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Coed State Track Day 2: Class 2A and 3A

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Eastern Iowa athletes tore up the track on Friday-- but also did some damage on the runway as a trio of area athletes swept the top 3 spots in the boys 3A long jump-- Keaton Hosch of Independence and Brandon Stegall of Waverly-Shell Rock took 2nd and 3rd respectively--

but it was Dubuque Wahlert sophomore Riley McCarran who went 20 feet four and a half inches on his very first jump of the day to go home number one--

McCarron: This feels great. There's a lot of competitors here and it just feels great to be on top. I had a lot of adrenaline going into it and I just popped a good one.

Hudson and Solon put on a great show in the 2A girls distance medley-- but in the end the Spartans Kirsten Anderson who held off the Pirates Hillary Marquard to reach the tape first--

the Mount Vernon Lisbon girls are making a furious run at the 3A team title as they won their 3rd consecutive championship in the distance 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while the Mustangs Holly Salzbrenner bested two-time champion Tashina McCallister of Oelwein to take the 400 meter hurdles crown in record time--

Salzbrenner: It's extremely gratifying to know that I got the record because it's been there for a while. Not only to win a state championship, but the record means you've beaten everyone else who's run this so far.

at the end of the day-- all eyes were on the high jump pit and Dike-New Hartford's Hannah Willms who was going for a 12th career state title--

Willms 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over a national best 6 feet one inches at the Drake Relays-- and cleared 5 foot 9 inches on Friday afternoon besting West Fork's Taylor Twedt for her third straight state title in the event--

Hannah: I think now that I'm older...I guess when I was your I was like 'oh cool" but now it's just that I wanted to break my personal best. Since that didn't happen today I'm kind of bummed, but it's still gold.

Willms has a shot at 2 more state titles on Saturday.

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