The Detroit Lakes girls track and team nearly doubled up host Pequot Lakes in points scored taking first place at a triangular with Staples-Motley Thursday, May 6.

The Lakers had the top finishers in 12 of 18 events to score 96 points. Pequot Lakes was second with 49; the Cardinals were third with 38.

Sasha Sekundiak had a pair of wins on the track, besting the 200m field in 27.96 and winning the 400m in 1:01.09.

Rylee Johnson and Anne Paulson swept the hurdles. Johnson won the 100m race in 17.91. Paulson took the 300m in 52.58 with Johnson on her heels in second place (53.73).

Abby Larson continued to pick up 100m dash victories crossing the line in 13.70.

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Laker relays took three of four races winning the 4x1 in 52.07, the 4x2 in 1:52.59 and the 4x4 in 4:32.86.

In the field, DL had the top three triple jumpers led by Sekundiak, (31-08.75). Jordyn Johnson placed second (31-00.75). Anne Paulson was third (30-07.50).

Jacee Price (31-07.50) and Kylee Price (106-01.50) swept throws winning the shot put and discus, respectively.

Grace Gunderson was the lone jumper to clear five-feet to win the high jump.

Jerzie Horner was the pole vault runner-up at 7-6.

The Lakers boys scored 38 points to finish third behind Pequot Lakes (88.5) and Staples-Motley (57.5).

Pequot Lakes dominated the field and won 10 different events in total to six from the Cardinals. DL had two winning relays, the 4x1 - 46.57 and 4x2 - 50.0.

Ethan Carrier and Jacob Kalina went two-three in the 100m dash.

Kalina cleared 5-4 to place second in the high jump; Brandton Marsh and Mason Carrier tied for third (5-2).

Clay Perkins recorded a second place triple jump of 36-9.

Andreas Barnett threw 43-5 to finish second in shot put and was third in discus (107-9).

Both teams will compete in the Mid-State Conference championships. The girls host the meet at Mollberg Field Tuesday, May 11. The boys will be at Crosby-Ironton.



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