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DL athletes do well in Hersheys State Meet

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DL athletes do well in Hersheys State Meet
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A contingent of Detroit Lakes youth athletes competed in the Hershey’s State Track and Field meet at Gustavus Aldolphus in St. Peter Saturday.

Winners at the state meet have a chance to compete in the National Hershey Track and Field meet, which will be held in Hershey, Pa., in August.

DL’s Naomi Larson won the standing long jump in the 13-14 girls’ division with a jump of 7-0 and has a chance at nationals.

The girls’ 13-14 year-old 4x100 relay team of Leah Chavez, Naomi Larson, Emily Larson and Haidyn Gunderson also won with a time of 56.25, as did the 9-10 girl’s 4x100 relay team of Kyle Swiers, Tori LaFriniere, Sarah Tangen and Abby Larson.

Track and Field results: Hershey Track and Field state meet at Gustavus Aldolphus in St. Peter, Saturday, June 22

Detroit Lakes area results

1st,  13 -14 Girls Standing Long Jump  Naomi Larson  7’0”; 1st  13-14 Girls 4x100 Relay  (Emily Larson, Haidyn Gunderson, Leah Chavez, Naomi Larson) 56.25; 1st   9 - 10 Girls 4 x 100 Relay  (Kylie Swiers, Tori LaFriniere, Sarah Tangen, Abby Larson)  1:08.17; 2nd 9 - 10 Boys Standing Long Jump  Griffin Meier  6’2.75”; 2nd 9 - 10 Girls Softball Throw  Tori LaFriniere   85’5.5 “; 3rd 13-14 Girls 100 Meter Dash  Naomi Larson  14.41; 3rd 13-14 Girls 200 Meter Dash  Emily Larson  29.71; 3rd  13-14 Girls Softball Throw  Haidyn Gunderson  117’7.5”; 3rd 9 - 10 Girls Softball Throw  Sarah Tangen   81’  2”; 3rd  11-12 Boys 4x100 Relay  (Jayden Geerdes, Braedon Wimmer, Jake Bishop, Hunter Jorgenson)  1:06.25;  4th 9 - 10 Boys 50 Meter Dash  Ethan Carrier  8.64; 4th  9 - 10 Girls Standing Long Jump  Gabby Fredrickson  5’9”; 5th  9 - 10 Boys 4x100 Relay  (Griffin Meier, Jake Pavek, Ethan Carrier, Jack Nielsen); 6th  13-14 Girls 100 Meter Dash  Haidyn Gunderson  14.67; 6th  13-14 Girls Standing Long Jump  Emily Larson  6’8”; 6th 9 - 10 Girls 400 Meter Dash  McKenna Mallow  1:20.04; 6th  11-12 Boys Softball Throw  Caleb Tangen  129’ 3.25; 7th  9 - 10 Girls Standing Long Jump  Halli Pavek  5’8”; 7th  11-12 Girls 4x100 Relay(Anna Cihak, Laura Prussia, Kya Anderson); 8th 9 - 10 Girls 4 x100 Relay (Raena Funk, Halli Pavek, Jalynn Gunderson, Sadie Heineke) 1:13.71; 8th  11-12 Girls 100 Meter Dash  Laura Prussia  15.62.