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Ely boys take second at sub-Section 7A

Brielle Kallberg earns two tops spots as girls finish fourth

Marcus White
Posted 5/30/19

HIBBING— The Ely track teams posted another strong outing here late last week as they swept to top spots in multiple events at the sub-section 7A championships at Cheever Field. The boys team …

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Ely boys take second at sub-Section 7A

Brielle Kallberg earns two tops spots as girls finish fourth

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HIBBING— The Ely track teams posted another strong outing here late last week as they swept to top spots in multiple events at the sub-section 7A championships at Cheever Field. The boys team finished second overall against a 12-team field, while the girls finished fourth out of 13 teams.

Junior Brielle Kallberg led the way for Ely with first-place finishes in both the long and triple jump, with leaps of 16-01.75’ and 33-08.5’. She also finished in third place in the 100-meter dash falling just a half-second off the top spot.

Junior Eric Omerza took first in the boys triple jump with a score of 41-09’.

Junior Luke Olson took first in the 800-meter run, besting the competition by nearly two seconds with a time of 1:57.38.

In relay events, Ely boys took first place in the 4x800-meter with a time of 8:41.25. The team took second in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:36.07.

Junior James Schwinghamer took second in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 10:00.62, about eight seconds behind the top spot.

The girls 4x800-meter relay team took third with a time of 11:02.13.

Freshman Kellen Thomas took third in the discus throw with a distance of 96.09.

As the Timberjay went to press, the Timberwolves were headed to the section tournament on Thursday at UMD.

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