GRACIE HARDIE won the triple jump in her first high school track meet.
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April 17, 2017BELMONT — After the first two meets of the season were cancelled, the Prospect Mountain track team was happy to get outside and compete Saturday at Belmont High School.
At the end of the day, the Timber Wolf boys finished in fourth place overall with a couple of wins and the Timber Wolf girls finished in fifth place while also getting a win.
On the boys' side of things, Hudson Ingoldsby had a solid day, picking up a win and two second-place finishes.
The senior won the high jump, clearing six feet and then finished second in both hurdles events. In the 110-meter hurdles, Ingoldsby put up a time of 17.37 seconds to take second overall and in the 300-meter hurdles, Ingoldsby finished in a time of 44.17 for second place, while Garrett Sherwood ran to seventh overall in 58.42 seconds.
Jeremy Woodbury picked up the other win for the Timber Wolves, as he finished the 400 meters in a time of 54.96, with Riley McCartney finishing in fourth place in 58.9 seconds and Dan Drury finishing seventh overall in 1:01.57. Woodbury also finished in fourth place in the 100 meters in a time of 12.41 seconds, with Caleb Parelius in 23rd pace in 13.34 seconds and Chris Normandin in 24th place in 13.56 seconds. Joe Doherty finished 26th in 13.57, Ryan Nolin was 27th in 13.61, Chase Corliss was 35th in 14.52 and James Williams finished 37th in 14.72.
Freshman Tommy Howlett finished fifth in the 1,600 meters in 5:15.78, with Nate Cormier placing 12th in 5:36.55.
The 4X800 meter team of Howlett, Troy Meyer, McCartney and Zander Guldbrandsen finished in a time of 9:12 for fifth place overall. The Timber Wolf 4X100-meter team of Normandin, Williams, Parelius and Nolin finished in 52.96 seconds for eighth place and the 4X400-meter team of McCartney, Meyer, Drury and Guldbrandsen finished in fourth place overall.
In the 200 meters, Nolin won his heat in 27.4 seconds for seventh place overall, with Doherty in 10th place in 27.75 seconds and Normandin in 12th place in 27.85. Parelius finished 14th in 28.01, Corliss was 20th in 30.94 and Williams was 21st in 31.32. Meyer finished in seventh place in the 800 meters in 2:26.08 and Guldbrandsen was right behind him in eighth place in 2:26.94. Parelius finished 10th in the long jump with a leap of 14 feet, six inches, with Corliss in 14th place at 13 feet, 3.5 inches and Williams in 15th place at 13 feet, half an inch.
Freshman Gracie Hardie provided the only win for the Timber Wolf girls, as she leaped 28 feet, 9.5 inches in the triple jump to take the win.
Hardie also snagged a fifth place finish in the 100 meters in a time of 14.41 seconds, with teammate Taren Brownell in 12th place in 15.66 and Emily Calise in 16th place in 16.15, winning her heat.
Hardie also added a fifth place in the 200 meters in a time of 30.65, with Brownell in 15th place in 34.01 and Calise in 18th place in 35.19.
Naomi Murzin picked up a third place finish in the javelin, as she tossed 80 feet, two inches. The senior also finished seventh in the discus with a throw of 58 feet, eight inches.
Sadie DeJager picked up a point in the 400 meters with her sixth place finish in a time of 1:16.59, with Ashlyn Dalrymple in eighth place in 1:18.43.
Naomi Ingham added a pair of top-three finishes, as she ran to second in the 1,600 meters in 6:48.34 and finished third in the 3,200 meters in 15:24.27.
The Timber Wolf 4X400-meter team of DeJager, Dalrymple, Calise and Brittany Rogers ran to fourth place overall in 5:09.65.
The Timber Wolves are scheduled to host a meet today, April 20, at 4 p.m. and will then be at Merrimack Valley High School on Saturday for a 10 a.m. meet.
Joshua Spaulding can be reached at 569-3126 or firstname.lastname@example.org.