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Written by The Herald-News Thursday, 19 April 2012 19:25
Senior Amanda Sansaver put her name in the record books last week when she tied a 28-year-old school record in the 100-meter dash.
Sansaver finished first in the 100m race at the April 14 Havre Invitational with a time of 12.80.
“I can’t say enough good things about the efforts she makes,” said Wolf Point track and field head coach R.C. Page.
Sansaver’s 12.80 time tied a girls’ school record in 100m dash set by Sarah Tufton in 1984, who went on to run for Minot State University for four years.
Sansaver broke Tufton’s record in the 400-meter race as a freshman.
Page said he was also impressed with the efforts of senior Dominique Brown, who finished in second place in the discus with a throw of 124 feet.
“He just keeps getting better in his throws,” Page said.
Overall, the Wolves boys placed sixth at the Havre meet, while the Wolves’ girls finished eighth overall.
Fifteen schools competed at the invitational.
“It was a great meet,” Page said. “We didn’t take a big team, but the kids that went performed very well.”
Page said schools from Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming would likely be at the Sidney meet.
“It’s just a very big, competitive meet,” he said. “We’re looking for personal records from everybody. The competition is going to be higher and the kids need to rise to that occasion.”
Results from Havre were:
Amanda Sansaver, 12.8, 1st place; Ashley Page, 13.5, 10th; Tiffany Syzmanski, 15.5, 27th; Alissa Smith, 16.0, 34th.
Syzmanski, 33.8, 19th place; Smith, 34.9.
Ashley Page, 1:08, 5th place; Alicia LeDeau, 1:11, 9th.
Alicia LeDeau, 6:23, 7th.
4x100 Relay Girls
Amanda Sansaver, AshleyPage, Katie Page, Alicia LeDeau, 56.5, tied for 6th.
Long Jump Girls
Ashley Page, 13-4, 7th place; Smith, 11-2, 17th.
Shot Put Girls
Sansaver, 31-5, 4th; Sarah Hafner, 23-11, 13th; Katie Page, 21-8, 20th.
Hafner, 70, 14th place; Katie Page, 53-11, 20th.
Sansaver, 94-5, 7th place; Katie Page, 79-4, 11th; Hafner, 74-4, 15th.
David Hopson, 12.38, 21st place.
U.D. Obioha 26.0, 13th place.
Ian Rasor, 2:26, 7th place; Garrett Horsmon, 2:33, 10th place.
Horsmon, 5:33, 8th place.
Rasor, 12:01, 8th place.
110m Hurdles Boys
Obioha, 18.8, 2nd place.
300m Hurdles Boys
Rasor, 49.0, 3rd place.
Shot Put Boys
Dominique Brown, 39-9, 3rd; Hopson, 32-8, 18th; Daryl Littlehead, 31-9.5, 21st.
Brown, 124, 2nd place; Hopson, 98-5, 11th; Littlehead, 89-7, 16th.
Brown, 97-4; Hopson, 89-11; Littlehead, 67-9 (placing not available in the javelin).
Several freshmen and sophomores competed at the junior varsity meet in Sidney, although results were unavailable.
The Wolf Point junior high track meet will be held Thursday, April 19, in Wolf Point, starting at 4:30 p.m. at the high school.