Mavericks compete in St. James meet
ST. JAMES – Martin County West was third in the girls team standings and sixth for the boys at the St. James Area Invitational Tuesday.
The MCW girls won two relays.
The 4x200-meter team of Jayda Rowen, Kari Matejka, Sam Hecht and Katie Lange won in 56.18 seconds and the 4x200 team of Rowen, Hecht, Matejka and Lange was first in 1:57.47.
Also, Makenna Larson was second in the discus (87-1) and Rowen placed second in the triple jump (32-3).
MCW's boys had two first-place finishes.
Kolton Larson won the 1600 meters (4:55.32) and the 4x400-meter relay team of Nick Beseke, Joseph Forsberg, Derrek Russenberger and Larson won that event (3:46.83).
Also, Nick Johnson was second in the shot put (37- ½) and the 4x100-meter relay team of Nick Potthoff, Beseke, Joseph Forsberg and Russenberger placed second (48.76).
Martin County West is scheduled to go to a meet at Mountain Lake Thursday.