Seven area athletes are headed to Class A state track meet

Published 4:57 pm Friday, May 31, 2019

Seven area athletes qualified for state at the Section 1A track and field meet in Winona Thursday.

The GMLOKS girls track and field team sent two sprint relay teams to state as the 4 X 200-meter relay team of Anika Reiland, Hailey Hindt, Lauren Buchholtz and Riley Queensland took first and the 4 x 100-meter team of Isabelle Olson, Reiland, Kassidy Kirtz and Buchholtz took second.

Reiland, Buchholtz and Queensland were on the Minnesota Class A state champion 4 x 200-meter relay team last year.

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Hindt, a sophomore, qualified for state in the 300-meter hurdles as she took second and Buchholtz qualified for state in the long jump with a third place finish.

Hayfield sophomore Madison Johnston qualified for state in shot put as she finished in second place.

200-meter dash: Jordan Howard (GMLOKS) (eighth, 24.23)
800-meter run: Isaac Ille (BP) (fifth, 2:04.85)
4 x 200-meter relay: John Hegge, Blake Ludemann, Luke Speer, James Howard (seventh, 1:36.22)
4 x 400-meter relay: Blake Ludemann, Christian Hjelman, Lucas Howard, James Howard (GMLOKS) (eigth, 3:38.05)
4 X 800-meter relay: Jacob Kerrins, Brendan Kennedy, Christian Hjelman, Lucas Howard (GMLOKS) (fourth, 8:41.79)
Shot put: Gabe Hagen (BP) (fifth, 46-2.25)
Discus: Gabe Hagen (BP) (eighth, 126-3)

100-meter dash: Lauren Buchholtz (GMLOKS) (sixth, 13.02)
200-meter dash: Annika Reiland (GMLOKS) (third, 26.16)
1600-meter run: Kayla Christopherson (LP) (fifth, 5:24.4); Rory Bickler (seventh, 5:45.82)
3200-meter run: Kayla Christopherson (LP) (fifth, 11:23.64)
100-meter hurdles: Hailey Hindt (GMLOKS) (third, 15.68)
300-meter hurdles: Hailey Hindt (GMLOKS) (second, 45.09)
4 x 100-meter relay: Isabelle Olson, Anika Reiland, Kassidy Kirtz, Lauren Buchholtz (GMLOKS) (second, 49.67)
4 x 200-meter relay: Anika Reiland, Hailey Hindt, Lauren Buchholtz, Riley Queensland (GMLOKS) (first, 1:45.18)
High jump: Riley Queensland (GMLOKS) (sixth, 5-0)
Long jump: Lauren Buchholtz (GMLOKS) (third, 17-1.50); Kassidy Kirtz (GMLOKS) (sixth, 15-11.50)
Shot put: Madison Johnston (H) (second, 36-1.25); Lila Gronseth (H) (third, 35-6.25)
Discus: Lila Gronseth (H) (fourth, 114-2)