher, DSU, 38.48m. 6, Halock, DSU, 27.81m. Hammer throw: 1, Sawvell, BHS, 46.05m.

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