Owls track teams compete at two area meets
The Benson meet was held on April 16. For the boys, Michells Algarate and Chanc Nack received third place finishes. Algarate had a personal best throw in the discus with 124-feet-4, beating his previous throw by over 20 feet. Chanc, running the 110 meter high hurdles for the first time, took third with a time of 22.25. Rounding out the scoring for the team, which finished with 24 total points, were the 4x100 meter relay team coming in fourth. Members of the team were Rosendo Lopez, Seth Nelson, Michells Algarate, and Chanc Nack. Algarate also took fourth in the shot put with a put of 38-feet-7.5.
The girls team scored 26 total point led by a third place finish by the 4x800 meter relay team consisting of Lindsie Cunningham, Lauren Nelson, Bree Holleman, and Aria Walstad. Their time was 11:19.22.
Lauren Nelson also took fifth in both the high jump (4-feet-6) and the triple jump (28-feet-2).
Lindsie Cunningham placed fourth in the long jump with 13-feet-7.
Karol Algarate took fifth in the shot put with a throw of 27'1". Aria Walstad closed out the scoring by taking sixth in the 400 meters with a time of 70.92 seconds.
Friday the Owls competed at Lac Qui Parle Valley. No official results were available.