The Caledonia/Spring Grove track and field team won boys Class 1A title easily on Saturday at St. Michael-Albertville High School.   The Three Rivers Conference squad amassed 67 points with next place to Cotter/Hope Lutheran with 39 points.

Southeast Minnesota did very well in the competition,  Grand Meadow-Leroy-Osrander/ Kingsland-Southland finished 11th with 22 points, Lanesboro/Fillmore Central had 18 points for 15th place and Pine Island was 18th with 17 points.

Cotter/Hope Lutheran are the Class 1A girls state champions after scoring 41 points, Eden Valley-Watkins/Kimball Area had 40 points along with Bagley/Fosston.  Grand Meadow-Leroy-Ostrander/Kingsland-Southland was 8th with 26 points, Chatfield 13th with 20 points, Blooming Prairie 18 points for 18th place.

Waterville-Elysian-Morristown placed 30th with 12 points and Kenyon-Wanamingo/Goodhue collected 11 points to finish 32nd.

Medford girls results:

Jackie Cole, Senior, 100 Meter Dash,  4th place, time 12.31 winner 11.80

Medford boys results:

Jesse Ortiz, Senior, 100 Meter Dash, 2nd place, time 22.30, winner 22.14

Kenyon-Wanamingo/Goodhue girls results:

Hayley Lentsch, Senior, 400 Meter Dash,  3rd place,  time 57.72 winner 57.13

Hayley Lentsch, Senior, Long Jump, 10th place, 16' 9.75" winner 19' 9"

Audrey Haugen, Sophomore, 800 Meter Run,  9th place,  time 2:30.94, winner 2:16.16

Audrey Haugen, Sophomore, 1600 Meter Run, 8th place, time 5:20.09, winner 5:00.73

Kenyon-Wanamingo/Goodhue boys results:

Grant Reed, Senior, 200 Meter Dash,  4th place, time 22.43, winning time, 22.14

Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Girls results:

4x100 Meter Relay, Ella Duenes, Senior, Madison Zimbrich, Senior, Mckenna Schuster, Junior, Addison Condon, Sophomore,   Placed 8th, time 51.07, winner 46.84

Ashlyn Pelant, Junior, Shot Put, 13th place,  distance 34' 10.5",  Winner 43' 9.25"

Addison Condon. Sophomore, Long Jump,  2nd place, 17' 11.5", Winner, 19' 9"

Pine Island Girls Results:

Elena Hartung, Junior, 300 Meter Hurdles, 2nd place, 45,28, Winner, 44.82

Elena Hartung, Junior, 100 Meter Hurdles, 5th place, 15.41,  Winner 14.76

Reese Koenen, Senior, Triple Jump,  11th,  35' 4",  Winner 37' 6"

Pine Island Boys Results:

CJ Tree, Junior, 300 Meter Hurdles, 6th place, 40.57,  Winner 39.86

CJ Tree, Junior, Pole Vault, 15th place, 12 feet,  Winner  14' 3"

4x100 Meter Relay, Bentley Lujero, Senior, Abe Ferber, Junior, Owen Harstad, Sophomore, Peyton Loftus, Freshman,  4th place,  43.83,  Winner, 42.75

4x800 Meter Relay, Seth Konik, Junior, Jamison Rosane, Junior, Bo Rosane, Freshman, Jacob Carter, Junior,   4th place, 8:13.87,  Winner 8:05.11

Ben Northrop, Senior, Discus Throw, 9th place, 150' 1"  Winner  182' 6"

Blake Schiltz, Junior, Shot Put, 10th place,  49' 4.25"  Winner  59' 2.75"

Other results from the area include: Boys

Triton: Pierce Petersohn, Sophomore, 400 Meter Dash, 5th place, 50.48,  Winner 48.78

Pierce Petersohn, Sophomore, High Jump, 6th place, 6' 4" (had best of regular season 6'10")

J-W-P, Ryan Kronbach, Senior, Long Jump, 8th place, 20' 11.75"  Winner 21' 7.25"

Rochester Lourdes, Will Roth, Senior, Discus Throw, 4th place, 165' 7" Winner 182' 6"

Blooming Prairie, Gabe Hein, Senior, High Jump, 2nd place, 6' 6"

Other results from area: Girls

Mariah Brooks, Senior, Rochester Lourdes, 800 Meter Run, 7th place, 2:24.31

4x800 Meter Relay, Lourdes, Anna Peikert, Junior, Abigail Oxrntenko, Senior, Olivia Timbers, Freshman, Mariah Brooks, Senior,  3rd place,  9:41.95

Blooming Prairie, Annaka Forsberg, Senior, Triple Jump, 2nd place, 37' 3.5"

Annaka Forsberg, Senior, High Jump, 2nd place,  5' 3"   Winner  5' 5"

Lily Strauss, Junior, J-W-P, Long Jump, 9th place, 16' 10.25"

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