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Brant Seewald powers his way to the finish line in Great Falls last Saturday.

The Cut Bank Wolves had a pair of top five finishes last week as they placed fifth in the Choteau Twilight Meet on Thursday and fourth at the Fairfield/Belt State Preview Meet on Saturday. Bauer Seewald and Jacob Hjartarson both topped the podium last week to lead the local squad. 

Thursday in Choteau the Wolves were led by Hjartarson’s first place finish in the 800 as the junior set a season record of 2:10.61. Bauer Seewald also claimed a first place finish with a leap of 20’-04 in the long jump. 

Brant Seewald had a busy and successful day for the Wolves as he placed second in both the discus and the 100, setting personal records in both while also placing third in the shot put. Seewald had a time of 11.47 in the 100, a toss of 131’-03 in the discus and a distance of 39’-10.5 in the shot put. 

Skyler Peterson finished second in the long jump with a distance of 19’-10.5 and sixth in the high jump, clearing 5’-04. 

Jeremy Gallagher finished in the top ten in three events, placing fourth in the shot put (39’-01.5), sixth in the javelin (125’-05) and eighth in the discus (113’-09). Max Gannon cleared 9-06 in the pole vault to place sixth while also earning a top ten finish, and personal best 12:47.12 in the 3200.  

Non-placing marks for the Wolves included: Braeden Benjamin – 100 13.1, discus 61’-05, pole vault 9’-0; Derris Winchell – 100 13.59, pole vault 8’-0; Henry Gannon – 400 1:00.04; Rhett Michael – 1600 6:12.99, 3200 13:51.77, javelin 65’-01; Baily Harbison – 1600 6:14.51, 3200 14:12.41; Dayne Barbie – shot put 37’-06.5, discus 110’-10, javelin 106’-0; Asher Embody – shot put 33’-05, discus 85’-06, javelin 110’-06; Alex LaPlant – shot put 33’-0, discus 81’-10, javelin 109’-05; Brad Hjartarson – shot put 31’-06.5, discus 88’-04, javelin 77’-0; Shawn Presnell – shot put 29’-08.5, discus 80’-09, javelin 84’-09; Ron Grant – shot put 26’-10.5, discus 88’-0, javelin 93’-02; Hayden Hedges long jump 11’-06.5. 

Saturday in Great Falls the Wolves were led by Bauer Seewald, who placed first in the long jump and second in the high jump and triple jump. The local senior set personal records in the long jump with a leap of 20’-10 and the triple jump with a distance of 42’-10. Seewald also cleared 6’-0 in the high jump. 

Peterson set a personal best in both the long jump (20’-06) and triple jump (41’-03.5) where he placed second and fourth, respectively. Peterson also cleared 5’-06 in the high jump to finish eighth. 

Jacob Hjartarson placed fifth in the 800 with a time of 2:11.71 while Max Gannon set a personal record of 10’-06 in the pole vault where he finished eighth. 

Brant Seewald had a pair of top ten finishes as he placed eighth in the discus (127’-0) and tenth in the 100 (12.04). 

Non-placing marks for the Wolves included: Bauer Seewald – 100 12.12; Benjamin – 100 13.85, pole vault 9’-0; Brant Seewald – 200 24.57, shot put 38’-09; Harbison – 800 2:40.53, 3200 13:43.66; Gannon – 1600 6:03.95, 3200 13:39.27; Michael – 1600 6:06.94, 3200 13:21.49; Grant – 3200 15:03.33, javelin 91’-03; Gallagher – shot put 39’-08.5, discus 112’-06, javelin 129’-08; Barbie – shot put 38’-06, discus 121’-0, javelin 92’-02; Brad Hjartarson – shot put 33’-01.5; Embody – shot put 32’-09.5, javelin 113’-02; LaPlant - discus 78’-11, javelin 111’-03; Hedges long jump 11’-07. 

The Wolves were at the Cascade Top 8 Meet in Great Falls on Tuesday and will be competing at the Archie Roe in Kalispell on Saturday.

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