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TRACK: Bemidji's Schmidt, Heifort, Truedson advance to state meet

DETROIT LAKES – the Section 8-2A teams staged the first of their two-day section tournament here Wednesday and the Bemidji track and field athletes earned three berths at the state meet.

The section meet will continue Friday at Sartell.

In Wednesday’s action Brady Schmidt punched his ticket to state in the long jump as the senior finished second with a leap of 21-0.75.

Ali Heifort will be going to state in the discus as she won the section title with a heave of 125-10.

Also earning a state trip Wednesday was Jenna Truedson who was second in the 3200.

The top two individuals in the finals will go to state.

Just missing out were Emily Falldorf who was third in the high jump with a leap of 5-2 and Mea Wall who was third in the long jump at 16-3.25.