Beavers run away with team titles in home meet
DILLON — Top performances by senior Rileigh McGree and junior Kyle Holter paced Butte Central’s effort Saturday at a chilly Dillon Invitational track meet at Vigilante Field. (Results)
The host Dillon Beavers dominated the team scores, easily capturing titles.
Dillon’s Boys scored 236 points for the victory. Corvallis placed a distant second at 91, and Livingston took third at 51. Butte Central scored 38 points to place fourth in the 10-team meet.
On the girls’ side, Dillon amassed 256.2 points for the win. East Helena was second at 57.2, followed by Corvallis at 46. The Maroons tied with Twin Bridges for sixth place at 31.
McGree won the 100-meter dash and the 100-meter hurdles. She finished the sprint in 13.17 seconds. That season-best time snuck under the Class A State qualifying standard of 13.20.
Dillon’s Kylie Konen, who won the 200, placed second to McGree in the 100.
McGree won the hurdles in 16.10 seconds.
Ella Moodry had a big day for the BC girls. She placed second in the javelin with a mark of 104-3. That finished just behind a 105-5 by Dillon’s Jordyn Walker, who also won the shot put.
Moodry took third in the high jump and seventh in the 100.
Kinley Hamilton also scored points for the BC girls placing fourth in the shot put.
Kenleigh Graham (400), Faye Holland (1,600), Hailey Powell (3,200), Ainsley Shipman (300 hurdles), Amber Santos (high jump), Atlee Button (pole vault), Sydney Peterson (long jump) and Quincee Anderson (triple jump) all posted victories to power the Beavers. Dillon’s girls swept the relays, too.
Holter’s best high jump — 5 feet, 10 inches — was 6 inches shy of his career-best posted last week at the Tomich Invite. He still topped the field for the victory. Holter jumped 19-1 ½ to take fifth in the long jump. He posted a personal record of 133-10 to take seventh in the javelin.
Central junior Riley Gelling took third in the discus and 10th in the 100.
BC freshman Jim Bradshaw, who competed for the Central tennis team on Thursday, placed fourth in the 1,600 and sixth in the 800. He posted a PR in the 800.
Freshman Keefer McGree placed sixth in the triple jump with a PR, and sophomore Zane Moodry took seventh in the 110-meter hurdles with a PR for Central.
The Maroons ran to fifth place in the 400-meter relay. Moodry, Holter, Keeley and Gelling each ran a leg.
BYU-bound Treyton Anderson won the 200, 400 and 300 hurdles to lead the Beavers. Callahan Hoffman won the shot put and discus.
Gavin Harrison (800), Joel Harvey (1,600), Kee Christiansen (110 hurdles), Holter Santos (pole vault), David Schidlin (long jump) and Cayden Sevalstad (triple jump) added wins for Dillon, which swept the relay titles.
The Maroons will be back in action Thursday at Butte High’s meet, which includes Gallatin, Bozeman and Sheridan.
That is the last tune up for the May 20-21 Western A Divisional in Hamilton. The Class AA and A meets will be held May 27-28 in Butte.