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Laker junior Shay Nielsen throws the discus during the State True Team meet in Stillwater Saturday. Nielsen won both the shot put and discus. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Laker girls are steady in State for 6th place finish

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Despite taking sixth place out of nine teams at the Class 2A state True Team meet in Stillwater Saturday, the Detroit Lakes girls’ track and field team still made their mark after winning four events and taking runner-up in three.


But the quality and depth in this year’s True Team event was like no other, with the competitive level being at an all-time high.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.