Packer Track Competes At Cougar Invitational
By N Sports Team
The Packer boys team placed 8th at the GRCC Cougar Invitational Saturday.
Sam Kaastra raced to first place and a personal record (PR) 4:36:38 in the mile run while Corbin Wolfsen also eclipsed his previous best with a 44:56 first place finish in the 300 hurdles competition. The 4x800 team of Ben Schmidt, Sam Kaastra, Cole Hamilton, and Matthew Zerfas won with their best time of the season (8:30.20) and Seth Vogel set a big PR to place 5th in the discus. Cy Frankhouser PR'ed in the mile and Colton Christoffersen set a big PR in the 3200 run.
“Some ups and downs,” said Coach Somers. “.Still working on putting together a good day for the whole team. We had some individuals perform very well today and some who were off their game.
The girls team finished 9th. Taylor Albert placed 4th in shot put and 6th in discus while Katie Nicolas came in 6th in the 400 meters and Hannah Hamilton finisheed 9th in the mile run.