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Lakers first at hosted invite, Tigers take second

Senior Kate Folkman gets set at the starting line of the 100-meter dash during a previous home meet. At Minnewaska on Tuesday, April 18, she took second in the event with a time of 13.37. (Brooke Kern / Morris Sun Tribune)

The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta girls track and field team took second at Minnewaska’s Steven Hill Invite on Tuesday, April 18 in Glenwood. The Lakers claimed the top spot in their hosted invite with 193.25 points.

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The Tigers had six first place finishes all in running events: 400-meter dash, 800-meter run, 1600-meter run, 300-meter hurdles, and the 4x100-meter and 4x200-meter relays.

Anna Grove took first in the 400-meter with a time of 1:04.67.

Maddie Carrington had a pair of first place finishes with a 2:29 in the 800-meter run and a 5:41 in the 1600-meter run.

Midori Soderberg clocked a 51.69 for the top spot in the 300-meter hurdles. Correy Hickman and Kaylie Raths rounded out the top three in that event.

In the 4x100-meter relay, the team of McKenna Lubenow, Olivia Lebrija, Islande Sperr, and Kate Folkman finished in 55.87 for top honors. The 4x200-meter relay team of Lubenow, Hickman, Folkman, and Grove claimed first in 1:58.11.

Morris/C-A didn’t place above fifth in a field event, but did earn seven other second and third place finishes on the track side.

The Tigers host a junior high invite on Friday, April 21 in Morris, then the junior high team goes to Ortonville on Monday, April 24. The varsity is back in action at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25 in Benson.

Steve Hill Invite

Team scoring – (1) Minnewaska 193.25 (2) Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 126.5 (3) Lac qui Parle Valley / Dawson-Boyd 95.5 (4) West Central Area 76 (5) Benson/KMS 41.75 (6) Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 12

Individual results – Morris/C-A and Hancock participants


100: (2) Kate Folkman 13.37 (4) Olivia Lebrija 13.56 (20) Berenice Arreguin 15.75 (21) Pearl Schmidgall 16.15

200: (2) Kaylie Raths 29.96 (5) Islande Sperr 30.89

400: (1) Anna Grove 1:04.67 (5) Lexi Carbert 1:11.06 (8) Savannah Aanerud 1:11.5


800: (1) Maddie Carrington 2:29 (8) Malory Anderson 2:47.5 (14) Abigail Malek 3:23

1600: (1) Maddie Carrington 5:41

3200: (3) Meredith Carrington 13:13 (4) Maddie Siegel 13:23


100: (3) Midori Soderberg 17.88

300: (1) Soderberg 51.69 (2) Correy Hickman 53.13 (3) Raths 53.4


4x100: (1) Morris/C-A (McKenna Lubenow, Lebrija, Sperr, Folkman) 55.87

4x200: (1) Morris/C-A (Lubenow, Hickman, Folkman, Grove) 1:58.11

4x400: (2) Morris/C-A (Maddie Carrington, Soderberg, Raths, Grove) 4:25.8

4x800: (5) Morris/C-A (Siegel, Meredith Carrington, Aanerud, Anderson) 11:33


High: (10) Emma Berlinger 4-03

Long: (5) Grove 13-07.5 (10) Anderson 12-11


Shot: (6) Hickman 25-00.75 (T9) Katie Cannon 24-05 (20) Elizabeth Abler 19-01.5 (21) Katelynn Schmiesing 17-01.5

Disc: (8) Berlinger 68-00.75 (10) Cannon 65-00 (T20) Arreguin 48-00 (T20) Schmiesing 48-00

Brooke Kern

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