Wedemeyer breaks Bayfield stadium record in triple jump

Photo courtesy Justin Cowan
Michael Wedemeyer shows good form on April 13. Wedemeyer broke the Wolverine Country Stadium’s record for the triple jump at the event, with a distance of 44 feet, 9 1/2 inches.

By John Finefrock
Staff Writer
The Pagosa Springs High School track and field teams pulled fourth (boys) and fifth (girls) places amid strong competition at the Pine River Invitational on April 13, and Pirate Michael Wedemeyer broke the record for longest triple jump in the history of Wolverine Country Stadium.

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Photo courtesy Justin Cowan
Cam Hinger clears a hurdle at the Pine River Invitational on April 13. Hinger finished second in the 110-meter hurdles and fourth in the 300-meter hurdles.

Photo courtesy Justin Cowan
River Pitcher launches into the air during an event at the Pine River Invitational on April 13. Pitcher earned third in the triple jump, sixth in the long jump and seventh in the 100-meter race at the event.

This story was posted on April 18, 2019.