Teams battled cold and windy conditions Thursday night in the season-opening track and field meet at Litchfield High School. Litchfield, Eden Valley-Watkins/Kimball and ACGC were among the five teams in attendance as they got the first meet of the season under their belt.

The Dragons placed third in both the girls and boys standings.

Ben Ammermann won a pair of long-distance running events. He won the 1600 run by a second with a time of 5:11, and won the 800 run by less than two seconds with a time of 2:16.40. Litch had a pair of boys throwers take first place, with Cody SmithGosen winning the shot put with a toss of 41-5 and Conrad Yungk winning discus with a toss of 117-10.

Litch had four others finish in the top seven in the shot put, including Chase Liestman, Dom Dietel, Yungk and Josh Anderson. Landon Wagner, Dylan Isakson, Brenden Smith and Anderson all placed in the top six in the discus.

Isaac Barus finished in a tie for third in the high jump at 5-1.

For the Litchfield girls, Vail Kaping placed second in the 100 dash and fifth in the 200 dash. Senior Laney Huhner finished runner-up in the 200 dash, and Jocilyn Olson was third in the 400. Olson also finished fourth in the long jump.

Jordan Schultz placed fourth in the 800, and Maddy Shoultz finished fourth in the 100 hurdles. Holly Lagergren and Emma Brown placed first and second in the pole vault.

Litch had three girls finish in the top five in the shot put, with Colby Christensen winning the event, followed by runner-up Jadalyn Wagner and fifth-place Sydney Jackman. Wagner won the discus by almost 26 feet with a toss of 112-0, while Christensen finished runner-up.

The Eagles girls was the team to beat, topping the girls standings by 45 points. They had Ellie Kuechle and Amaya Lyrek finish first and second in the 400 dash, and Zya Lueders won the 3200 run.

Brielle Kuechle won the 300 hurdles and finished third in the 100 hurdles, and also won the long jump and triple jump. Kennedy Klesit was runner-up in the 300 hurdles and fifth in the 100 hurdles.

McKenna Moehrle placed third in the 100 dash, fifth in the long jump and second in the triple jump. Gracelyn Powell finished third in the shot put and fourth in the discus.

The Eagles girls won the 4x200, 4x400 and 4x800 relays, while the boys won the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relays.

The EVW boys had Donnie Frilstad win the 100 and 200 dash, with Billy Fish placed second and third, respectively. Parker Kenning was runner-up in the 400 dash, while Austin Wirz was second in the 110 hurdles.

Frilstad also won the triple jump, ahead of Kenning, with teammates Mason Molitor and Wirz rounding out the top four. Derek Utecht finished second in the pole vault, as the Eagles boys team finished second overall.

ACGC girls had Sarah Essendrup place fifth in the triple jump, and Shantel Galvan was fourth in the shot put. Kera Sluka was third in the discus with a throw of 82-9.

The Falcons boys had Zackary Hinther finish fourth in the 400 dash, and Landon Blom placed second in the 300 hurdles. Blom was the top finisher in the high jump with a leap of 5-4.

Ethan Behrends and Petja Vaaraniemi finished fourth and fifth in the pole vault, respectively. Josh Kinzler was second in the long jump.

Litchfield Invitational (April 4)

Girls team standings - 1. EVW/K 194, 2. Annandale 149, 3. Litchfield 116, 4. Watertown-Mayer 104, 5. ACGC 49

100 dash - 1. McKenna McCleary (WM) 13.4, 2. Vail Kaping (L) 13.7, 3. McKenna Moehrle (E) 13.8, 4t. Laney Huhner (L) 14.0, 6t. Catera Davis (e) 14.2, 6t. Madelyn Hunt (E) 14.2, 9. Luci Schiefelbein (E) 14.5, 10. Jocilyn Olson (L) 14.60

200 dash - 1. Maggie Czinano (WM) 28.6, 2. Laney Huhner (L) 29.2, 3. Jeana Denton (ACGC) 29.3, 5. Vail Kaping (L) 29.8, 6. Catera Davis (E) 30.4, 7. Luci Schiefelbein (E) 30.7, 9. Jocilyn Olson (L) 31.5, 10. Amanda Smith (L) 31.60, 13. Kelsey Ballard (L) 32.8, 14. Brittney Schultz (ACGC) 33.1

400 dash - 1. Ellie Kuechle (E) 1:03.7, 2. Amaya Lyrek (E) 1:07.5, 3. Jocilyn Olson (L) 1:09.8, 7. Grace Borowicz (L) 1:11.9, 8. Vail Kaping (L) 1:12.5, 9. Amanda Smith (L) 1:12.60, 11. Kelsey Ballard (L) 1:17.5

800 run - 1. Emma Fashant (Ann) 2:46.90, 3. Katie Ruhland (E) 2:55.8, 4. Jordan Schultz (L) 2:57.90, 5. MaKenna Ludwig (E) 2:58.7, 7. Nora Lagergren (L) 3:04.7, 12. Holly Lagergren (L) 3:14.5, 13. Adrianna Iverson (L) 3:16.90, 14. Whitney Rick (L) 3:17.90

1600 run - 1. Emma Fashant (Ann) 5:54.0, 3. Cailyn Kuechle (E) 6:21.0, 4. Katie Ruhland (E) 6:23.0, 7. Jenna Andersen (E) 6:42.0, 8. Nora Lagergren (L) 6:43.0

3200 run - 1. Zya Lueders (E) 13:38.2, 2. Emily Singsank (ACGC) 17:25.1

100 hurdles - 1. Nyalaam Jok (Ann) 16.50, 3. Brielle Kuechle (E) 17.60, 4. Maddy Shoultz (L) 17.80, 5. Kennedy Kleist (E) 18.30, 8t. Natalie Hansen 19.80

300 hurdles - 1. Brielle Kuechle (E) 50.90, 2. Kennedy Kleist (E) 53.70, 5. Allie Dockendorf (E) 56.10, 7. Emily Joedeman (L) 57.20, 9. Grace Walsh (L) 58.80

4x100 relay - 1. Annandale 55.80, 2. EVWK 57.10, 4. ACGC 1:01.20

4x200 relay - 1. EVWK 1:57.70, 4. ACGC 2:03.80

4x400 relay - 1. EVWK 4:35.40

4x800 relay - 1. EVWK 11:16.0

High jump - 1. Nyalaam Jok (Ann) 5-2, 6. Macey Brutger (E) 4-4, 7. Catera Davis (E) 4-1, 8. Kaylee Sundve (L) 4-1, 9t. Jocilyn Olson (L) 4-1, 9t. Abby Barus (L) 4-1, 9t. Luci Schiefelbein (E) 4-1, 12t. Grace Walsh (L) 3-10, 12t. Kyza Engelson (L) 3-10, 12t. Hallie Sieben (E) 3-10, 12t. Lila Brutger (E) 3-10

Pole vault - 1. Holly Lagergren (L) 6-0, 2. Emma Brown (L) 6-0

Long jump - 1. Brielle Kuechle (E) 6-0, 4. Jocilyn Olson (L) 14-7, 10. Jordan Schultz (L) 13-9, 14. Vail Kaping (L) 13-1, 16. Katie Ruhland (E) 12-10, 17. Jaylah Umana (E) 12-8, 18. Allie Dockendorf (E) 12-7, 19. Jeana Denton (ACGC) 12-4, 23. Alexis Schmidt (ACGC) 11-8, 24t. Taylor Phelps (E) 11-7, 26t. Lauren Block (L) 11-1, 29. Hannah Lilleberg (ACGC) 9-10, 30t. Keyaria Wilson (E) 9-9

Triple jump - 1. Brielle Kuechle (E) 31-8, 2. McKenna Moehrle (E) 30-7, 3. Taylor Phelps (E) 30-3, 5. Sarah Essendrup (ACGC) 29-7, 8. Hannah Lilleberg (ACGC) 22-11

Shot put - 1. Colby Christensen (L) 31-4, 2. Jadalyn Wagner (L) 31-2, 3. Gracelyn Powell (E) 30-11.5, 5. Sydney Jackman (L) 28-4, 6. Daniela Parker (ACGC) 27-9, 7. Kera Sluka (ACGC) 27-0.5, 8. Cassidy Chellin (L) 26-7, 9. Brittney Schultz (ACGC) 26-2.5, 10. Ericka Bagley (ACGC) 25-3, 16. Taylor Bolton (ACGC) 22-1, 18. Mia Eisenbacher (ACGC) 21-11, 21. Emma Brown (L) 20-4, 23. Megan Kiphuth (E) 18-9.5, 25. Abby Anderson (L) 17-0

Discus - 1. Jadalyn Wagner (L) 112-0, 2. Colby Christensen (L) 86-7, 3. Kera Sluka (ACGC) 82.9, 4. Gracelyn Powell (E) 79-9, 6. Taylor Bolton (ACGC) 73-11, 7. Rachel Foley (L) 73-2, 8. Brittney Schultz (ACGC) 71-6, 9. Sydney Jackman (L) 71-4, 10. Cassidy Chellin (L) 65-8, 11. Shantel Galvan (ACGC) 59-10, 13. Mia Eisenbacher (ACGC) 56-8, 16. Megan Kiphuth (E) 54-5, 17. Abby Anderson (L) 54-3, 18. Ericka Bagley (ACGC) 51-0

Boys team standings - 1. Annandale 205.5, 2. EVW/K 151, 3. Litchfield 117.5, 4. Watertown-Mayer 77.5, 5. ACGC 76.5

100 dash - 1. Donnie Frilstad (E) 11.9, 2t. Billy Fish (E) 12.0, 6t. Gabriel Peel (L) 12.30, 6t. Ryan Schutz (L) 12.3, 6t. Josh Kinzler (ACGC) 12.3

200 dash - 1. Donnie Frilstad (E) 24.3, 3. Billy Fish (E) 25.1, 6. Sergio Martinez (L) 25.8, 7. Taylor Schultz (E) 25.9, 8t. Ryan Schutz (L) 26.3, 8t. Zackary Hinther (ACGC) 26.3, 10. Rylan Schueller (E) 26.4, 11. Ethan Behrends (ACGC) 26.5, 12t. Logan King (L) 26.70, 15. Alex Haag (E) 27.7, 16t. Petja Vaaraniemi (ACGC) 27.8, 18. Gabriel Peel (L) 29.1

400 dash - 1. Adam Braun (Ann) 56.4, 2. Parker Kenning (E) 56.7, 4. Zackary Hinther (ACGC) 57.9, 5. Jake Blommer (E) 58.0, 9. Logan King (L) 59.6, 12t. Joseph Johnson (ACGC) 1:04.6, 16. Gabriel Peel (L) 1:16.0

800 run - 1. Ben Ammermann (L) 2:16.40, 5. Alex Marquedant (E) 2:20.7, 6. Gavyn Sundve (L) 2:25.6, 7. Ethan Lilleberg (ACGC) 2:26.1, 8. Greg Gathje (E) 2:28.8

1600 run - 1. Ben Ammermann (L) 5:10.0, 5. Gavyn Sundve (L) 5:24.0, 7. Devin Steinhaus (L) 5:28.1

110 hurdles - 1. Jim Korsmo (Ann) 16.70, 2t. Austin Wirz (E) 20.1, 4. Brenden Smith (L) 20.7, 5t. Jacob Huhn (L) 21.3, 5t. Jesse Carlson (L) 21.3, 7. Kole Bartlett (L) 24.0

300 hurdles - 1. Jim Korsmo (Ann) 44.90, 2. Landon Blom (ACGC) 46.8, 5. Cael Blom (ACGC) 49.3, 6. Austin Wirz (E) 50.6, 7. Kole Bartlett (L) 51.0

4x100 relay - 1. EVWK 47.7, 2. ACGC 50.2

4x200 relay - 1. EVWK 1:40.8, 2. ACGC 1:41.4

4x400 relay - 1. EVWK 3:52.1, 4. ACGC 4:18.8

4x800 relay - 1. W-M 9:16.0, 3. ACGC 9:44.0, 4. EVWK 10:01.0

High jump - 1. Landon Blom (ACGC) 5-4, 3t. Isaac Barus (L) 5-1, 5. Jordan Wendroth (E) 5-1, 9. Jacquith Achillez (L) 4-10

Pole vault - 1. David Gross (Ann) 10-0, 2. Derek Utecht (E) 10-0, 4. Ethan Behrends (ACGC) 9-0, 5. Petja Vaaraniemi (ACGC) 9-0, 6. Kole Bartlett (L) 8-6, 7t. Logan King (L) 7-0, 10t. Eddie Simes (L) 6-0, 10t. Jerry Simes (L) 6-0, 10t. Jacob Huhn (L) 6-0

Long jump - 1. Nick Hermes (Ann) 18-9, 2. Josh Kinzler (ACGC) 17-9.5, 4. Eric Fodstad (E) 17-2.5, 5. Tucker Schultz (E) 17-0.5, 6. Adam Stommes (E) 17-0, 7. Billy Fish (E) 16-6.5, 8. Cael Blom (ACGC) 16-6, 9. Sergio Martinez (L) 16-5.5, 12. Mason Dietel (L) 16-2, 13. Ryan Schutz (L) 16-0.5, 14. Luke Trebil (ACGC) 15-10, 16. Tristan Roufs (ACGC) 15-4, 18. Achillez Jaquith (L) 14-11, 19. Petja Vaaraniemi (ACGC) 14-9, 20t. Rylan Schueller (E) 14-8.5, 20t. Nathan Massmann (E) 14-8.5, 22. Gabriel Peel (L) 14-7, 23. Alex Haag (E) 14-4.5, 24. Jacob Boonstra (ACGC) 13-10, 25. Adam Moore (E) 13-8, 28. Joseph Johnson (ACGC) 12-7, 29. Wyatt Kaiser (ACGC) 9-10 

Triple jump - 1. Donnie Frilstad (E) 39-7.5, 2. Parker Kenning (E) 35-10.5, 3. Mason Molitor (E) 35-1.5, 4. Austin Wirz (E) 35-0, 8. Ethan Lilleberg (A) 33-2, 11. Adam Moore (E) 28-11.5, 12. Tristan Parker (ACGC) 28-4, 13. Makullen Kleist (E) 27-8

Shot put - 1. Cody SmithGosen (L) 41-5, 3. Chase Liestman (L) 40-0, 5. Dom Dietel (L) 38-4, 6. Conrad Yungk (L) 37-4, 7. Josh Anderson (L) 36-10.5, 9. Jack Evens (E) 36-00.5, 10. Adam Stommes (E) 35-6.5, 11. Dylan Isakson (L) 35-1, 13. Landon Wagner (L) 34-5.5, 14. Mason St. Pierre (L) 33-10, 15. Hunter Kelley (ACGC) 33-3.5, 16. Anders Grimsgard (ACGC) 32-5, 17. Jackson Graham (E) 31-9.5, 19. Austin Molitor (E) 31-7.5, 20. Tanner Berghuis (ACGC) 30-11, 21. Wyatt Larson (L) 30-4, 22. Zach Schermann (L) 30-1, 23. Tyler Curtis (E) 29-2, 24. Hunter Schlangen (E) 28-7, 25. Conner Dilley (ACGC) 28-4, 29. Levi Schmidt (L) 24-11.5, 30. Daniel Williamson (ACGC) 24-1, 32. Dominik White (E) 19-6

Discus - 1. Conrad Yungk (L) 117-10, 2. Landon Wagner (L) 117-7, 4. Dylan Isakson (L) 114-5, 5. Brenden Smith (L) 109-8, 6. Josh Anderson (L) 99-10, 9. Jack Evens (E) 94-4, 10. Dom Dietel (L) 93-0, 11. Jackson Graham (E) 90-11, 12. Anders Grimsgard (ACGC) 90-10, 13. Hunter Schlangen (E) 89-8, 15. Wyatt Larson (L) 86-5, 16. Adam Stommes (E) 84-0, 19. Hunter Kelley (ACGC) 73-1, 20. Tyler Curtis (E) 71-10, 21. Austin Molitor (E) 71-5, 22. Conner Dilley (ACGC) 70-5, 24. Tanner Berghuis (ACGC) 68-9, 25t. Mason St. Pierre (L) 67-10, 29. Levi Schmidt (L) 60-6, 30. Dominik White (E) 60-3, 31. Zach Schermann (L) 58-4

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