Bulldogs reach standards at Russ Pilcher Top 10

Snyder places second; Vetter, Sherman, Moodry take third

MISSOULA — Dylan Snyder placed second in the long jump, and three Butte High boys reached State qualifying standards Tuesday at the Russ Pilcher Top 10 Meet at Missoula County Stadium. (Results)

Ella Moodry placed third in the javelin to lead Butte Central at one of the top meets of the season.

Snyder jumped 20 feet, 9 inches to finish runner up in the long jump. Carter White of Frenchtown won the event with a leap of 22-5.

Bulldogs Holt Downey, Morgan McClernan and Gavin Vetter posted personal records that also reached State standards.

Downey placed fourth in the 110-meter hurdles and fifth in the 300 hurdles. He ran a PR in 15.29 seconds in the 110 hurdles. He posted a season-best time of 41.73 in the 300 hurdles.

McClernan placed 10th in the 110 hurdles with a qualifying time of 15.67.

Vetter cleared 13-6 to place third in the pole vault. He tied with Alex Brisko of Helena Capital, but took third on attempts with his PR. Taylor Searle won by clearing 14-0.

Butte High’s Jaric Sparks reached a PR with 13-0 and fifth place.

Bulldog Jonas Sherman cleared 6-1 for the first time to place third in the high jump.

On the girls’ side, Moodry, the reigning Class A State champion, threw the javelin a season-best 119-11 for third place. Taliana Miller of Kalispell Flathead won the event in 120-7, beating Missoula Hellgate’s Keke Davis by 2 inches.

BC teammate Rileigh McGree placed 10th in the long jump with a mark of 15-5 ¾.

Mollee Conlan ran to sixth place in the 100 meters to lead Butte High’s girls. She finished with a time of 13.13 seconds.

Bulldog Hailey Pack took seventh in the shot put with a mark of 33 feet, 8 inches.

Butte High and Butte Central will compete Saturday at Central’s John Tomich Invitational on the Charlie Merrifield Track inside the Gene Fogarty Complex.