Helena High Sweeps Crosstown Track

Zander Mozer won three individual events and was part of a fourth victory, helping the Bengals to a 92-53 boys win over Capital at the second crosstown track meet of the season.

The HHS girls beat the Lady Bruins 75-70.

Mozer won the 100 in 11.01 seconds, the 200 in 22.56, and the 400 in 48.77.  He was also part of the Bengals’ winning 1,600-meter relay.

Helena’s Derrick Olsen won the 110 hurdles with a state-best time of 14.40 and the 300 hurdles in 41.52.

Capital’s Elena Carter and Audrey Bloomquist, and Helena’s Iain Anderson all took three events.

Carter claimed the long jump with a leap of 18 feet, 1 inch, and the 100 hurdles in 15.34, while teammate Audrey Bloomquist garnered the 100 and 200, in 13.00 and 27.12.

Bloomquist and Carter were both part of the winning 400 relay, with Kyer Frederick and Abigail Harmon. They set  a crosstown meet record of 49.66.

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Jay Scott has an extensive news background. His prep school newspaper was voted #1 in the United States, and 3 years after graduation from Northwestern University, he anchored NBC Radio's "News on the Hour" from Chicago. He has won statewide news awards in Illinois, Indiana, California, and Montana, and has won more news and sports "EB" awards (first and second) from the Montana Broadcasters Association then any other broadcaster. He has been a lecturer at Journalism Schools at Northwestern University, Columbia University, the University of Notre Dame, and the University of Montana. Jay Scott has served as play-by-play reporter for the Capital High Bruins and Helena American Legion baseball since 2000. Some prior career highlights include radio work for the Chicago Black Hawks, White Sox, Bears and Bulls, plus Northwestern University, Indiana University, Purdue University, the University of Notre Dame, and Carroll College . He has been the TV "voice" for the University of Montana and Carroll College as well. Jay was one of the first broadcasters in the U-S to web-stream high school games, beginning with Capital High in 2004. His games get regular hits from "coast to coast to Gulf coast," and all six other continents. He is also a veteran sports official, having worked high school, college and professional baseball, softball, basketball, football and hockey. He helped write national rules for high school baseball and softball. He has umpired a Montana High School state tournament in softball, and worked numerous playoff games in football.

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