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Henry Gannon competed in both the 3200 and 110 hurdles last weekend in Choteau.

The Cut Bank Wolves returned to competition at the Choteau Acantha Invitational last weekend after a few weeks of cancellations and holidays. The Wolves placed third out of 24 teams behind Belt and Shelby.  Bauer Seewald led the Wolves with a win in the long jump and a pair of second place finishes in the high jump and triple jump. 

Seewald recorded a leap of 20’-01 in the long jump to outdistance teammate Skyler Peterson who finished second with a distance of 19’-10. Bauer also placed second in the triple jump with a distance of 41’-05 and he cleared 6’-02 in the high jump to finish second. The local senior also ran a leg on the Wolves’ 4x100 relay with Peterson, Jacob Hjartarson and Brant Seewald. 

Brant Seewald added a second place finish in the shot put with a personal best toss of 40’-11 along with a fifth place finish in the discus with a distance of 116-04.5 and he finished sixth in the 100 with a time of 11’.68. 

Hjartarson won the 800 with a time of 2:14.98 while Peterson placed fourth in the triple jump with a distance of 38’-10.5. 

Max Gannon placed fourth in the pole vault, clearing 9’-06. Jeremy Gallagher recorded sixth place finishes in both the discus and the javelin with throws of 114’-03 and 126’-11, respectively. Gallagher also finished seventh in the shot put with a toss of 38’-10. 

Rhett Michael also had a top ten finish as he finished eighth in the 3200 with a time of 14:07.74. Baily Harbison and Henry Gannon rounded out the top ten Wolves finishers with ninth place finishes in the 3200 and 110 hurdles. Harbison recorded a time of 14:23.11 in the 3200 while Gannon set a personal record of 19.71 in the hurdles. 

Non-placing marks for the Wolves in Choteau were: Derris Winchell – 100 13.8, pole vault 7’-06; Harbison – 800 2:43.14, 1600 6:19.71; Michael – 800 2:50.68, 1600 6:13.47, javelin 69’-03; Asher Embody – shot put 33’-11, discus 87’-06, javelin 90’-01; Alex LaPlant – shot put 30’-01.5, discus 79’-01, javelin 106’-03; Ron Grant – shot put 27’-11, discus 68-05.5, javelin – 88’-06; Shawn Presnell – shot put 28’-8.5, discus 86’-0.5, javelin 79’-04, long jump 10’-11.5; Peterson – high jump 5’-0.

“I am very happy with the performance of all of the kids today,” stated Coach Jared Berkram. “After losing a few weeks of the season due to weather, the kids came out and put together some very solid efforts.”

The Wolves will travel back to Choteau on Thursday for the Bulldog’s Twilight Meet and then head to Great Falls on Saturday for the Fairfield/Belt State Preview Meet where 37 teams are slated to participate.

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