Track and Field: Wiener places seventh in long jump to post highest area finish at state
Royalton senior Megan Wiener capped her high school career with the highest finish of five area individuals at the state track and field meet at Hamline University in St. Paul, Friday – Saturday.
Wiener took seventh place in the long jump, bettering her seed by two spots with a final distance of 16-feet, 5.25-inches.
The event was won by Central Minnesota Christian sophomore Danielle Wubben with a leap of 17-feet, 11.25-inches.
Royalton senior Daniel Borash finished 10th in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 4:30.34, less than a second away from medaling.
The race was won by senior Brandon Clark of the Blake School in 4:20.08, with Waseca freshman Shane Streich (4:20.26) and St. Cloud Cathedral sophomore Nick Golebiowski (4:20.78) following less than a second back.
Little Falls senior Preston Zimny took 11th in the Class AA 3,200 in 9:36.27.
Wayzata senior Joshua Thorson won the race in 9:06.07.
Little Falls sophomore Rachelle LeBlanc earned 12th in the pole vault with a height of 10-feet, 6-inches, tying for the 10th highest height cleared and topping her seed by eight inches.
Edina senior Emily Guimont won the event at 11-feet, 6-inches.
Little Falls senior Luke Pennington took 18th in the 300 hurdles preliminaries in 41.47 and 24th in the 110 hurdles in 15.86.
The Holdingford 4×800 relay team of seventh grader Jo Merten, junior Kaitlin Preusser, freshman Emily Wolter and eighth grader Alli Ruprecht took 13th in 9:57.52.