Chargers finish 7th at State True Team Meet

Submitted photo The Minnesota Valley Lutheran girls’ track and field team competed at the Class A State True Team Meet at Stillwater High School on Saturday. The Chargers finished seventh at the event.

STILLWATER — The Minnesota Valley Lutheran girls’ track and field team finished seventh out of 12 teams at the Class A True Team meet on Saturday at Stillwater High School.

MVL finished the meet with 427 points. Minnewaska Area won with 549.5 points, followed by Maple Lake (505.5), Grand Meadow (463), Lanesboro (448.5), Canby (448.5), Barnesville (433.5), MVL, Howard Lake (414.5), Pelican Rapids (405), Crookston (353.5), West Marshall (351.5) and Mesabi East (331.5).

The MVL 4×100-meter relay team continued to have a good season and on Saturday the team took first overall in 52.66 seconds. The Chargers also finished fifth in the 4×800-meter relay with a time of 10 minutes, 44.83 seconds.

Lexi Fosburgh also had a big day for the Chargers. The junior finished sixth overall in the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.56 seconds. She also finished eighth overall in the 200-meter dash in 27.42.

Abby Nelson took seventh overall in the 800-meter run. She finished the event in 2:33.99

Mia Johnson took fourth place in the 3,200-meter run, finishing the event in 12:29.97.

Mara Weisensel took eighth overall in the discus with a throw of 96-feet, 3 inches. She also finished sixth in the high jump with a mark of 4-8 and she was fourth overall in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.64.

Anna Schwartz was fifth in the pole vault (7-6) and Hannah Marzinske finished sixth in both the triple jump (31-6) and the long jump (15-5.5).

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