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Track and Field: Section 7A Championships


Photo courtesy Tony Andres

Skyla Thompson and Jackson Thompson will be moving onto the state competition.

Athletes from Barnum and Moose Lake-Willow River competed at the Section 7A Championships held on May 30 at UMD in Duluth.

Those that placed in the two top of their event will move onto the state competition on June 7-8.

Representing Moose Lake-Willow River, Danny Lilya was the Section Champion in both the Wheelchair Shot and Wheelchair Disc. He set new Section 7A Records as well; WC Shot 21'1.25" and WC Discus Throw 40'1".

Skyla Thompson was the runner-up in Pole Vault, advancing to the state meet. Skyla shattered her own school record of 8'0" clearing 9'0" to advance onto the state competition.

Jackson Thompson was the runner-up in pole vault advancing to the state meet. Jackson cleared 11'0" for his career best.

For Barnum, Reese Miletich took first in the 100 Meter Dash, Alexis Bonneville took first in Discus Throw, and Samuel Goodwin took first in both Shot Put and Discus Throw.

Barnum also took second in the 4x100 Meter Relay and will advance to state.

Only those that placed sixth or higher in each event are listed. Results are grouped by event and participants are listed by placement, name, and school.


100 Meter Dash: #1 Reese Miletich (Barnum)

300 Meter Hurdles: #3 Skyla Thompson (MLWR)

4x100 Meter Relay: #2 Barnum (Gracie Nelson, Brooke Doran, Makenzee Schleret, Danna Weets, Reese Miletich)

Pole Vault: #2 Skyla Thompson (MLWR)

Long Jump: #6 Brooke Doran (Barnum)

Shot Put: #5 Alexis Bonneville (Barnum)

Discus Throw: #1 Alexis Bonneville (Barnum)


400 Meter Dash: #3 Grant Pettit (MLWR), #4 Maxwell Moors (Barnum), #6 Sam Stadin (MLWR)

Photo courtesy Tony Andres

Danny Lilya set new Section 7A records at the championships and will go on to the state competition.

800 Meter Run: #5 Tyler Nynas (Barnum)

300 Meter Hurdles: #5 Connor McNulty (Barnum)

4x100 Meter Relay: #5 Barnum (Tyler Nynas, Everett Fitzsimmons, Joseph Peterson, Donovan Davis, Reed Kornovich, Aiden Litfin)

4x400 Meter Relay: #5 Barnum (Maxwell Moors, Donovan Davis, Joseph Peterson, Connor McNulty, Tyler Nynas, Dakota Litfin); #6 MLWR (Grant Pettit, Sam Stadin, Phillip Sheetz, Adam Olson, Landin Kurhajetz, Eli Werner)

High Jump: #4 Aiden Litfin (Barnum)

Pole Vault: #2 Jackson Thompson (MLWR)

Shot Put: #1 Samuel Goodwin (Barnum)

Shot Put Wheelchair: #1 Danny Lilya (MLWR)

Discus Throw Wheelchair: #1 Danny Lilya (MLWR)

Discus Throw: #1 Samuel Goodwin (Barnum)


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