Local athletes shine at Hershey meet

COLSTRIP — Four Butte athletes claimed state titles at the Montana Hershey Track and Field Meet Saturday.

Catherine Russo was a double winner in the girls’ 11-12 age group, claiming titles in the 100- and 200-meter races. She won the 100 in 14.47 seconds. Her winning 200 time was 30.21 seconds.

Quinn Sullivan, A.J. Whitwolf and Thomas Mellott all claimed titles  in the boys 11-12 age group.

Sullivan won the softball throw with a toss of 154 feet, 7 inches. Whitewolf won the 200 in 28.94, while Mellott ran to victory in the 400 in 1:06.60.

All four athletes are now have a chance to be selected for the North American Final, which is Aug. 3 in Hershey, Penn.

Click the link below to see all of Saturday’s winners.

State Meet Results



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