Record-setting day for L-FL track in Lusk


LUSK – For the second straight meet, Lingle-Fort Laramie saw  another school record fall over the weekend.

On Saturday, the Dogger track and field team was back in action in Lusk at the Zowada Invite.

The Lady Doggers finished sixth with 60 points, while the boys’ team placed seventh with 31 points.

It proved to be another record-setting day for the Lady Doggers as Riley, Tiah Meyer, Jordan Gaspers and Jenna Kaufman competed the 1,600-meter sprint medley relay in 4 minutes, 44.90, placing second. The time broke a year-old record of 4:47.44.

The 4x400-meter relay team of Meyer, Nichol, Federick and Kaufman placed fourth, while the 4x100 team of Nichol, Gaspers, Kaufman and Cora Frederick finished fifth.

Riley also picked up wins in the 200-meter dash in 26.62 seconds and the long jump at 17-3.

Frederick picked up a pair of top five finishes in the distance events, placing third in both the 1,600 and 3,200-meter runs.

Savannah Mirich came home third with a 35-6 throw in the shot put, while Gaspers finished sixth in the high jump at 4-8. Kaufman placed ninth in the 800-meter run.

In the boys’ division, Fuller led the Doggers with a second-place finish in the 1,600-meter in a time of 5:20.24.

Cooper Hill came home fourth in the long jump at 19-5, while Dagan Davis was fifth in the discus with a toss of 135-6.

The 4x400 relay team of Hill, Fuller, Quirt Lee and Dustin Swartwood came home fifth in 4:07.21.

Both Dogger teams return to Lusk on Saturday, May 4 for the annual SEWAC League meet.


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