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Miller and Zierden Lead Otters with 2nd Place Finishes, Lady Cards Win AA State Team Title

By Craig Olson, 06/08/24, 1:15PM CDT


Fergus Falls junior Jaden Miller finished second with a personal best time of 1:56.00 in the Class AA 800 meter run finals on Saturday at St. Michael-Albertville High School.  Shane Zierden, who was runner-up in the triple jump on Friday, ended up fifth in the long jump (21-06.50).  The Otter girls’ 4x800 meter relay team (9:52.13) did not place.

Perham junior Bjorn Anderson claimed second place in the 1600 meter run (4:14.37).  Jaden Hackel was fourth (36-07.75) in the AA girls’ triple jump and Gracie Morris of the Yellowjackets took fifth place in the pole vault (11-00).  The 4x800 Perham relay team wound up in ninth place with a time of 9:44.17.  Avalee Brown, Cora Grismer, Aspen Rohde and Caidyn Breid were on that team.


Saturday was an outstanding day for the Alexandria Track and Field athletes.  The lady Cards won the AA team title with 79 points.  Monticello took second with 68.5.  The Alexandria boys’ finished fourth in the team competition with 42 points.  Fridley won the title with 59 points.

Here are the individual results for the Alexandria girls:
4x200 Meter Relay
7. 1:44.05 (Payton Kor, Alison Krasky, Kaia Emter, Kaija Schneider)

400 Meter Dash
5. Alison Krasky 57.86

300 Meter Hurdles
8. Sophia Korynta 46.92

800 Meter Run
3. Jaelyn Miller 2:16.24, 6. Kasey Soderholm 2:18.85

4x400 Meter Relay
2. 4:00.24 (Alison Krasky, Greta Oldenkamp, Kasey Soderholm, Jaelyn Miller)

4x800 Meter Relay
3. 9:21.49 (Kasey Soderholm, Greta Oldenkamp, Bobbi Nichols, Citori Halbe)

1600 Meter Run
6. Jaelyn Miller 5:04.00

Triple Jump
8. Alison Krasky 35-03.00

Shot Put
2. Lydia Oldenkamp 40-06.50, 7. Ellise Magaard 38-01.75

Here are the individual results for the Alexandria boys.
110 Meter Hurdles
6. Otto Anderson 14.83

4x200 Meter Relay
3. 1:28.72 (Trey Negen, Evan Kludt, Dane Olson, Elliott Kent)

4x100 Meter Relay
2. 42.30 (Trey Negen, Evan Kludt, Dane Olson, Macklen Heydt)

300 Meter Hurdles
2. Otto Anderson 38.00

4x400 Meter Relay
4. 3:25.73 (Otto Anderson, Hunter Mohr, Throck Lehmann, Owen Draper)

Long Jump
7. Evan Kludt 21-02.50

High Jump
9. Otto Anderson 6-02.00