The Ketochi

Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season

Cascade%27s+track+athletes+look+to+continue+program%27s+tradition.
Back to Article
Back to Article

Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season

Cascade's track athletes look to continue program's tradition.

Cascade's track athletes look to continue program's tradition.

Image from tpm-m.org

Cascade's track athletes look to continue program's tradition.

Image from tpm-m.org

Image from tpm-m.org

Cascade's track athletes look to continue program's tradition.

Nathan Gatch, Staff Writer

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






“It doesn’t matter how tall or big you are, distances, heights, and times don’t lie. You create your own success,” said Cascade’s head track and field coach Christa Hardy.

There are many people going out for track this year. On the boys’ side, there are four seniors (Riccardo Samoggia, Kolton Lynn, Wesley Hagan, and Kyle Evans), one junior (David Le), four sophomores (Max Hardt, Kaden Shelton, Jacob Phillips, and Josiah Mazaira), and four freshmen (Preston Hastings, Justin Smith, Caden Crowell, and Kevin Tran).

For the girls, Mackenzie Wombold is the only senior participating. Shelbie Jackson, Elise Crago, and Kaitlynn Lummer are the juniors who will be competing. The sophomores are Lexi Mortag, Shaylyn Evans, Caybree Ludvigson, and Lindsey Faldinski.  Finally, there are three freshmen in Emilie Crago, Lily Grismer, and Ava McKamey.

According to Coach Hardy, Kolton Lynn and Caden Crowell will lead the way in the boys’ throwing events.  She also believes that newcomers Justin Smith and Preston Hastings should contribute to pole vaulting and jumping, and Kaden Shelton, Max Hardt, and Riccardo Samoggia are going to try out their luck in a variety of events.

For the girls’ team, she thinks that Mackenzie Wombold will lead the team in throws, while Lexi Mortag is going to run her heart out in distance running. Shelbie Jackson and Elise Crago both qualified for state before, and Hardy expects them to make it again. Also, Caybree Ludvigson, Shaylynn Evans, and Kaitlyn Lummer

The Badgers began practice for track and field on Monday, March 11th. Unfortunately, the weather hasn’t been cooperating with the meet schedule.

The assistant coach for this year is Heather Lewis. Character building is an important part of track and field and all sports for that matter. According to the coaches, track “makes it impossible to have instant gratification.”

Cascade traveled to Havre today for its first meet of the season.

Good luck the rest of the way, Badgers!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
About the Writer
Nathan Gatch, Staff Writer

New Ketochi staff writer Nathan J. Gatch is an eighth-grade student whose favorite thing to eat is Kraft mac and cheese. Nathan was born in Billings on...

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season

    Athletics

    Girls Place Fifth at Choteau Meet

  • Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season

    Athletics

    Junior High Wrestlers Show Promise

  • Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season

    Athletics

    Track Athletes Travel to Havre for First Meet

  • Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season

    Athletics

    Junior High Lady Badgers Grab Three Wins at District Tournament

  • Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season

    Athletics

    Junior High Badgers End Season with 10-2 Mark

  • Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season

    Athletics

    Badgers Finish Regular Season with 7-1 Mark

  • Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season

    Activities

    Cascade Golfers Hit the Links for 2019 Season

  • Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season

    Athletics

    Losses to Simms, Central Drop JH Lady Badgers to 1-3

  • Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season

    Athletics

    Badgers Beat Simms, Take First Loss of Season at GFCC

  • Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season

    Athletics

    Lady Badgers End First Weekend at 1-1

Navigate Right
The student news site of Cascade High School
Cascade Thinclads Ready for 2019 Season