Kyte leads Panthers to first at Fairmont

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 7, 2002

FAIRMONT &045; It wasn’t a career night for Camille Kyte.

But it was close.

Kyte, an NRHEG junior, won three events to lead the Panther girls’ track and field team to the championship in the 2002 Fairmont Sentinel Relays.

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The Panthers totaled 148.5 points, followed by the Fairmont JV with 118, Martin County West 112, Fulda 100.5, Martin County Central 84, Mountain Lake-Butterfield-Odin 76, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 71, Granada-Huntley/East Chain/Martin Luther 19.

Kyte won three events, setting two school records, and was third in another, but it wasn’t her top scoring performance. She won four events in last year’s Gopher Conference meet.

At Fairmont, Kyte won the 200 meters in 25.68 seconds and the 400 in 1:01.06, both school records. She took the 100 in 12.96 and was third in the triple jump.

Kalisha Anthony got the Panthers’ other individual first, winning the 100 hurdles in 17.0. Emily Kofstad, Anthony, Sarah Kyte and Alison Anderson won the 4×200 relay.

Nicole Lonning was second in the shot put and discus. Anthony took second in the pole vault.

Other NRHEG places: Kelsie Hansen, third, 100 hurdles, fifth, high jump and sixth, 300 hurdles; Karla Lewer, third, 3200 and fifth, 1600; 4×800 relay, fourth (Jessica Brouwers, April Bayerkohler, Melissa Maurer, Michel Maurer); Alicia Kaplan, fourth, long jump; medley relay, fourth (Kofstad, Anderson, Ashley Misgen, Michel Maurer); Brittany Schwartz, fourth, discus; Brouwers, fourth, 3200; 4×100 relay, fourth (Kofstad, Ellen Johnson, Michelle Dobberstein, Anthony); 4×400 relay, fourth (Misgen, Kaplan, Amber Sommers, Melissa Barber); Kofstad, sixth, long jump; Misgen, seventh, high jump; Megan Groskreutz, eighth, pole vault.

&uot;We are starting to come around for True Team,&uot; said Panthers co-coach Duey Ferber. &uot;It was nice to finish first at such a good meet. This is the best we have performed as a team.&uot;