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NR-S back on the track; Belquist sets CNDC record in 400 m


April 12, 2021

Cherry Heinz

From left to right: Ava Peterson, Kelsie Belquist, Katie Allmaras, Trysta Thumb and Chloe Heinz pose for a photo after the CNDC indoor track meet in Minot on April 1.

The New Rockford-Sheyenne track season took off on Thursday, April 1 after a one year hiatus due to the pandemic. The Rockets traveled to Minot to compete in the CNDC indoor track meet at the Minot State Dome.

The NR-S girls team consists of five individuals. The girls team placed fifth overall with a score of 52.

Freshman Kelsie Belquist started off her track season by hitting a new record at the CNDC. Belquist competed in the 400-meter dash and placed first with a time of 1:00.33. The old record time was 1:01.70 and set by Susie Keller of Harvey in 1993. Belquist also competed in the triple jump and long jump. She received first place in the triple jump with a jump of 34'9" and received second place with a long jump of 16'3".

Senior Chloe Heinz competed in the 1,600-meter run and placed second overall with a time of 5:58.29.

Freshman Katie Allmaras received fourth place with a time of 2:51.12 and seventh grader Ava Peterson received eighth place with a time of 3:03.45 in the 800-meter run.

Belquist, Allmaras, Heinz and Peterson also competed in the 4x400-meter relay. They placed first overall with a time of 4:35.35.

Trysta Thumb received 31st place in the shot put with a shot of 21'4".

NR-S had four individual boys compete in the CNDC indoor track meet. The boys finished the track meet in eighth place.

Seniors Evan Ulrich and Hunter Johnson competed in the shot put. Ulrich received second place with a shot of 38'1". Johnson shot 34'2" and tied for 10th place.

Lucas Yri and John Grann competed in the long jump. Grann received fourth place with a leap of 19'2" and Yri placed 19th with a jump of 16'1-1/2".

Grann also competed in the high jump and 200-meter dash. He received fifth place in high jump with a jump of 5'6" and received 10th place in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.94 seconds.

Grann, Yri, Ulrich and Johnson all competed in the 55-meter dash. Grann placed 15th with a time of 7.27 seconds. Yri placed 33rd with a time of 7.83 seconds. Ulrich placed 27th with a time of 8.04 seconds. Johnson placed 42nd with a time of 8.36 seconds.

Girls' Team Scores

Rugby 124, Beulah 98, HWC 91, Benson Co. 59, NR-S 52, Bottineau 51.5, Southern McLean 44, Glenburn 17, Rolette 12.5, Velva/Drake-Anamoose 5, Northern Lights 2.

NR-S Individual Results

400-Meter Dash: Kelsie Belquist (1st), 1:00.33 (new meet record, old record 1:01.70 by Susie Keller, Harvey, 1993)

800-Meter Run: Katie Allmaras (4th), 2:51.12; Ava Peterson (8th), 3:03.45

1,600-Meter Run: Chloe Heinz (2nd), 5:58.29

4x400-Meter Relay: Allmaras, Heinz, Peterson, Belquist (1st), 4:35.35

Long Jump: Belquist (2nd), 16'3"

Triple Jump: Belquist (1st), 34'9"

Shot Put: Trysta Thumb (31st), 21'4"

Boys' Team Scores

Rugby 128, HWC 94, Beulah 83, Southern McLean 80, Benson Co. 66, Glenburn 43, Northern Lights 28, NR-S 17, Rolette and Velva/Drake-Anamoose 13, Bottineau 4.

NR-S Individual Results

55-Meter Dash: John Grann (15th), 7.27; Lucas Yri (33rd), 7.83; Evan Ulrich (37th), 8.04; Hunter Johnson (42nd), 8.36

200-Meter Dash: Grann (10th), 25.94

High Jump: Grann (5th), 5'6"

Long Jump: Grann (4th), 19'2"; Yri (19th), 16'1-1/2"

Shot Put: Ulrich (2nd), 38'1"; Johnson (10th-Tie), 34'2"


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