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Crawford, Berg take firsts at Little Amik II

Kelsi Crawford and Brigetta Berg captured first place finishes for Wadena-Deer Creek Tuesday in the storm-delayed Little Amik II track and field meet at Bemidji State.

Crawford won the shot put with a toss of 33-5 while teammate Rachel Craig added points with a fifth place throw of 30-3.

Berg, who won the pole vault competition in the Little Amik I meet March 31, went 9-6 to once again claim top honors. Berg was a state qualifier in the event last spring.

Hannah Toedter ran a 5:49.30 for runner-up honors in the 1,600.

Emily Wood took fifth in the 800 with a 2:38.29.

Patty Berg had nine of her girls running the 200 dash with Crawford turning in the best time of the group with a 30.72 for third place honors in the Section 6 finals. Maas ran a 30.82 for fifth in the Section 1 finals and Eliason ran a 30.88 in the Section 2 finals for fourth.

Craig tied for fourth in the high jump with a 4-10 effort and placed second in the Section 8 finals of the 400 dash with a 1:18.92. Also winning their sections in the 400 were Halley Maas with a 1:11.57 and Whitney Ament with a 1:15.31. WDC's Emily Miron ran third in her section finals with a 1:15.71.

The Wolverines started the meet by running a 10:46.62 in the girls' 4x800 to take third.

Miron was first in her heat of the 55 hurdles with a 12.01. Lindsay Eliason was first in her heat of the 55 dash with an 8.39.

The Wadena-Creek girls tied for sixth in the 19-team meet with 45 points.

Wadena-Deer Creek's boys' team tied for 19th in a 21-team field with five points.

Caleb Hamman tied for fourth in the pole vault for WDC with an 11-6 effort.

Logan Meyer, Jordan Jacobson and Nick Carlson went 1-2-3 in the Section 9 finals of the 400 dash with times of 1:03.85, 1:03.91 and 1:06.79.

Max LaBarre took second in his heat of the 55 dash with a 7.35.

LaBarre finished fifth in the Section 2 finals of the 200 with a 26.59. Logan took third in the Section 11 finals with a 27.67.

The gigantic indoor meet attracted 23 schools and 1,324 athletes.