Zach Farries prepares in front of his blocks.

The Sully Buttes Track and Field team competed in their first meet of the season, Saturday, April 17, at the Battler Invitational. The Chargers were among the 13 teams participating. Stevie Wittler won first in the 100m hurdles with a time of 17.20 and the 300m hurdles with a time of 51.59. Other place winners included Allyson Wittler-6th 100m dash-14.07 and 7th discus-87-1; Courtnie Weinheimer-7th 100m dash-14.08; Stevie Wittler-3rd 200m dash-28.81 and 2nd long jump-14-10; Jill Hofer-5th 800m run-2:44.02; Griffin Petersen-2nd 800m run-2:10.66; Lydia Hill-4th shot put-30-.5; Addison Chicoine-6th shot put-28-6 and 5th discus-88-1; Jesse Schall-3rd shot put-44-0 and 7th discus-121-8; Landon Hepker-6th triple jump-36-3.5; Sully Buttes A Boys 400m Relay-4th-48.23 (Garrett Petersen, Blaine Hill, Collin Bradberry; Sedric Perkins); Sully Buttes Girls 400m Relay-4th-58.33 (Tailynn Bradford, Jill Hofer, Gracie Olivier, Courtnie Weinheimer); Sully Buttes A Boys 800m Relay-4th-1:40.52 (Petersen, Hill, Bradberry, Perkins); Sully Buttes A Boys 1600m Relay-6th-3:54.68 (Griffin Petersen, Hill, Garrett Petersen, Perkins); Sully Buttes Girls 1600m Relay-7th-5:01.65 (Hofer, Weinheimer, Olivier, Bradford) and Sully Buttes Boys Medley Relay-5th -4:13.19 (Hill, Thomas Farries, Zach Farries, Landon Hepker).

Other Chargers competing were Jill Hofer-100m dash-14.93; Tailynn Bradford-100m dash-15.09; Gracie Olivier-100m dash-15.22; Jordan Schall-100m dash-12.54, discus-79-3 and shot put-no distance; Chase Yellow Hawk-100m dash-12.85 and 400m dash-60.37; Zach Farries-100m dash-12.98; Gavin Barber-100m dash-13.99 and 200m dash-30.20; Eli Mercer-100m dash-14.45 and 200m dash-32.46; Allyson Wittler-200m dash-30.50; Trever Marshall-200m dash-28.02; Lucas Arcorn-200m dash-31.68; Cash Langdeau-800m run-2:35.90; Teghan Westphal-300m hurdles-51.28; Lydia Hill-discus-81-9; Thomas Farries-long jump-16-8.75; Garrett Petersen-triple jump-35-1; Sully Buttes B Boys 400m Relay-52.92 (Teghan Westphal, Lucas Arcoren, Gavin Barber, Trevor Marshall); Sully Buttes B Boys 800m Relay-1:54.5 (Westphal, Arcoren, Eli Mercer, Marshall) and Sully Buttes B Boys 1600m Relay-4:10.41 (Hepker, T. Farries, Yellow Hawk, Langdeau).

The Chargers will host the Charger Invite on Thursday, April 22 with field events starting at 1:00 p.m. and running events at 2:30 p.m.