Three-peat for Bulldog girls
For the third straight season, the Algona Bulldog girls’ track team is the North Central Confernce champions. The red-and-black ran away from the league field with 159 points with cross-town rival Bishop Garrigan taking second with 91.
Eagle Grove was third with 82 followed closely by Clarion-Goldfield with 71; Humboldt had 69, Webster City scored 66 and Hampton-Dumont scored 65. Iowa Falls-Alden totaled 61, St. Edmond scored 53 and Clear Lake rounded out the 10-team field with 23.
Algona won six events in the meet, including four relays. Individual winners were Tangy Wiseman in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 11:03.26 and Paige Yi in the 400-meter dash in 1:00.54.
Winning relays were the shuttle hurdle relay foursome of Jacey Thompson, Morgan Goche, Ali Grein and Brandee Hockett with a clocking of 1:09.83 along with the 4 x 200-meter relay group of Courtney Groen, Tawny Schultz, Amber Lenz and Grein in 1:51.89.
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