FP’s Peltoma, Showers earn wins at D3 regional
FELCH—Forest Park’s boys track team took second place and the girls were fourth during the Division 3 regional tournament, held at North Dickinson on May 18.
The Trojans got a pair of first places at regionals. Tyler Peltoma took first in the discus, and Tommy Showers won the 110-meter high hurdles.
The girls were led by Hannah Cross, Kristin Stacy and Mercedes Simmons, who all finished in second place.
Overall, the Trojan boys qualified nine individuals in 13 different events. The top four in individual events and the top two in each relay qualify for the U.P. Finals, taking place June 2 at Kingsford. Four Trojans qualified in two events—Peltoma, Showers, Max Nylund and Mason Rintala.
Peltoma finished first in discus when his best throw went 109 feet, 6.25 inches. Showers, a freshman, had the best time in the 110 highs, 20.41 seconds.