Buffs finish fourth in Miller, LaCompte places three times
Wade LaRoche email@example.com Capital Journal
added more highlights to his senior year as the Stanley County track and
field team competed in the Jimmy Rearick meet in Miller Thursday.
LaCompte led the Buffaloes to a fourth-place finish at the event as the
team accumulated 76 points on the day. The Buffaloes featured four placers
individually and three relay teams which placed.
The Lady Buffs finished the event in eighth and featured seven placers on
the day as well as two relay teams which placed.
LaCompte led the way once again for Stanley County as he finished first
in two events and second in another.
The senior won the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.04 seconds and won
the triple jump with a distance of 39-7 3/4.
LaCompte finished second in the long jump with a distance of 18-10.
Wolsey-Wessingtonís Roy Lumpkin won the event with a leap of 19-4 1/2.
LaCompte also helped the Buffaloes claim first place in a relay as he
teamed with Colton Drageset, Wyatt Green and Michael Scott to win the
800-meter relay. The Buffaloes finished the relay in 1:39.70.
Drageset, Green, Scott and Tucker Jones also finished fifth in the 800
and 1,600-meter relay.
Scott also placed fourth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:19.35 to
help the Buffaloes finish fourth on the day.
The Lady Buffs top performer on the day may have been Kelsey VanDenHemel.
VanDenHemel placed in two events for the Lady Buffs.
The eighth-grader finished second in the 800 and fourth in the 400-meter
dash for the Lady Buffs and she also helped in relays.
VanDenHemel, Shelby Gienger, Hailey Norman and Cody Ryckman finished
third in the 800-meter relay.
Norman, Gienger, Ryckman and Nicole Smith also placed third in the
400-meter relay with a time of 58.50 seconds.
VanDenHemelís impressive day was rivaled by that of Sierra Iverson as she
also placed in two events.
Iverson placed eighth in the discus and sixth in the shot put with a
throw of 29-6 to finish sixth.
Iversonís teammate Robin Davis got the better of Iverson in the shot put
as her throw of 30-10 earned her a fifth-place finish.
Ryckman and Gienger also placed for Stanley County. Ryckman finished
eight in the 100-meter hurdles and Gienger did the same in the 200-meter
Stanley County will return to Miller Tuesday for the Miller Invitational.
The Miller Invitational begins at 11 a.m.