'Toppers Miklausich Wins State Triple Jump Title

By KBJR News 1

'Toppers Miklausich Wins State Triple Jump Title

June 8, 2012 Updated Jun 8, 2012 at 9:44 PM CST

Minneapolis, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Duluth Marshall's Eric Miklausich won the MSHSL Class A triple jump title on Friday afternoon, posting a mark of 44 feet, 10.25 inches.

Miklausich becomes the second Northland athlete to win the event in as many years, following 2011 champion Caleb Hamp-Sill of Two Harbors.

Proctor's Matt Welch, meanwhile, finished Friday as the MSHSL Class A runner-up in the 3,200-meter run, posting a time of 9:23.44.

Finals of most events at the MSHSL Class A and AA state track and field meet for both the boys and the girls will be held on Saturday at Hamline University.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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