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Frazee Track and Field: Grassi wins section 100-hurdles

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Frazee’s junior foreign exchange student, Gabriele Grassi, qualified for the Class 1A state track and field meet after winning the Section 6-1A 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.60.


The feat, which occurred Thursday at Minnesota State University Moorhead, was Frazee’s lone state qualifying effort.

Grant Jepson finished fifth in the 300 hurdles with a time of 44.09, while the 4x400 relay team of Cody Nordquist, Bruce Lemon, Jepson and Grassi came in third with a mark of 3:36.02.

Ashley Laine was fifth in the 100 hurdles for the Frazee girls.

The Class 1A state meet will be held at Hamline University this Friday and Saturday, June 7-8.

Hornet results - Section 6-1A meet at Minnesota State University Moorhead, Thursday, May 30

Frazee boys event results (*State qualifier) – 100 dash:  9. Tyler Ziegler 12.39...200 dash: 9. Ziegler 24.67…800 run: 6. Bruce Lemon 2:08.30…110 hurdles: *1. Gabriele Grassi 15.60; 8. Cody Nordquist 17.89…300 hurdles: 5. Grant Jepson 44.09…4x400: 3. Fraz  Cody Nordquist, Bruce Lemon, Grant Jepson, Grassi) 3:36.02…Triple jump: 7. Grassi 40-06.5; 10. Will Halverson 37-01.5…Shot put: Roger Thorp 37-09.

Frazee girls event results – 200 dash: 15. 0Taylor Wutzke 30.32…100 hurdles: 5. Ashley Laine 17.70…300 hurdles: 15. Maddie Rue 55.06…High jump: 8. Hannah Brady 4-07; 12. Hailey Ellingson-Wirth 4-05…Triple jump: 9. Barker 31-03.