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Sam Champa hurls himself in the long jump event Thursday under the frigid conditions at Mollberg Field. Champa finished in second to teammate Jonathan Hallisey. BRIAN WIERIMA/RECORD

Laker teams defend home turf in Fredrickson Invite

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There was no ceiling on Thursday’s Craig Fredrickson Track and Field Invite, as both Detroit Lakes boys’ and girls’ squads defended their home turf with team titles.


It was the first official outdoor meet of the season for many of the teams, as the DL girls won with a score of 178 and the boys with a mark of 147.5.

The meet is a good set-up for the Section 8 True Team meet, which is at Mollberg Field Tuesday, starting at 12:15 p.m.

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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.