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Otter Girls Take Second Place at Wahpeton Last Chance Meet

By Craig Olson, 05/16/22, 11:15PM CDT


The Fergus Falls girls track and field team placed second with some great season best performances on Monday at the Wahpeton Last Chance Meet.  The host Huskies won the event with 143.17 points and the Otters had 100.  Wyndmere-Lidgerwood was third with 96.5 and Ashby/Brandon-Evansville took fourth with 84 points.  Rothsay scored 17.5 points, good for ninth place. 

Siiri Smestad and Ella Starzl led the Otters with a first and second in the 100. Ella also jumped to a season best 4-9 in the high jump and helped her 4x1 relay team place in the top 6.  Siiri was a part of the 4x2 relay team that placed 2nd.  

Savannah Lee led the Otters in the 1600 with a personal best placing her 5th.  “This was her first time competing with the Otter Varsity team,” reported Head Coach Niki Welde.  

Mayah Fear and Ella Metcalf each had excellent vaults placing them 5th and 6th, respectively, in the pole vault. 

Ella Starzl's PR in the Long Jump placed her second overall, and Rebecca Schindler and Mayah Fear both placed with Prs in long jump. Megan Tossett led the Triple Jumpers with a second place finish.  Brook Zierden made the most with her PR in the Triple to place 5th.  

“It was a busy night in Fergus Falls tonight with most sports competing, in combination with the Blondeau Fine Arts Festival and the All School Orchestra Concert,” concluded Welde.

Full Results can be found at