Ringstmeyer and Terwilliger Shine at ESD Conference Track Meet

Pierre Governors' Kali Ringstmeyer and Reese Terwilliger delivered standout performances at the ESD Conference Track and Field meet, winning titles in the 100-meter dash and shot put. The Governors' girls and boys teams finished fifth overall, with several athletes earning top-three finishes in various events.

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Ringstmeyer and Terwilliger Shine at ESD Conference Track Meet

Ringstmeyer and Terwilliger Shine at ESD Conference Track Meet

Pierre Governors standouts Kali Ringstmeyer and Reese Terwilliger delivered impressive performances at the ESD Conference Track and Field meet in Brookings on Saturday, May 11, 2024. Ringstmeyer dominated the sprints, capturing titles in the 100-meter dash with a time of :12.09 and the 200-meter dash in :25.40. She also ran a leg on Pierre's third-place 400-meter relay team that clocked a :50.96.

Terwilliger showcased her strength in the field events, winning the shot put with a throw of 42-4. The duo's efforts helped propel the Pierre Governor girls to a fifth place team finish with 69 points. On the boys' side, the Governors also placed fifth, tallying 78 points.

Other notable performances for Pierre included Jared Lutmer winning the 3200 meter run and placing third in the 1600 meters. Charlie Williams-Smith and Carson Stoeser took second in the 400 meters. The girls' 4x100 relay of Anastyn Baade, Amara Dell, Elliot Bertsch, and Ringstmeyer earned third, while the boys' 4x200 squad of Tayshaun Agard, Brayden Houlette, Steven Blanchette, and Stoeser also placed third.

In the team standings, Harrisburg claimed the boys' title, while Brandon Valley took top honors in the girls' division. The Pierre track and field squads will look to build on their ESD performances as they prepare for the state meet, which begins on Thursday, May 23 in Sioux Falls. The Governors have one final regular season tune-up in Huron on Thursday before the state competition commences.

Key Takeaways

  • Kali Ringstmeyer wins 100m and 200m dashes at ESD Conference meet.
  • Reese Terwilliger wins shot put with a throw of 42-4.
  • Pierre Governor girls finish 5th with 69 points, boys finish 5th with 78 points.
  • Jared Lutmer wins 3200m run, others earn top-3 finishes in various events.
  • Pierre track and field teams prepare for state meet on May 23 in Sioux Falls.