RIVER FALLS - Both Prescott High School track and field teams placed third out of six Middle Border Conference teams competing in the New Richmond Indoor Invitational held at UW-River Falls' Knowles Center Thursday afternoon.
Cody Hauenstein won the 800-meter run in 2:17.50 and the 1600 in 5:01.03. PHS had second places from Joe Lubich in the 400-meter dash, Wyatt Holum in the high jump and Westy Bartsch in the shot put.
PHS had a 1-2 finish in the 55-meter dash led by Abby Syverson in first at :7.77 seconds and Katie Burmood in second at :7.91 seconds and also the long jump with Burmood finishing first with a leap of 15-4 while freshman Tori Benck was second at 15-4 also. Syverson also finished third in the 200-meter dash for spectacular debut for the Cardinal freshman sprinter. PHS also finished second in the 1600-meter relay. Haylee Yeager finished second in the shot put.