Monson qualifies for state meet in 1,600-meter

Published 9:50 am Monday, June 7, 2010

Chrissy Monson dropped almost three seconds off her fastest previous 1600-meter race, finishing in 5 minutes and 5.33 seconds and advanced to the state meet by edging Lakeville South’s Kayla Uphoff by .47 seconds.

Monson will also be competing in the 3,200-meter at the state tournament.

Also placing in finals were Sarah Wenum and Alissa Allison.

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Wenum placed fourth in the 800-meter with a time of 2:21.95 and Allison placed seventh in the 200 meter in 27.09.