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Prep track and field: Worthington takes three firsts at indoor

MANKATO -- The Worthington girls track and field team came away with a trio of gold medals Tuesday at the Mankato West Indoor.Anna Kill was victorious in the 60-meter dash with a time of 8.48 seconds with Meredith Moore taking the title in the 1,...

MANKATO - The Worthington girls track and field team came away with a trio of gold medals Tuesday at the Mankato West Indoor.
Anna Kill was victorious in the 60-meter dash with a time of 8.48 seconds with Meredith Moore taking the title in the 1,600-meter run at 5:53.13. Emma Thuringer added a title when she crossed the finish line at 1:07.38 in the 400-meter dash.
The Trojans did particularly well in the hurdles.
On the boys’ side, Obang Ojulu took second in both the 60-meter highs (9.45 seconds) and the 60-meter intermediates (9.13). Tuong Omot was third in the intermediates at 9.91 while Brendan Spittle took fourth in the highs (10.35) and the intermediates (10.13).
Janet Okello took second in the 60-meter intermediates at 11.46 with a fifth in the highs at 11.65. Anna Meyer was fourth in both races with 11.58 in the highs and 11.55 in the intermediates.
Stewart Merrigan added a second-place finish in the triple jump at 35 feet, 7.5 inches. Omot was fourth at 34-6. Pwe Ku and Cameron Jenson were third and fourth, respectively, in the 800-meter run at 2.24.63 and 2:27.61. Hser Eh Pwae and Hser Moo Pwae were fourth and fifth in the pole vault.

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