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Track and field: Windom's Smith earns All-America honors at USATF Nationals

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Windom Area thrower Delaney Smith earned All-American honors in the discus and shot put in the 13-to 14-year old division at the USA Track and Field Hershey National Junior Olympic Championships this weekend at the University of...

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Windom Area thrower Delaney Smith earned All-American honors in the discus and shot put in the 13-to 14-year old division at the USA Track and Field Hershey National Junior Olympic Championships this weekend at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan.

Smith finished fifth in the discus with a personal record throw of 114 feet, 5 inches on Saturday. Chrystal Herpin from Texas won the event with a throw of 148 feet, 11 inches.

She was fourth in the shot put on Sunday with a throw of 43 feet, 8.75 inches, also a personal record in the event. Herpin, who threw 47 feet, 1.75 inches, was also first in the shot put.

This spring, Smith finished fourth in the shot put (37-10) and sixth in the discus (107-10) at the Section 3A Championships as an eighth grader.

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