Track and field: Iron Mountain boys’ relays key home sweep

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain swept relays and edged out Gladstone 77-75 to win a boys triangular track and field meet Tuesday at Mountaineer Stadium.

Escanaba was third with 23.

Mountaineers senior Aaron Bolo had two individual firsts in 110-meter hurdles (15.72) and long jump (19-6.5), a second in high jump and started the 400 relay.

“Aaron continues to lead the team,” Mountaineers coach Kevin Sullivan said. “Our relay teams were hitting on all cylinders.”

Sophomore Charlie Gerhard took first place in the 300 hurdles (42.78) and high jump (6-2).

“It was great to have underclassmen place for the first time in their career,” said Sullivan, referring to fourths from sophomores Teagan Erickson in the 110 hurdles and Devon Dickerson in the 800, and freshman John Callahan in the pole vault. “It was a great time for our boys and girls teams to continually improve their times as we prepare for regionals next week.”

Escanaba’s girls, 73, stormed past Gladstone 54 and Iron Mountain 45.

Gladstone had two firsts apiece from Leigha Woelffer (1600, 6:10; 3200, 13:56) and Sydney Mills (high jump, 4-10; long jump, 15-4).

Olivia Berutti and Taylor Talerico paced the Mountaineers. Berutti had firsts in 100 hurdles (16.55), 400 dash (1.06:08) and 200 (28.28). Talerico was the winner of the 100 dash (13.14) and took second in the 300 hurdles and high jump.

Tiana Brooks placed second in the 100 and 200 dashes and was also runner-up in long jump. Sophomore Ailie Schoenborn finished second in the pole vault.

Iron Mountain hosts Kingsford on Thursday.