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Rothsay Track & Field News

McCleary Wins 800, Takes 2nd in 1600 at Class A State Meet

By Craig Olson 06/19/2021, 8:30am CDT

Perham junior Jacob McCleary won the 800 meter run (1:56.92) and was runner-up in the 1600 (4:16.38), leading Perham to a third place finish in the Class A Boys State Track and Field Meet at St. Michael-Albertville on Friday.

Four Rothsay Tiger Athletes competed at the Section 8 Track Meet in Park Rapids, Senior Colby Larson in the 100 Meter Dash and Long Jump, Junior Chris Carrillo in the High Jump, Sophomore Logan Blumer in the 1600 Meter Run, and Freshman Matthew Danielson in the 110 Meter Hurdles. 

Junior Joshua Finseth of Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton was a triple-event winner at the Section 8A Boys’ Track and Field Meet on Tuesday, taking first place in the 400 meter dash (49.84), long jump (21-09) and triple jump (45-03.00) as the Rebels scored 76 points to place third in the team competition behind East Grand Forks 79 and Park Rapids Area 78.

Finseth’s teammate Justin Wang, a senior, was third in the 400 (50.41), qualifying by meeting the state time standard.  Rothsay senior Colby Larson qualified for state as runner-up in the long jump (21-08.25).