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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

SECTION TRACK: Two Wolverine relays set records in wins

MLAC at Section 2A South Meet

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey’s boys distance relays stole the show at Thursday’s Section 2A South Meet in Mapleton, setting new school records on their way to wins in the 4×400 and 4×800.

That highlighted a strong overall day for the Wolverines.

The top eight individuals in each event and the top four relays advance to the section meet June 3 at Mankato West High School.

The Wolverine girls were paced by a runner-up finish in the 4×800 relay, with a time of 10:46.47.

Gracie Peters placed third in the 400 (1:05.66). Theresa Nwaiga finished fourth in the 800 (2:34.75). Paige McMullen was fifth in the 100 (14.19). Meghan Johnson finished fifth in the 3,200 (13:26.73).

The Wolverine team of Carter Olson, Ethan Schroeder, Zach Klassen and Kody Wassman dominated in two relays, setting new Wolverine school records in both the 4×800 (8:18.35) and 4×400 (3:30.06).

Wassman added a win in the 800 (2:01.57) with Schroeder finishing second (2:02.15), while Klassen captured first in the 1,600 (4:31.45).

Chase Anacker finished fourth in the high jump (5-8). Layne Wall placed fifth in both the 110 hurdles (18.71) and 300 hurdles (46.00) and was sixth in the triple jump (38-8¼). Jordan Linscheid finished fifth in the 400 (53.26) and sixth in the 200 (24.31). Preston Xayachak placed fifth in the long jump (18-11).

Next meets: Check for updates after each meet.
Windom: at Section 2A Meet (Mankato West HS), June 3
MLAC: at Section 2A Meet (Mankato West HS), June 3
WWG/RRC: at Section 3A Meet (Montevideo), June 1
MCWBO: at Section 2A Meet (Mankato West HS), June 3

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