The Tigers hosted the Sub-Section 6A track and field championships Thursday at the University of Minnesota, Morris. The boys' team won the sub-section title, while the girls finished in fifth place of the nine teams competing.
Several Morris Area athletes qualified to advance to the Section 6A meet Thursday at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Individuals placing in the top five in each event will compete at the section meet, along with the first and second place relay teams.
Rachel Moser will be competing at the section meet in two events. She took first place in the pole vault with a height of 8 feet, six inches. Her second-place finish in the 100-meter dash, with a time of 13.20, was also a qualifying time.
Katia Vantries took third place in the discus with an 84-05. She also took third in the shot put with a 29-10. She will compete in both events Thursday.
The 4X400 relay team of Kelsey Loew, Tina Larson, Katie Huot, and April Morales placed third with a time of 4:20.48. These girls will be competing at the section meet because their time was in the top eight in the section.
The 4X800 relay team of Brooke Anderson, Esther Koehl, Kelly Mahoney, and Christine Schneider finished in third place with a time of 11:15.81.
The 4X200 relay of Huot, Larson, Loew, and Morales placed fourth with a time of 1:53.57.
Loew placed fifth in the long jump with a 13-03 and will compete at sections.
Tara Fehr finished fifth in the pole vault with a 6-6, good for section advancement.
Huot was sixth in the pole vault with a 6-0.
The 4X100 relay team of Brooke Anderson, Erica Domnick, Fehr, and Huot placed sixth with a time of 57.05.
Domnick was sixth in the high jump with a 4-04.
The Tiger girls finished the meet in fifth place with 52.50 points scored. Minnewaska Area won the sub-section title with 115.50 points. Sauk Centre finished in second place with 100 points. Clinton--Graceville-Beardsley/Chokio-Alberta was third with an 87 and Osakis was fourth with 84.
The other sub-section teams included Hancock in sixth place with 40, Ashby/Brandon-Evansville in seventh with 37, West Central Area in eighth with 30, and Wheaton/Herman-Norcross in ninth with 12.
The 4X200 relay team of Lincoln Arnold, Cory Nohl, Taylor Nohl, and Matt Wulf placed first with a time of 1:34.20.
The four boys also won the 4X400 relay with a time of 3:33.63. Both of these finishes were below the section qualifying times.
The 4X100 relay team of Geoff Brustuen, Tyler Roske, and Cory Nohl, and Steve Sarlette placed first with a time of 46.86.
Taylor Nohl took first place in the 400-meter dash with a time of 51.31 to qualify for the section meet.
Cody Cannon took first place in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 44.09.
Jackson Henrich took first place in the discus with a throw of 142-01, a section -qualifying distance.
Stefan Lemke took first place in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:00.94.
Josh Love took first place with a section-qualifying distance of 44-11 in the shot put.
Lemke finished second in the 3200-meter run with a time of 10:42.55.
Arnold took second place in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.46, less than the section qualifying time.
Ben Ehlers finished second in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:11.61.
Jackson Henrich took second place in the triple jump with a 38-05.
Cody Cannon was third in the triple jump with a 36-08.
Tristan Michealson took third place in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 18.94.
Cannon placed third in the pole vault with an 10-6.
Henrich took third in the shot put with a toss of 41-10.
Nathan Fangmeier took fourth in the high jump with a 5-00.
Wulf was fifth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 54.37.
Connor Metzger took fifth place in the pole vault with a 7-0.
Conor Arnold took fifth in the shot put with a throw of 39-06.
Other results from Thursday did not qualify for the section meet, but did place in the top six.
The 4X800 relay team of Ehlers, Cody Kill, Cannon, and Nathan Fangmeier took third with a time of 9:19.14.
Sarlette took sixth place in both the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.03 and the 200 with a time of 24.16.
As a team the Tigers won the meet with 154 points. West Central Area took second with 111 and Sauk Centre was third with 65. Minnewaska Area finished in fourth with 64 and C-G-B/C-A was fifth with 56.
Rounding out the scores were Osakis in sixth with 44, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross in seventh with 41, Ashby/Brandon-Evansville in eighth with 11, and Hancock in ninth with 10.