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Russell's Brown Takes Gold at NCAA League Meet

RHS Track and FieldThe Russell High School track and field team competed in the North Central Activities Association league meet on Friday, May 10 in Minneapolis.

The Russell girls finished fifth with 38 points.  The Russell boys were seventh with six points.

Beloit swept the boys and girls team titles.  The Beloit boys had 195 points and beat second-place Sacred Heart by 36 points.  The Beloit girls had 158 points and beat second-place SE-Saline by 49 points.

Ashtyn Brown took gold in the shot put and silver in the discus to lead the RHS girls.  Sammy Wedel was fourth in the 100 and 400 M dashes, tied for fifth in the pole vault and sixth in the 200 M dash.  Hannah Hoch placed fourth in the 3200 M run.  Paxton Pospichal finished fourth in the shot put.  Angeleah Stierlen tied for fifth in the pole vault.  Alyssa Basgall was sixth in the 100 M dash.  The 4x100 relay team placed fourth.

For the RHS boys, Chris Hilger placed fifth in the pole vault.  Noah Gfeller was sixth in the 400 M dash.  Gage Nichols took sixth in the discus.  The 4x400 relay team was fifth.

Russell travels to Holcomb on Friday for the 3A Regional.  Events begin at 3pm.

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