The Fergus Falls track and field teams hosted a quadrangular Friday as the Otters welcomed in Rocori, Sauk Rapids-Rice and Sartell.

The Fergus Falls girls would finish second with a team score of 57. Rocori (99) won the meet.

“Tonight’s meet is leading into a virtual true team meet,” Otters girls head coach Niki Welde said. “We asked a lot of our team in filling spots to cover our true team roster spots.”

Emily Nuss, Ainsley Hansen and Svea Smedstad each picked up multiple wins at the meet. Nuss would win the 1600 meter run (5:29.29) and triple jump (33-08.25), Hansen would take the long jump (16-09.25) and high jump (5-04), and Smedstad won the discus (101-02) and shot put (35-01). MaKayla Huus also picked up a first-place finish in the pole vault (8-06), while Ashlyn Fronning (13.43) took third in the 100 meter dash.

Nuss also added a second-place finish in the 300 meter hurdles (48.94).

In the relay events, the 4x800 team of Olivia Swanson, Emma Koeckeritz, Brooklyn Berge and Sierra Hatlewick (11:44.95) finished in second, while the 4x400 relay team of Nuss, Hansen, Isabelle Stregge and Rebecca Schindler (4:25.56) took third.

In the boys’ meet, the Otters (47) would take third at the meet. Sartell (82) and Rocori (60) would take the top two spots.

Thrower Alexander Jensen led the Otters with two first-place finishes. Jensen won the shot put (52-07) and discus (142-07).  Luke Newman took three top three finishes in the high jump (first, 5-10), triple jump (third, 36-06) and long jump (third, 17-11.5). Other top finishers for the boys included Conrad Lobb in the 3200 meter run (second, 10:56.92) and Jaden Miller in the 800 meter run (third, 2:17).

In the boys’ relay events, the Otters had four top three finishes. The 4x100 team of Jordan Lee, Owen Babolian, Landon Thacker and Isaac Job (46.83) and the 4x800 team of David Ronnevik, Kolsen papon, Tommy Erickson and Lobb (9:34.8) each took runner-up finishes, while the 4x200 team of Shane Zierden, Jose Rodriguez, Logan Rott and Jacob Kettner (1:47.06) and the 4x400 team of Kettner, Rott, Ronnevik and Owen Spain (4:08.02) each took third.

The Otters will now host a track meet at 4 p.m. Thursday.

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