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Track and Field: Laker teams bust out in Thief River Falls

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The Detroit Lakes track and field teams are starting to rise to the top after the Laker girls won the Thief River Falls Invite and the boys finished second.


The Laker girls won seven events, including all three sprinting events and both throwing competitions.

Allison Berg won the 100-meter dash with a 13.26, while Lindsey Heinecke took each the 200 and 400 dash events.

Junior Shay Nielsen won both the shot put (43-05 and discus (118-05).

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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.