Quick to qualify
Published 9:03 am Friday, June 1, 2012
The Albert Lea boys’ and girls’ track and field teams competed in a section meet at Lakeville South on Thursday.
According to coaches Margo Wayne and Kevin Gentz, all of the relay teams will be competing in the finals on Saturday in Lakeville.
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Individually, Bryce DeBoer placed second in the shot put and will advance to the state meet after throwing a state qualifying distance of 54 feet and 11.25 inches.
Chrissy Monson will advance to state in the 3,200-meter run after placing first with a time of 10 minutes, 59.54 seconds.
Anna Englin will advance to finals in the 800-meter run after running a time of 2:25.65 during preliminaries.
Brody Sundblad is seeded ninth in the high hurdles and fourth in the intermediate hurdles.
Isaac Staat is seeded first in the 800-meter run and Sean Laurie is seeded fourth.
Wayne said Monson and Rachel Kenis will compete in the 1,600-meter run on Saturday and there will be finals for the pole vault, triple jump and shot put.
Look to Monday’s Tribune for results of Saturday’s meet.