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Lakers qualify a pair for state track during 1st day of sections

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There will be at least two Detroit Lakes’ athletes at the Class 2A track and field meet, with juniors Matthew Lundstrom and Shay Nielsen each earning berths Wednesday during the Section 8-2A preliminaries and finals in Rocori.


Nielsen dominated the discus field, winning the event with a throw of 127-11, which was a full five feet longer than second place Sophie Balster of Brainerd.

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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.