Athletics: Alexandria clinch 1st place in Monticello encounter with 161 team points – Alexandria Echo Press

The Alexandria Boys’ Track and Field team scored another victory Tuesday beating seven other teams. Competing at Monticello, Alexandria scored 161 points, 38 more than second-placed Monticello.

The Cardinals have won three events, six second-place finishes and seven third-place finishes.

Christian Doumbia and Will Heydt helped the Cardinals to two of their three wins. Doumbia won the 100m by 0.03 (11.41) against compatriot Cardinal Vendal Becker (11.44), and Doumbia was one of four runners in the 4x100m relay team, along with Heydt, Teagan Pfeffer and Trey Negen, who won the first with a time of 46.19.

Heydt also took first place in the triple jump (43-6) and second in the long jump (20-00). The Cardinals earned two additional second-place finishes in field events, with Bryr Homelvig finishing second in pole vault (11-00) and Zander Homelvig second in discus (123-10).

Logan Peterson took second place in the 110m hurdles with a personal best 17.02 while the team of Owen Draper, Hunter Mohr, Joel Brault and Erick Bergerson took second place in the 4x800m relay (9:07 ,52).

Otto Anderson finished third in the 110m hurdles with a personal best 17.17.

In the 4x200m relay, the team of Becker, Pfeffer, Matthew Johnson and Walker Hennen finished third (1:38.18).

Brault was third in the 3200m (10:06.49) while Riley Wagner posted a personal best 2:08.15 in the 800m which also earned him third place.

Rounding up the top three for the Cardinals, Pfeffer was third in the long jump (19-8) while Joey Lanoux earned third in the discus throw (123-4) and third in the shot put with a record 45-8 staff.

The Cardinals return to action at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Willmar for a quadruple encounter.

TEAM RESULTS – Alexandria – 161; Monticello -123.5; Osseo – 90.5; St. Cloud Tech – 78.5; Rogers-75; Becker-74; North branch – 39.5; Apollo of Saint Cloud – 33

ALEXANDRIA IN THE TOP 8 – 4x800m – Owen Draper, Hunter Mohr, Joel Brault, Erick Bergerson – 2nd (9:07.52); 110m hurdles – Logan Peterson -2nd (17.02, personal best), Otto Anderson (17.17, personal best) -3rd, Gavin Ashmore, 5th (17.99), Dylan Frusciante (18.34), 7th; 100m – Christain Doumbia, 1st (11.41), Venald Becker – 2nd (11.44, personal best), Trey Negen – 5th (11.78); 4x200m – Venald Becker, Matthew Johnson, Walker Hennen, Teagan Pfeffer – 3rd (1:38.18); 1600m – Harrison Greathouse, 5th (4:52.56, personal best); 4x100m – Christian Doumbia, Teagan Pfeffer, Will Heydt, Trey Negen – 1st (46.19); 300m hurdles – Otto Anderson (44.18) – 4th, Gavin Ashmore – 6th (44.83), Logan Peterson – 8th (45.80, personal best); 800m – Riley Wagner (2:08.15, personal best) – 3rd, Harrison Greathouse – 7th (2:16.21, personal best); 200m – Trey Negen -4th (23.87, personal best), Venald Becker – 6th (24.09); 3200m – Joel Brault -3rd (10:06.49), Payton Gessford – 8th (11:06.10, personal best); 4x400m – Dylan Frusciate, Joel Brault, Elliott Kent, Riley Wagner – 6th (3:57.92); High Jump – Dylan Frusciante – 6th (5-8), Otto Anderson -7th (5-6); Pole Vault – Bryr Homelvig (11-00); Long Jump – Will Heydt – 2nd (20-00), Teagan Pfeffer – 3rd (19-8), Trey Negan – 8th (18-9); Triple Jump – Will Heydt – 1st (43-6); Disc – Zander Homelvig – 2nd (123-10), Joey Lanoux – 3rd (123-4), Ethan Hoppe -5th (117-2), Simor Jahner – 7th (107-6, personal best); Shot put – Joey Lanoux – 3rd (45-8, personal best), Zander Homelvig -7th (40-11).