ST. CLOUD - State participants Kaari Jensen and Kayla Kapsner won events as the Pierz Pioneers girls' track and field team tied for second place in the Central Minnesota Conference indoor meet Friday at St. Cloud State University.
Jensen won the 60-meter hurdles and Kapsner the high jump.
In the boys' meet, Pierz's Jake Nelson was runner-up in the 60 and 200 dashes and Caleb Janson was second in the 1600 and 3200 runs. The Pioneers were also second in the 4x200 relay and in the meet.
Boys' team scores: 1-Holdingford 116, 2-Pierz 104.5, 3-Eden Valley-Watkins 91, 4-Howard Lake-Waverly 80, 5-St. John's Prep 67, 6-Maple Lake 55, 7-Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 49.5, 8-Rockford 39
60 hurdles: 5-Shane Gall (Prz) 9.91
60 dash: 2-Jake Nelson (Prz) 7.31
4x800 relay: 3-Pierz (Louie Wimmer, Kevin Groves, Nathan Welle, Tanner Tetrick) 10:00.1
1600 run: 2-Caleb Janson (Prz) 4:51.6
4x200 relay: 2-Pierz (Jake Nelson, Kyle Bednar, Shane Gall, Shane Smallfield) 1:42.4
400 dash: 6-Aaron Schmidtbauer (Prz) 57.2
800 run: 4-Wimmer 2:00.20, 5-Ben Welle 2:00.23
200 dash: 2-Jake Nelson (Prz) 25.1
4x100 relay: 5-Pierz (Austin Marshall, Cody Robinson, Sean Huls, Kyle Bednar) 50.68
3200 run: 2-Caleb Janson 11:41.4
4x400 relay: 6-Pierz (Ryan Gall, Ben Welle, Tetrick, Smallfield) 4:01.9
Shot put: 5-Smallfield 37-9
Long jump: 4-Bednar 18-5
Triple jump: 6-Ryan Gall 37-3
High jump: 6-Shane Gall 5-4
Pole vault: 3-Shane Gall 10-0
Girls' team scores: 1-EVW 115, 2-Pierz and Holdingford 114, 4-Maple Lake 84, 5-St. John's Prep 81.5, 6-Rockford 31.5, 7-BBE 29, 8-Howard Lake-Waverly 27
4x800 relay: 2-Pierz (Cassie Seppelt, Jenna Andres, Abby Cyr, Mary Zahrones) 11:29.5
60 hurdles: 1-Kaari Jensen (Prz) 9.9
60 dash: 4-Jensen 8.51, 5-Kayla Kapsner (Prz) 8.6
1600 run: 2-Sonya Theis (Prz) 6:28.9
4x100 relay: 2-Pierz (Bailey East, Kelsey Schlichting, Rochelle Langer, Kayla Kapsner) 56.0
800 run: 4-Seppelt 2:00.48
200 dash: 5-Jensen 29.3, 6-East 30.4
3200 run: 2-Zahrones 14:00.8
4x400 relay: 6-Pierz (Amber Popp, Seppelt, Theis, Schlichting) 4:55.8
Shot put: 7-Alyssa Virnig (Prz) 28-9
Long jump: 3-Jensen 15-8
Triple jump: 2-Langer 32-3
High jump: 1-Kayla Kapsner (Prz) 5-2, 3-Amber Preimesberger (Prz) 4-8
Pole vault: 2-Tracie Stangl (Prz) 7-6
Next: Pierz at Sartell Invite 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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