MANKATO — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop (GFW) junior Treay Taylor appeared a bit disillusioned after ending second within the 100-meter sprint within the Part 2A Monitor and Subject Championships at Mankato West Saturday.
Taylor completed simply seventh-hundredths of a second behind Hudson Artz of Fairmont within the 100 meters.
He discovered redemption within the 4×100 meter relay, anchoring the GFW workforce to a season-best 45.35 second ending, passing a pair rivals on the ultimate straightaway.
“I noticed I used to be in third place, a couple of yards behind the leaders, however an adrenaline surge kicked in and I used to be capable of win it,” Taylor stated. “I really feel I made up for the 100 meter race. We had good handoffs too. We practiced all of them week.”
Taylor and GFW seniors Johnnie and Valdimire Ambrose and Dominic Henrichs received the relay, incomes a spot within the state observe meet subsequent weekend at St. Michael-Albertville Excessive College.
“You need it? You’ve acquired to go get it. We’re been grinding laborious, coaching for this,” stated Valdimire Ambrose.
Olivia Schwarzrock, a GFW junior, received the discus throw with a last heave of 124 ft, 11 inches, incomes a state observe meet spot.
“She’s been working very laborious all season. She actually acquired her throws down,” stated GFW weights coach Bob Vrklan.
Schwarzrock credited good teaching and plenty of household help on the meet for serving to spur her on.
“I couldn’t have achieved it with out them,” Schwarzrock stated.
The River Valley (Sleepy Eye, Springfield, and Cedar Mountain) women 4×800 relay workforce of junior Lily McCone and eighth-graders Marissa Pabst, Skyla Dauer, and Emmaline McCone completed first, incomes a state meet spot with a season-best 10:19.26.
“We simply needed to consider we might do it. We advised ourselves we might and we did it. We simply needed it,” Lily McCone stated.
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