Two M-8 champs for C-I girls track

Both Cambridge-Isanti track & field squads placed 4th at the Mississippi 8 Championships which had to be spread over two days due to the wet conditions on May 21.

The Buffalo boys defended its M-8 championship, while the St. Michael-Albertville girls overcame multi-season champ Monticello in their half of the meet. The C-I boys were the 2013 M-8 Academic champions.

The Bluejacket girls’ work was highlighted with two conference champions. Senior Kylie Baas cleared 5-02 to win the high jump, and sophomore Anna Nelson hit 9-06 to take 1st in the pole vault.

Also earning All-M8 for the Jacket girls were: Lily Porta in the triple jump (2nd, 33-02), Allison Krueger in the discus (2nd, 95-03), and Paige Muehlhauser in the 400 (2nd, 1:02.2).

Darren DeBaere led the C-I boys by taking 2nd in the shot put at 39-0. Adding All-Conference honors for the team were: Bryant Nelson in the pole vault (3rd, 12-0), and the 4×400 relay of Dan Kropidlowski, Travis Holt, John Solberg & Justin Rud (2nd, 1:35.0). M-8 Honorable Mention goes to the 4th-6th place-winners.

Mississippi 8 Track & Field Finals

Boys: Buffalo 230, St. Michael-Alb. 167.5, Monticello 116, Cambridge-Isanti 73.5, Rogers 56, Big Lake 23.

Bluejacket placers: 100- J.Solberg 5th 11.6.  200- J.Solberg 6th 23.9.  400- D.Kropidlowski 4th 53.0. 110 hurdles- Gordon 6th 16.3; Johnson 7th 17.2; Crocker 8th 17.6.  4×100- (Callahan, Nowling, Thomas, Morin) 5th 48.1.  4×200- (Kropidlowski, Holt, Solberg, Rud) 2nd 1:35.0.  4×400- (Kropidlowski, Kuehn, Rud, Holt) 2nd 3:35.8.  4×800- (Banks, Codner, Marshall, Fosse) 5th 8:43.7.

High jump- Niebel 6th 5-08; Rud 7th 5-08; Coop 8th 5-06. Pole vault- B.Nelson 3rd 12-0; Moyer 5th 11-0; Hemmelgarn 6th 10-06. Long jump- Hicks 5th 19-05. Discus– DeBaere 2nd 39-0.  Shot put– Treichel 5th 44-08; DeBaere 8th 43-02

Girls: St. Michael-Albertville 230, Monticello 147, Buffalo 127, Cambridge-Isanti 77, Big Lake 69, Rogers 61.

Bluejacket placers: 400- Muehlhauser 2nd 1:02.2.  800- M.Ouellette 8th 2:41.1.  1600- B.Erickson 8th 5:44.6. 300 hurdles- Varsoke 7th 54.2.  4×100- (Porta, Nelson, Holt, J.Galeazzi) 5th 55.3.  4×200- (Porta, Varsoke, Daniels, J.Galeazzi) 5th 1:59.5.  4×400- (Baas, Porta, Schlenker, Muehlhauser) 4th 4:30.8.  4×800- (Moore, M.Ouellette, Erickson, Muehlhauser) 3rd 1:026.

High jump- Baas 1st 5-02.  Pole vault– A.Nelson 1st 9-06; Meier 6th 8-0; Pasch 6th 8-0.  Triple jump- Porta 2nd 33-2; J.Galeazzi 5th 31-08.  Discus– A.Krueger 2nd 95-03; M.Krueger 7th 88-09.  Shot put- M.Krueger 5th 31-08.

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