The Shelby Coyotes traveled to Cut Bank to open the 2022 track season. The Coyotes had a partial team due to practice requirements and other spring activities.
Rhett Reynolds captured the high jump title with a leap of 6’2”, which also qualifies him for the State Meet. The boys 4x400 relay team won in an exciting race against Browning with a time of 3:52.39, Browning recorded a time of 3:52.42. The relay team consisted of Randon Richman, Kolby Lohr, Matteo Padroni, and Reynolds. Richman placed second in the 100 with a time of 12.23. Lohr placed second in the 200 with a time of 25:12. Parker Parsons placed second in the 110 hurdles with a time of 27:26, and sixth in the 300 hurdles with a time of 102.18. Reynolds also placed fourth in the 400 with a time of 58.87. Ivan Wickum placed sixth in the mile with a time of 5:42.7. Placing in the discus was Garrett Hansen fourth with a throw of 88’4”, and Brendan Clark placed fifth with a throw of 87’6.5”. Padroni placed sixth in the high jump clearing 5’2”. Kyle McDermott cleared 8’3” in the Pole vault to claim for a fifth-place finish. Richman grabbed fifth in the long jump with a leap of 17’3”.
Aisha Munson the lone girl competing for the Coyotes this week, placed fourth in the mile with a time of 7:47.04.
The Coyotes’ Paolo Manda, Ethan Finch, Tanner Deeble, Clark Emmett, Kobe Hooker, James Knickerbocker, Hayden Schilling, and Caiden Moench participated, but did not finish in the top six.
Coach Brennan Hayes commented, “This was a good first meet, to see where we are at and we can work on making improvements. Everyone had a good meet, and many of the kids just missed out on placing. I look forward to seeing the growth of the kids as the year continues.”
Shelby will be in Billings next weekend and are excited to see the level of competition in a different part of the state.
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