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The Bagley-Fosston girls track and field team members hoist the third-place trophy they won at the Class A state meet held over the weekend at Hamline. Forum Communications Co. Photo/Rand Middleton

Bagley-Fosston girls track team captures third at state meet

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Behind a pair of event championships courtesy of Analisa Huschle, the Bagley-Fosston girls track and field team captured third place at the state high school Class A meet.

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The Flyers finished with 44 team points and were only two points shy of second place which was won by Kasson-Mantorville.

Luverne won the state with 54 points.

Park Rapids tied for 16th with 17 points while Walker-Hackensack-Akeley tied for 50th with five points.

Huschle successfully defended her state championships in the long jump and triple jump. The junior set a meet record in the triple jump when she soared 38-3.

Sara Cham of Worthington was a distant second in the event at 35-11.

In the long jump Huschle cleared 18-4.75, well beyond the 17-9.5 posted by Mel Femrite of Zimmerman.

Huschle also collected a second-place medal in the 200 as she was clocked in 25.42. Ashley Magelssen of Concordia Academy won the race in 25.08.

The Flyers also finished second in the 4x200 relay as Emily Julin, Kyli Day, Lynsey Bardwell and Huschle combined for a time of 1:45.05. The lone team to beat Bagley-Fosston was from Laverne which was clocked in 1:45.03.

Other area finishes in the Class A girls division included a second place by the Park Rapids 4x800 relay unit. Lydia Lutz, Shelby Pierce, Summer Ellefson and Victoria Lutz combined for a 9:29.44 time, seven seconds behind Kasson-Mantorville's meet record time of 9:22.39.

Individually, Lutz was sixth in the 800 (2:19.31) and Sarah Knight of Walker-Hackensack-Akeley was fifth in the pole vault (10-0).

In the Class A boys division, WHA finished 27th as a team with 12 points while Bagley-Fosston and Nevis each earned two points.

Patrick Thompson of B-F earned two team points with his eighth-place finish in the high jump (6-2). Teammate Luke Conger did not score but placed 15th in the 1600 (4:35.88).

WHA's team points were courtesy of Austin Dennis who won the high jump with a leap of 6-7.

Bryon Schult of Nevis contributed his team's points with an eighth-place finish in the 3200 (9:43.50).

Y pmiller@bemidjipioneer.com

Behind a pair of event championships courtesy of Analisa Huschle, the Bagley-Fosston girls track and field team captured third place at the state high school Class A meet.

The Flyers finished with 44 team points and were only two points shy of second place which was won by Kasson-Mantorville.

Luverne won the state with 54 points.

Park Rapids tied for 16th with 17 points while Walker-Hackensack-Akeley tied for 50th with five points.

Huschle successfully defended her state championships in the long jump and triple jump. The junior set a meet record in the triple jump when she soared 38-3.

Sara Cham of Worthington was a distant second in the event at 35-11.

In the long jump Huschle cleared 18-4.75, well beyond the 17-9.5 posted by Mel Femrite of Zimmerman.

Huschle also collected a second-place medal in the 200 as she was clocked in 25.42. Ashley Magelssen of Concordia Academy won the race in 25.08.

The Flyers also finished second in the 4x200 relay as Emily Julin, Kyli Day, Lynsey Bardwell and Huschle combined for a time of 1:45.05. The lone team to beat Bagley-Fosston was from Laverne which was clocked in 1:45.03.

Other area finishes in the Class A girls division included a second place by the Park Rapids 4x800 relay unit. Lydia Lutz, Shelby Pierce, Summer Ellefson and Victoria Lutz combined for a 9:29.44 time, seven seconds behind Kasson-Mantorville's meet record time of 9:22.39.

Individually, Lutz was sixth in the 800 (2:19.31) and Sarah Knight of Walker-Hackensack-Akeley was fifth in the pole vault (10-0).

In the Class A boys division, WHA finished 27th as a team with 12 points while Bagley-Fosston and Nevis each earned two points.

Patrick Thompson of B-F earned two team points with his eighth-place finish in the high jump (6-2). Teammate Luke Conger did not score but placed 15th in the 1600 (4:35.88).

WHA's team points were courtesy of Austin Dennis who won the high jump with a leap of 6-7.

Bryon Schult of Nevis contributed his team's points with an eighth-place finish in the 3200 (9:43.50).

pmiller@bemidjipioneer.com

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