Two area athletes step up on first day of Section 1A track and field meet
Two area athletes earned trip to the Class A state track and field meet on the first day of the Section 1A meet in Elgin Wednesday.
Blooming Prairie’s Sam Wurst earned a trip to state in the high jump and Hayfield’s Katrina Thoe earned a trip to state in the discus.
The second day of the Section 1A meet will be held Thursday.
100-meter dash: Patrick Murphy (LP) (11th, 12.32)
200-meter dash: Patrick Murphy (LP) (11th, 24.96)
400-meter dash: Elijah Baker (BP) (10th, 53.50)
3200-meter run: Alec Ille (BP) (seventh, 10:11.57); Peter Torkelson (eighth, 10:27.50)
110-meter run: Drew Lewison (GMLOKS) (first, 16.24)
300-meter hurdles: Peter Torkelson (GMLOKS) (first, 41.56); Drew Lewison (GMLOKS)
triple jump: Steven Miner (H) (10th, 38-2.75)
100-meter dash: Emily Hovden (GMLOKS) (fourth, 13.56); Rachel Nelsen (LP) (eighth, 13.85); Kassidy Kirtz (GMLOKS) (10th, 13.88)
200-meter dash: Lauren Buccholtz (GMLOKS) (seventh, 27.35); Rachel Nelsen (LP) (10th, 28.08)
400-meter dash: Lauren Buchholtz (GMLOKS) (seventh, 1:01.65)
3200-meter run: Kayla Christopherson (LP) (fourth, 11:50.76)
100-meter hurdles: Hailey Hindt (GMLOKS) (fifth, 16.89); Katelyn Luthe (GMLOKS) (sixth, 17.01)
300-meter hurdles: Hailey Hindt (GMLOKS) (seventh, 50.17)
4 x 100-meter relay: Katelyn Luthe, Emily Hovden, Kassidy Kirtz, Isabelle Olson (GMLOKS) (third, 50.97)
4 x 200-meter relay: Katelyn Luthe, Emily Hovden, Riley Queensland, Lauren Buccholtz (GMLOKS) third, 1:48.95)
high jump: Sam Wurst (BP) (first, 5-0); Riley Queensland (GMLOKS) (fourth, 4-8)
long jump: Kassity Kirtz (GMLOKS) (eighth, 15-6.50); Lauren Buccholtz (GMLOKS) (ninth, 15-1.50)
discus: Katrina Thoe (H) (second, 116-7); Lila Gronseth (H) (ninth, 102-8)