Hamline elite track and field meet

Hamline Elite Meet Results

hamline elite track and field meet

Litchfield senior thrower Steven Orzolek participated in the Hamline Elite meet Friday, and came away with a second-place finish in the shot. The MPA Track & Field team had their first ever Girls representative at the Hamline Elite Meet this season, as well as the first Boys relay team. ST. PAUL — Three Fairmont individuals and one Cardinal relay team qualified for Friday's Hamline Elite track & field meet at Klas Stadium in.

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I was blessed with an amazing support system from parents in my time here, and I know without a doubt you will carry that on for the future coaching staff, and most likely get even better at it, because you are wonderful. Lastly -- to the girls, the swimmers and divers. If you ever ever EVER doubt that you have someone in your corner, please remember I am an e-mail, text or phone call away. Thank you for your love, commitment, willingness to grow and improve, and honesty with me over the years.

It is because of you I can walk away with my head held high, knowing I'm leaving an amazing group to move forward. By that time, Jada and Jia Lewis had already made their presence known in the competition that includes 16 girls and boys team, most of them from southern Minnesota.

Between Jada a junior and Jia a sophomorethey already own four individual state titles and one relays crown. Their performance in Fairmont was typical: Jia won the Class 2A and meters, while Jada won the and finished third in the long jump. They also were members of the winning 4x relay team and were likely to be part of the first-place 4x relay team, but that was one of the events lost to the weather.

The Sentinel Relays were just another step in a season that leads to the state meet, June at Hamline University in St.

That has become the Lewis sisters' playground. We can always learn more. All those medals pushed Edison to second place in the team race behind Belle Plaine. At the state meet, Jia finished first and Jada was third in both the andand those points were enough to give Edison the state team championship.

Their goals this season are simple: But the sisters also are all about team. When Ernest Sutton became head coach of the girls team five years ago, the combined roster for the girls and boys teams consisted of six athletes.

This year there are about 80 kids out for track. You guys have so much potential. If you keep working, you guys will be just as good as us. We say that to the freshmen and sophomores, too. We constantly tell that to everybody: Just keep working hard. They are members of the National Honor Society at Edison, they are active in the community and in school.

Jada is a captain on the basketball team and Jia is a manager on the football team. When he became a coach at Edison, he encouraged them to be part of the track team. But here they are, among the top high school athletes in Minnesota, as well as contributing to their school and their community. Her time of I was nervous, to be honest. She could feel the other runners behind her, and caught a glimpse of the competition out of her periphery.

hamline elite track and field meet

She had a time of The state record in the is Caldwell, who is the defending Class 2A state champion in the andhas signed with Kansas. The first is June 15, and the second is April 30, In games played on those days, the Redhawks faced St.

hamline elite track and field meet

Cathedral rolled to a victory over Minnehaha in claiming its second consecutive state title and ninth overall. The Redhawks, however, had an answer during the April game in St.

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Cloud, scoring six eighth-inning runs and defeating the Crusaders The Redhawks finished last season, with both losses coming to Cathedral. Running twice against the best was his objective.

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A win and a fourth place finish were the results. He won the comfortably, coming from behind on the last lap. He wanted to see how he stacked up against the best and discovered that he could run with the best in the The was to see how he could do when he wasn't fresh, get an idea of what might be his best event for the State Meet and how the competition raced.

He also wanted to see how his body reacted to the task. How would his legs feel in the after running the ? The experiment was a success. Farmington's Anna Fenske 8 takes the lead in the Girl's Photo by Gene Niemi Farmington's Anna Fenske completed a team sweep of the distance races taking over the in the last four laps.

She was racing the clock more than the others at that point. Running a fast time was the objective, she said. Photo by Gene Niemi Eden Prairie's Denzel Brown takes command of the Photo by Gene Niemi East Ridge's Ansley Schug 5 and Irondale's Julia Hayes 6 go in the meter hurdles Eagan's Ryan Steger wins the Photo by gene Niemi Eagan's Ryan Steger said he was worried on the first lap of the with shoe issues, but he collected himself, relaxed his upper body and went for it down the stretch to take the title.