7 Hi-Liner Track & Field Personal Records
(Jake McNeal/Times-Record) Hi-Liner sophomore John Halgrimson (left) leaps on the way to an 18-foot, 9.75-inch, 10th-place Long Jump finish. He set new personal bests in the Shot Put and 60 Meter Dash
Valley City junior Bekah Peterson (right) improved her personal 400 Meter Dash record to 1:08.22, up from 1:08.88, for fifth place
Hi-Liner Track & Field came away with seven new personal bests in Fridayâ€™s Eastern Dakota Conference Indoor Championships at North Dakota State.
Sophomore John Halgrimson set his own Shot Put record with a heave of 40 feet, 6 inches for 12th place to break his previous mark of 38 feet, 3.5 inches. He improved his personal 60 Meter Dash mark to 7.49 seconds from 7.56 seconds, his 24.25-second 200 Meter Dash earned him eighth place, and his 18-foot, 9.75-inch Long Jump earned him 10th.
â€śI just go,â€ť said Halgrimson of his routines. â€śIf I think too much I get shaky, so I just go.â€ť
Junior Bekah Peterson set a 400 Meter Dash personal best at 1:08.22 for fifth, up from her previous 1:08.88, and took seventh in the Triple
Jump with a total of 31 feet, 3.50 inches.
Senior Jamie Ronning set a personal record in the 200 Meter Dash at 34.38 seconds for 35th to improve her 35.18-second mark.
Sophomore Tabatha Branam set her new Shot Put record with a heave of 24 feet, 5 inches to beat her own 22-foot, 4-inch mark for 31st.
Senior Dustin Lindgren set a new personal best of 8.07 seconds for 34th in the 60 Meter Dash to break his old record of 8.27 seconds.
Sophomore Erik Milender set a new personal record of 8.07 seconds in the 60 Meter Dash to break his old 8.25 seconds for 35th.
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.
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