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Bulldog boys win NKB invitational; girls place second The Bulldogs hosted their first varsity meet May 4. The weather started out nice but played a very active role by the end of the meet. Despite the ending, the five teams competed had a pretty nice day for most of the meet. The boys team racked up a total of 224 points to win. Clearbrook-Gonvick came in second with 116 and Nevis placed third with 101. Neither Cass Lake-Bena nor Chief Bug were able to score. The girls also had a good meet coming in second overall. Clearbrook-Gonvick won the meet with 162, NKB had 135, Nevis had 110 and Cass Lake had 38. Chief Bug was again not able to score. The 4x800m relays again set the tone for the meet. The Bulldogs had the only teams for the boys and girls. Running the event were Butch Strand, Keith Shaughnessy, Cody Rankin and Caleb Schneider for the boys, Danielle Nistler, Katey Lutz, Samantha Hendrickson and Kayla Olson for the girls. In the 110m hurdles, the Bulldog boys again had the only two entrants. Josh RedDay won the event by beating teammate Tyler Hughes to the finish line. The boys tallied three places in the 100m dash. Travis Olafson led the Bulldog sprinters with a second place finish (12.9) just milliseconds ahead of teammate Zeke Burtard (12.9) who finished third. Matthew Jedlicka took fifth only four tenths of a second back (13.3). The girls 4x200 was the next to place. Cathy Frenzel, Justine Frenzel, Nistler and Tonya Weidenborner combined to take third with a season best 2:03. The boys had two teams entered in the event. The team of Tristan Williams, Jedlicka, Burtard and Olafson sprinted to third place while the team of Eli Rahier, Hughes, Josh Scafe and RedDay combined to place fourth. In the 1600, the Bulldogs swept the top spots. Olson won the girls and Strand won the boys. Brandon Schmid added a second for the boys while Jacob Spears and Kelsie Murray both placed fourth. In the 4x100, both squads finished third. The boys second relay team of Cyril Weidenborner, Eli Rahier, Garrett Naughton and Joseph Nehl placed fourth. The girls team of C. Frenzel, Jenna Nestberg, J. Frenzel and Tonya Weidenborner ran a season best 61.8. The boys team of Williams, Hughes, Jedlicka and Olafson also ran a team best of 52.7. The boys and girls mirrored each other in the 400. Both teams took second through fourth place. Taking second were J. Frenzel (69.5) and Shaughnessy (57.5), third were Kallroos (74.8) and Rankin (62.6), and fourth went to Olafson (85.2) and Miguel Ocampa (68.3). The teams both had athletes place second in the 300 hurdles as well, Hendrickson for the girls and RedDay for the boys. In the 800, the Bulldogs swept first place. Lutz ran a 2:50 to win the girls while Schneider ran a personal best 2:13 to win the boys. Murray added a third for the girls and Spears took fourth for the boys. In the 200m dash, Weidenborner set the pace for the girls taking fourth with a 30.8. For the boys, Burtard led the way with a 25.7 taking second, Rankin came in third with 27.2 and Josh Scafe took fourth with a 27.9. In the 3200, Justine Frenzel captured firstplace with a 15:15 while Schmid took second for the boys (15:01) and Mark Frenzel took third (15:41). In the final running event of the day, the heavens opened up and the rains fell but the wind was so strong it was falling horizontally. Despite the weather, both the girls (Nistler, Jeanette Frenzel, Hendrickson and Olson) and the boys (Strand, Shaughnessy, Tyler Dobmeier and Schneider) took second. In the field events, the teams continued to be successful. Dobmeier won the long jump with a team best 16'9" and the high jump (5'4"). Cathy Frenzel took the top spot in the triple jump with a team best 28'8.5". Dobmeier added a second in the triple jump (32'3") and Burtard was second in the long jump (15'9"). Shaughnessy also jumped 5'4" in the high jump and took second based on misses. Williams added a fourth in the triple jump with a 31' 3". Rankin added a fifth in the long jump (14'9") while Schneider was fifth in the triple jump (30'). Nistler leapt to fourth in the long jump (11'11.5") and Lutz was fourth in the high jump at 4'6". Kallroos took sixth in the long jump (10'7") and Olson was fifth in the high (4'2"). The throwers also placed well. Carrie Carrigan took second in the shot with 26'2.5" and Lynn Masimo took fifth with 20'11.5". Masimo also took fourth in the discus with 57'1". For the boys, Scott Pierson posted two third place finishes in the throws. He had a shot put of 31'3" and a personal and team best 106' in the discus. Team Scores: Boys: NKB 224; Clearbrook-Gonvick 116; Nevis 101; Bug School 0; Cass Lake-Bena 0. Girls: Clearbrook-Gonvick 162; NKB 135; Nevis 110; Cass Lake-Bena 38; Bug School 0. Bulldog JV Boys win second straight meet The NKB boys junior varsity track members again performed extremely well again as they hosted four other schools on May 6. The weather was cool and cloudy but the boys remained red hot as they won the A division of the meet by an all around solid effort placing first in 12 of the 15 events. Eli Rahier was the only participant in the B division and he took second as a team. Two of the freshman took first in all four of their events. Caleb Schneider won the 1600m in 5:02, the 800 in 2:20 and the discus with 96'11". He also ran on the first place 4x400 m relay. Keith Shaughnessy won the 400 m in 57.3, the 200 in 26.0 and the high jump with 5'6". He also ran on the 4x400m relay. Tristan Willams also performed well in his four events. Williams started the first place 4x200m relay, and ran on the 4x400. In the jumping events he took second in the triple jump with 31'11.5" and third in the long jump with 14'11". Dobmeier dominated the hurdle events winning both the 110m hurdles (18.7 sec.) and the 300m hurdles (50.1 sec.). He also placed second in the high jump (5'2") and fourth in the triple jump (30'5.5"). Olafson sprinted very well winning the 100m dash (12.5 sec.) and anchored the winning 4x200. He had an exceptional anchor leg of the 4x100 as well. Olafson ran an 11.8, but could not quite catch the Walker runner finishing in second. Seventh grader Cody Rankin ran up on the A division for the day and ended up placing all four of his events as well. Rankin ran on both the 4x200 m relay and the 4x400m relay. He also placed third in the 400m with a personal best 61.4 sec. and took sixth in the long jump with a 13'10". Matthew Jedlicka took home a first, second and third for the day. He placed first in the 4x200, second in the 4x100, and took home third in the 100m dash with a 12.9 second run. Garrett Naughton also tallied a blue ribbon by winning the shot put with a 31'3" effort. He then added a fourth place in discus (71'1.5") and a fifth in the 200 with 29.28. Cyril Weidenborner also turned in a very solid performace with a second in the 4x100, third in both the shot put (26'10") and discus (87'11"). He then took sixth in the 200 with a 29.64 second run. Brandon Schmid placed in both the 1600m run (fifth with 5:53) and third in the 300 m hurdles (54.22). Andre Bell completed the scoring with a second in the 4x100m relay. For the B division, Rahier won both the 100m dash (14.1) and the 200 m (29.6). He also took third in the long jump with 10'5". Team Results: A Division: NKB 198; WHA 159; Bigfork 44; Clearbrook-Gonvick 38; Cass Lake-Bena 0; B Divison: Bigfork 44; NKB 26; WHA 22; Clearbrook-Gonvick 18; Cass Lake-Bena 10. NKB JV girls place well at home The girls hosted their final home junior varsity meet for the year as five teams travelled to Northome to compete. The home team competed very well and ended up second in the A division and fourth in the B division. Jenna Nestberg and Teresa Weidenborner started the scoring for the Bulldogs in the 100 m. Nestberg ran a 15.8 second time to take third while Weidenborner ran a 16.2 for second. The 4x200 relay team of Tanyssa Olafson, Nestberg, Carrie Carrigan and Weidenborner sprinted to a third place finish in a time of 2:19.3. In the 1600, the Bulldogs placed all three athletes. Katey Lutz won the A division race in 6:25 while Justine Frenzel took third with 7:56.0. Teammate Kelsie Murray took third in the B division with a 7:56.1. Seventh grader Jeanette Frenzel stepped up and won the A division 400m with a 70.5. Lutz followed that win with her second win of the day. In the 800, Lutz ran a 2:49 while Murray took third with a 3:32.2. Weidenborner sprinted to her second place of the day in the 200m. She ran the half lap in 33.6 seconds and finished in sixth place. In the final running event of the day, the 4x400 team of Justine Frenzel, Olafson, Jeanette Frenzel and Lutz ran the most exciting race of the day. After falling behind early, the Bulldogs battled all the way back to draw even with the Clearbrook team but could not get past. The Bears won the race by less than a second. In the field events, Carrigan led the way with a firstin the shot put with a 32'10" heave. She then took fourth in the discus with a 53'4" effort. Lutz took second in the high jump with a 4'2" effort. Team Results: A Division: Clearbrook-Gonvick 163; NKB 72; WHA 46; Cass Lake-Bena 42; Bigfork 39; Bug School 0. B Division: WHA 124; Clearbrook-Gonvick 76; Cass Lake-Bena 63; NKB 20; Bigfork 14; Bug School 3.

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