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Bemidji's Maea Wall and Lindsey Heineck of Detroit Lakes battle neck-and-neck at the Section 8-2A meet during the final stretch of the 400. Heinecke eventually nipped Wall to win the race. Brian basham | Forum Communications Co.

Bemidji sends five individuals, relay to state meet


DETROIT LAKES - Chris Lehman has been coaching girls track at Bemidji High School for 12 years and most springs he can count on a few athletes making it to the state meet.

This year, however, will be one that he will always remember.

"We are taking three girls in five different events plus our 4x400 relay to state," Lehman said. "This is the most we've ever had advance during my time with the program."

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Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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