BLUE JAY SCHEDULES
Blue Jay Track at West Region
May 21, 2012Jamestown Senior High School
Allison Allmer continued her winning ways at the West Region Track & Field Meet on Saturday @ the Bismarck Community Bowl. She won both the 800 & 1600 meter runs. The Blue Jay Girls as a team finished in 5th Place with a total of 56 points.
McKayla Orr and Jenna Stilwell each placed in two events for the Jays. Orr was 3rd in the 300 meter hurdles and 5th in the 110 meter hurdles. Stilwell captured a 3rd in the triple jump as well as a 5th place finish in the javelin. Stilwell's javelin throw of 101'-9" helped her to qualify in this event for the first time.
Kylee Voight, Siri Jystad, Allison Allmer and McKayla Orr placed 2nd in the 4 X 400. The 4 X 200 meter relay also qualified for the first time this season. Additional relay members that qualified for state meet are Allie Smith, and Bre Carlson.
For the Blue Jay Boys, senior shot-putter Jordan Thoreson surpassed the 50ft mark for the first time this season, with a throw of 50'-6" placing him in 2nd. Nathan Willer placed 6th in the discus with a personal best of 149'-10".
Ben Hanson, an 8th grader for the Blue Jay Boys surprised everyone by finishing in 6th place in the 300 meter hurdles. His time of 43.42 also qualified him for the state meet. Ashton Johnson placed 7th in the high jump with a leap of 5'-10". Also qualifying were the 3200 meter relay team of Phil Manley, Colt Rasmussen, Luke Allen and John Nagel. The 4 X 400 meter relay team also qualified for the state meet with a time of 3:347.07. Members of that qualifying relay team were Tanner Olson, Layne Carlson and Ben Hanson.
ND State Track & Field Meet will be held in Bismarck at the Bismarck Community Bowl on Friday & Saturday, June 25 & 26th.