By Nathan Bourne

Discus records fall, Seeley-Swan teams each place third


Nathan Bourne, Pathfinder

Senior Klaire Kovatch smiles while retrieving her discus after seeing her marker placed near the 160-foot mark. She broke her own school record of 150 feet 2 inches and the meet record with the 159 foot 3 inch throw.

BIGFORK - Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawk Klaire Kovatch furthered her own school discus record and shattered the Bigfork Invitational meet record on April 3 with a throw of 159 feet 3 inches. The throw moves Klaire up to eighth in the nation for high school discus throws this year.

After the throw Klaire said she has been feeling good all week and some of the things she has been working on were starting to click.

"I knew that if I got a hold of one it was going to go," Klaire said.

She bested the meet record set by Plain's Leah Thompson in 2016 by nearly 35 feet. Thompson is the current Class C...

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