NRHEG girls roll on with win at Faribault

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 4, 2002

FARIBAULT &045; A number of younger athletes were missing from the lineup for the NRHEG girls’ track and field team, but it didn’t keep the Panthers from bring home another first-place trophy.

The NRHEG girls continued a strong season in winning the Bethlehem Academy Invitational despite being shorthanded. The Panthers were first with 149 points, followed by the host team with 104, Glenville-Emmons 59, Alden-Conger 35 and Minnesota Academy for the Deaf 24.

&uot;We were pleased to do so well in the meet without many athletes from the seventh through ninth grades,&uot; said Panthers co-coach Duey Ferber.

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Juniors Camille Kyte and Nicole Lonning were the top scorers.

Kyte won the triple jump, 100 and 200 meters while Lonning was first in the shot put and discus.

Sophomore Kalisha Anthony also won two events, the 100 hurdles and pole vault.

The Panthers’ other firsts were by Michel Maurer in the 800 and Ellen Hansen in the high jump.

The Panthers were second in all four relays. Jenifer Brouwers, April Bayerkohler, Melissa Maurer and Michel Maurer ran the 4×800. Emily Kofstad, Johnson and Michelle Dobberstein teamed with Kyte in the 4×200, with Anthony in the 4×100. Alicia Kaplan, McGuire, Michel Maurer and Brouwers ran the 4×400.

Other NRHEG places: Hansen, second, 100 hurdles; Tami Sorenson, second, 300 hurdles and third, 100 hurdles; Ashley Misgen, second, high jump and third, long jump; Kofstad, second, triple jump and fifth, long jump; Sarah Kyte, fourth, 100; Bayerkohler, fourth, 1600; Melissa Maurer, fourth, 800; Kyree Wobbrock, fourth, shot put; Jennifer Grunzke, fifth, discus; Britt Panuska, fifth, 1600; Kaplan, fifth, 400; Ashley Malakowsky, fifth, shot put.