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Minot girls win Last Chance Meet

The Minot Majettes won their third track and field competition of the season in Bismarck on Monday, pacing the eight-team field with a team score of 102 points in the WDA Last Chance Meet.

There were a host of standout efforts for the Majettes on the afternoon. MaLiah Burke represented Minot as the winner of the 400, clocking in at 59.96. In the 100-meter hurdles, junior Bella Price was the top performer for the Magi clocking in with a second-place time of 17.08.

In the 100-meter dash, Magi runners Kierra Orr and Faith Brown placed second and third respectively with personal records of 12.92 and 13 seconds. In the 200, Maicee Burke earned third with a time of 26.78 seconds, also a personal record. Seventh grader Scout Ulrickson recorded a time of 12:04.36 in the 3200, good for second place overall in that event.

Then for field events, it was senior McKenna Thompson with Minot’s best throw of 109-07 in the discus competition, good for second place. In the javelin, Kya Kamrowski earned third with a throw of 100-09, also a personal best. Meanwhile, fellow Minot sophomore Mikkail Nehring placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 34-05.

On the boy’s side, the team collected 102.5 points and placed third behind Bismarck Legacy (114) and Bismarck High (113). Individually, senior Michael Ross qualified for statewide competition in the 200 with a personal best time of 23.20, good for fourth-place overall. Other standout efforts included Aidan Jarvis winning the 400 with a personal best time of 52.71 and junior Brek Thompson’s second-place time of 11.61 in the 100.

In the 800, Grant Schaeffer represented the Magi in second with a personal best of 2:06.17. In the 1600, Minot teammate Jacob Hight also took second, clocking in at 4:59.30.

For the field events, senior Coy Armstrong took third in the shot put with a season record throw of 44-04. Meanwhile, Minot high jumper Brice Domsteen placed third with a leap of 5-06, a personal record. In the triple jump, Divine Okorn won the event for Minot with a jump of 41-02.50 but did not qualify for state, and Tristen Zietz placed third in that event at 39-11, a season best effort.

All told, the Minot girls squad had six new state qualifiers on the day while the boys had one.

Up next for both Minot varsity teams, they plan to compete at the Bismarck West Regionals on Friday starting at 2 p.m.

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