Braham boys 2nd at GRC Track finals

Stacking up placings, the Braham boys track & field squad finished second to Rush City at the Great River championships hosted at Onamia. The Bomber girls were fifth behind 2014 champion Hinckley-Finlayson.

C-I senior Jenna Winter was 2nd in the GRC girls pole vault and placed 5th in that event at the 5A Subsection meet May 20. Photo by Tyler Ohman, Mille Lacs Co. Times

C-I senior Jenna Winter was 2nd in the GRC girls pole vault and placed 5th in that event at the 5A Subsection meet May 20.
  Photo by Tyler Ohman, Mille Lacs Co. Times

Logan Leavey (4:56.2), Connor TenNapel (4:57.9) an Thomas Warner (4:58.6) swept the top three spots in the 1600 for the Bomber boys. Zach Dahlman accrued more big points when he won the triple jump (37-04) and 800 (2:14.7), then placed second in the discus (119-02) to teammate champ Eric Eskuri (124-03) after taking second in the 300 hurdles (44.1). Adding more All-Conference awards were TenNapel (11:09) and Leavey (11:25) placing first and second in the 3200. Nick Jones also went AC in the 400 by placing second (55.8), and Warner was second in the 800 (2:14.8).

Rachel Eskuri closed out her GRC running career by sweeping the top spots in both the 1600 (5:38.2) and 3200 (12:51.1) races. The Bombers’ 4×100 relay of Jenna Winter, Jaclyn Hollenkamp, Shamaria Jordan and Miranda Wickman added a win at 56.2. Hollenkamp finished second in the 100 (13.9) and Winter was the pole vault runner-up at 8-0 for more AC awards.

GRC Track & Field  FINAL: Boys) Rush City 218, Braham 170, Pine City 104, Hinckley-Fin. 84, East Central 66, Ogilvie 28, Aitkin 19.  Girls) Pine City 130, Mille Lacs 124, Hinckley-Fin. 122, Rush City 121, Braham 69, Aitkin 65.5, Ogilvie 34.5, East Central 28.

• At the May 20 5A East Subsections at Mora, N. Jones posted a win in the 400 by dropping his time to 43.3. Dahlman won the 800  with a 2:05.6 cruise. The girls 4×100 relay was second at 54.4.

Also advancing to the May 28 Section 5A Finals at St. John’s University were: Dahlman in the triple and discus; R. Eskuri in the 1600 & 3200 runs; E. Eskuri in the discus; Ryan Reising in the pole vault and 800; Warner in the 1600; and Hollenkamp in the 100 dash.

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