The Alexandria boys' track and field team had eight first-place finishes and 10 second-place finishes on its way to winning the Sauk Rapids Triangular last Thursday.
Dan Gorghuber won two events, running the 110-meter hurdles in 16.88 and the 400 in 52.90. Drew Paradis finished first in the 1,600 (4:34.00), while Sam Johnson won the 3,200 in a time of 10:58.79.
Sam Olson took the 300-meter hurdles in 43.95, while Bobby Guetter and Thomas Quist took care of the field events as Guetter took first in the shot put (50'3.5") and Quist won the discus with a personal best toss of 148'4."
The 4x400-meter relay team of Clayton Cozad, Zach Hodgson, Sam Olson and Gorghuber also teamed up for a first-place finish in a time of 3:36.92. That was a season-best time for the group.
Alexandria will now prepare for the Central Lakes Conference championships, which will be held in Brainerd tomorrow, Thursday.
SAUK RAPIDS TRIANGULAR RESULTS
TEAM RESULTS - 1. Alexandria - 85.5; 2. Sartell - 72.5; 3. Sauk Rapids - 28
ALEXANDRIA TOP FIVE FINISHES - 4x800-METER RELAY - Mitch Ronning, Matt Burow, Elijah Hartsell, Zach Hodgson - second place, 8:38.73; 110-METER HURDLES - Dan Gorghuber - first place, 16.88; 100-METER DASH - Grant Haugen - second place, 11.73; Ben Vickstrom - fourth place, 11.82; 4x200-METER RELAY - Derek Goracke, Dillon Kelly, John Dero, Connor Blacksher - second place, 1:41.63; Phil Pham, Alex Bartels, Connor Schuneman, Charlie Warnes - third place, 1:41.83; 1600-METER RUN - Drew Paradis - first place, 4:34.00; Austin McCoy - second place, 4:53.33; Will Sieling - third place, 4:55.61; Sam Vinje - fourth place, 4:58.04; 4x100-METER RELAY - Mike Huss, Nick Schmidt, Grant Haugen, Kelly - second place, 45.86; Brandon Hale, Ryker Anderson, Peter Olson, Phil Pham - fifth place, 49.62; 400-METER DASH - Gorghuber - first place, 52.90; Ben Vickstrom - second place, 54.66; Schmidt - third place, 55.11; Huss - fourth place, 56.16; 300-METER HURDLES - Sam Olson - first place, 43.95; Clayton Cozad - fourth place, 45.93; Anderson - fifth place, 46.21; 800-METER RUN - Hodgson - second place, 2:08.81; Ronning - second place, 2:08.81; 200-METER DASH - Vickstrom - second place, 24.46; Hale - fourth place, 25.15; 3,200-METER RUN - Sam Johnson, first place, 10:58.79; Matt Burow - second place, 11:05.37; Dave Ohman - 11:11.42; 4x400-METER RELAY - Cozad, Hodgson, S. Olson, Gorghuber - first place, 3:36.92; McCoy, Vinje, Matt Young, Will Sieling - third place, 3:57.09; SHOT PUT - Bobby Guetter - first place, 50'03.50"; Landon Dybdal - second place, 47'03.50"; Thomas Quist - fifth place, 42'02.50; DISCUS - Quist - first place, 148'04"; Guetter - second place, 142'07"; Tyler Johnson - fifth place, 119'08"; LONG JUMP - Haugen - third place, 17'09.50"; TRIPLE JUMP - Sam Olson - fourth place, 35'11"