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It's a triple she has run each of the last three years, but when she was injured last year during the meet she could only jog her final event, the Committed to run for the Gophers next year, she says she won't be tripling.
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She's not fast enough in theshe said. Hopefully, she added, will run the or and probably on relays. Wayzata's Ruby Stauber, the defending Hamline Elite and MSHSL champion, broke the four year old meet record in that event, and anchored the winning Wayzata team in the 4 by relay.
That was despite the fact that this was her first outdoor this year and she hadn't attempted to "peak" for the Hamline meet nor had done much speedwork leading up the race. Stauber finished second in the at the New Balance Indoor nationals in 2: She knows she'll have to run faster to keep up with the competition.
After that she hopes to see what she can do at one or more of the National high school outdoor championship meets. Edina's Abdi Sahal interviewed after winning the hurdles.
Joiner ran faster than the meet record in both events while Biermaier finished sixth in the hurdles. Defending three time MSHSL pole vault titlist Rochester Century's Andy Jacobs won the pole vault despite having to train indoors most of the past week and recover from a cold. Jacobs almost cleared 13 feet, but had to settle for a 12'4" meet record.
The event was completed under the lights as the last event of the meet. As the earlier sunshine generated heat was gone, the vaulters wrapped themselves in colorful, heavy blankets between jumps.
Mirroring Caldwell in the girl's sprints, Robbinsdale Armstrong's Evan McClellon dominated the boy's sprints setting meet records in both the and When he was asked what he wanted to do for an encore, McClellon said: It has proved to be a wise choice. Como Park's Trevon Clay almost pulled off a double. Michael-Albertville, but Weston broke the tie by having the furthest second best jump. Francis' Genuine Matthews improved by two seconds in the to win in After not qualifying for last year's Hamline Elite meet, Matthews vowed to step up his game for Owen Hoeft, tall and lean, has the height of a basketball player, but he's proven his talent over hill and dale in XC and now on the track with his win.
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And, just as Klecker had to battle with Justin Hyytinen in his shadow for nearly the entire race, Hoeft could not shake Totino Grace's Kevin Dado until the last lap where Hoeft ran Minnetonka's Mia Barron, noting that while neither was a personal best, was still satisfied to have set two meet records in the jumps--triple 39'1. Barron also ran the anchor leg on Minnetonka's runner-up 4 by relay. Not to be outdone, Eagan's Jacob Gourley didn't break any individual records, but he did come away with three emphatic victories.
He opened by winning the in Then he delivered a similar dominating performance in the open beating the field by nearly half a second in Minnetonka's Mia Barron all black is interviewed after her double jump record wins, while record setter Bloomington Jefferson's Matthew Rosen waits for his interview and T-shirt toss to the crowd.
Each event winner was introduced to the crowd and given a T-shirt to throw up into the stands. Rosen has the shirt in his right hand next to his hip. Photo by Jim Ferstle Gourley's success was almost copied by his sister, Maggie, who finished runner-up in the girl's Jacob said his performances were the result of an intense summer rehab and workout regimen to recover from a shin stress fracture that hampered his efforts in A football player, as well as a track athlete, he says that track is his best sport and that the hard work over the summer has paid off.
Wayzata's Anthony Clarke yellow singlet, blue shorts has the lead at the last baton exchange of the 4 by relay with Eagan's Jacob Gourley blue singlet with black tights and white shoes in the middle of the picture. Photo by Jim Ferstle Rosemount's Payton Otterdahl was the meets only other multiple winner, taking both the shot 58'.
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Minnetonka dominated the women's relays winning the 4 by and 4 byand second in the 4 by Wayzata won the boy's 4 by and 4 by while staking second in the 4 by and ninth in the 4 by The distance events were highly competitive and fast with event records falling in the as defending Class AA champ, Bloomington Jefferson' Matthew Rosen, led from the gun and held off Eden Prairie's Cal Lawton to win in 1: Lawton also broke the prior meet record, running 1: Rosen, who was the captain of the Jefferson basketball team, said he was able to do some running during basketball season and still considers track his main sport.
He said his early season track results convinced him he was ready to run fast on Friday. Defending Class AA champion Obsa Ali also played another sport, wrestling, during the winter, so he wasn't in top shape for the as Farmington's Justin Hyytinen ran him down with a Ali said that he wasn't concerned because last year he hadn't been able to break 4: Eli Krahn, who was entered in thescratched because of a cold he picked up last weekend.
He opted not to run the elite meet to give himself time to recover, he said, because the big races will be in June, not April. Ali leads the field on lap 2 of the Hyytinen is in the black and red and you can see his head and shoulders over Ali's left shoulder. Photo by Jim Ferstle He and Ali had been talking about working together in the Elite Meet to run a fast time, but neither were in form for that sort of performance yet.
Ali's coach Marty Huberty said one of Ali's goals is to break Steve Holman's Richfield school record, which would require a 4: French broke away from the field on the third lap and had a comfortable lead going into the lastbut Truedson's signature last lap kick brought her to French's shoulder down the homestretch, where French had enough left to hold her off.