Bismarck saw some of the best local athletesFargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Fans in the Bismarck Community Bowl the last few days, got to witness some of the best athletes in North Dakota, at the state track and field meet.
By: Eric Manlove, WDAY
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Fans in the Bismarck Community Bowl the last few days, got to witness some of the best athletes in North Dakota,
at the state track and field meet.
Many of those athletes come with remarkable stories.
The final day of the State track and field meet produced plenty of excitement from multiple even winners, defending champions and some fantastic finishes. No finish however was better than the Class B Girls 100 meter dash. Carrington's Josey Page just edged out Central Cass Gabby Grommesh by one one hundredth of a second.
Most acrobatic finish of the day goes to Fargo South's Lindsey Klug as she defended her 100 meter hurdles title.
West Fargo's Jamie Heinen set a Community Bowl record in the long jump going a distance of 23-9.5, that's back to back title for him.
John Hoplin keeps the Class A Javlin title at Red River throwing 198-7 for his second straight crown.
Surprise of the day was Lisbon's Nathan Mangin. Seeded 5th and 9th, he won the Class B 100 and 200 meters in school record times.
The Class A girls have a new Queen of the Sprints, junior Amanda Levin of West Fargo won the 1, 2 and 400 meters after finishing second in each last year.
Maple Valley-Enderlin's Megan Johnson wins the Triple Jump. She won the long jump yesterday.
Milnor-Wyndmere-Lidgerwood's Jeff Illies wins the 110 hurdles, South Madeline Strandemo won the 800. The Kindred boys take home all 3 sprint relay titles and the Fargo North girls won the 4 by 2 and 4 by 4.
Bismarck wins the Class A boys title for a 10th straight year. West Fargo takes 2nd.
Lisbon won its 2nd straight class B boys title, followed by Kindred, and Milnor-Wyndmere-Lidgerwood.