Spartans Qualify for State in Eight Events

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Spartans Qualify for State in Eight Events

May 25, 2012 Updated May 25, 2012 at 4:01 PM CST

Superior, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The Superior boy's and girl's track and field teams qualified for the WIAA state meet in eight events on Thursday night, continuing what coaches have called one of the better years in program history.

The girls finished in seventh place as a team at the Rice Lake sectional meet, and the boys ending up in 14th place.

As a team, the Spartans qualified for state in six individual events and two relays. All the qualifying individuals and teams are listed below.

The WIAA state meet is set to be held June 1-2 in LaCrosee, and there will be a school sendoff for the qualifiers at 7:50 a.m. on May 31 at Superior high school.

SPARTANS STATE TRACK AND FIELD QUALIFIERS

Carter Anderson --- 110-meter hurdles
Lauren Magnuson --- 100-meter dash
Evan Walpole --- 1,600-meter run
Leah Holmes --- 1,600-meter run
Raya Kosey --- 400-meter dash
Giselle Sziron --- 300-meter hurdles
Natalie Kintop, Raya Kosey, Autum Nelson, Lauren Magnuson --- 4x100-meter relay
Natalie Kintop, Leah Holmes, Giselle Sziron, Raya Kosey --- 4x400-meter relay

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