Jolynn Warnes' first-ever go at a multi-event went quite well.
The freshman from Kensington, Minn., placed second at the Bison Pentathlon on Friday night in Fargo.
Warnes' 2,872 points was behind only UND's Megan Gray, who won with 3,117 points.
"It went pretty good for her. She didn't have any terrible events," JC women's coach Jim Clark. "She has a lot of potential."
She had a time of 9.76 in the hurdles, cleared 4-8.25 in her first ever high jump, 26-3.50 in the shot, 15-.75 in the long jump and 2:45.21 in the 800.
Kayla Byle was competing in her first pentathlon and only her second multi-event. She won the 800 (2:33.20) and would likely have finished third if not for scratching in the long jump. Her 2,061 total included a 10.48 in the hurdles, 4-3.50 in the high jump and a 24-5.50 shot.
"Overall it was a pretty good day for both of them," Clark said.
The Jimmies are back in Fargo today with the full men's and women's teams for the Bison Open.
Courtesy of David Selvig, Jamestown Sun
Pentathlon Bison Open at Fargo
1, Megan Gray, UND, 3,117; 2, Jolynn Warnes, JC, 2,782; 3, Lisa Oliveras, VCSU, 2,328; 4, Allie Helterbran, Minot State, 2,299; 5, Kayla Byle, JC, 2,061.