Nine make it out of Sub-Sections
The Lake Park-Audubon boys' and girls' track and field teams sent a total of nine athletes in nine different events to the Section 8-1A meet after making it out of the Sub-Sections in Perham Thursday.
Senior Jesse Wixo garnered a second and third in the long jump (18-9.75) and triple jump (38-6.5), respectively, while Jon Nelson landed a silver in the high jump at 6-0.
Chase Zeller finished fourth in the discus with a mark of 122-9.
The Raider girls will be sending two relay teams, as well as competitors in two track events and a field event.
The 4x800 (Caitlyn Wavra, Becca Schermer, Nora Ulmer and Ashley Thompson) and 4x400 (Rachel Carlson, Wavra, Brittany Risland and Thompson) teams each took third.
Carlson took a fourth-place finish in the 200 dash, while Schermer qualified for sections in the 3,200 race with a fourth place finish as well.
The Section 8-2A meet will be Thursday at Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Sub-Section 6-1A at Perham, Thursday, May 27.
LP-A boys section qualifiers-- High jump: 2. Jon Nelson 6-0...Discus: 4. Chase Zeller 122-9...Long Jump: 2. Jesse Wixo 18-9.75...Triple jump: 3. Wixo 38-6.5.
LP-A girls section qualifiers -- 4x800: 3. LPA (Caitlyn Wavra, Becca Schermer, Nora Ulmer, Ashley Thompson) 11:10.52...200 dash: 4. Rachel Carlson 28.79...High jump: 4. Becca Schermer 4-04...3,200 run: 4. Ashlyn Strom 13:07.82...4x400: 3. LPA (Carlson, Wavra, Brittany Risland, Ashley Thompson) 4:28.52.