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Coed State Track Day One Part 2

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The hot temperatures didn't slow anyone down in Des Moines on Thursday -

that especially went for Monticello's Paige Holub - who erased an 8 second deficit on the anchor leg to lead the Panthers to a title in the 2A 4 by 8-hundred

Paige Holub/Monticello 4x800 Anchor Leg

"You know, I saw them in front of me, saw that the gap was reachable, just went for it, taking them little by little and just believing in myself."

3-A girls discus - Ainsley Schrock of Clear Creek Amana took the title with a throw of 132 feet 4 inches -

Ellie Friesen of Crestwood rolled to an easy win the in the 3A 3-thousand - while in 2A Marie Hostetler of Mid-Prairie needed a late charge past ACGC's Kate Crawford for her first state title -

and the Hawks swept the long distance - in the boys 32-hundred - Floyd Evans smoked the 2A field in 9 minutes, 32 seconds --

While Center Point-Urbana's Myles Bach made it a 3-peat in the 3-A race - he's just the 6th to ever do that in the 32-hundred and is looking to do the same in the 16 --

Myles Bach/3-Time 3200 Meters Champion

"Obviously the goal is to get to two. Only one person's ever done that, and that's been the goal since I found out that only one person's ever done it, so I'm going to come back on Saturday and put my best foot forward."

West Delaware senior Harrison Goebel won the 3A discus with a throw of 169 feet, 9 inches -

In the 3-A boys high jump - Keith Keahna of South Tama cleared the bar at 6 feet, 7 inches to take top honors -

Keith Keahna/3A High Jump Champion

"Never saw it coming this year. I was hoping for top 3, but now state champ, bigger than I expected."

In Des Moines, Mark Woodley, News Seven KWWL

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