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Wadena-Deer Creek's Tate Kelderman carries the baton in a relay May 13 at the Mid-State Conference Championships. WDC's 4x200 relay

Wangsness, Post lead Wolverines at Mid-State

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Brody Wangsness won the 110 hurdles and Danyel Post placed in three events as the Wolverines finished fifth and sixth in the Mid-State Conference championships Tuesday at Pequot Lakes.


Wangsness ran a 16.33 in the 110 hurdles for the best overall finish by a WDC athlete. The junior standout also placed third in the 300 hurdles with a 46.01.

Post racked up a third in the triple jump with a 31-2.5 and was fourth in the long jump with a 13-8 and the 400 dash with a 1:05.66.

Autumn Jahnke gave the WDC girls their best overall finish with a runner-up vault of 8-0.

The WDC boys’ 4x200 relay team ran a third place time of 1:38.70.

Tommaso Caramelli gave the Wolverines a third in the 200 dash with a 25.07.

Turning in fourth place times for WDC were Hannah Vorderbruggen, Jessica Wood and Liz Peterson. Vorderbruggen ran the 1,600 in 5.54.24 while Wood tossed the discus 91-0.5 and Peterson cleared the bar at seven feet in the pole vault.

Peterson took sixth for WDC in the high jump with a 4-4 effort. Sutton Lohmiller, Jimmy Kimm and Will Eliason were all sixth place finishers. Lohmiller came up with shot put of 39-11.5 while Kim ran a 4:58.38 in the 1,600 and Eliason turned the 800 in 2:15.77.

Staples-Motley’s Jaelin Beachy was a double winner in the girls’ meet with times of 47.77 in the 300 hurdles and 15.55 in the 100 hurdles.

Park Rapids’ Austin Carlson went 18-5.5 to win the long jump and ran a 23.99 to win the 200 dash.

Detroit Lakes took top team honors with 194 points in the girls’ meet and 151 in the boys’ competition.

Mid-State Conference


Detroit Lakes 194, Pequot Lakes 139, Park Rapids 100, Staples-Motley 66, Wadena-Deer Creek 42, Crosby-Ironton 16


Detroit Lakes 151, Park Rapids 124.5, Pequot Lakes 110.5, Crosby-Ironton 110.5, Staples-Motley 62, Wadena-Deer Creek 34

Brian Hansel
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