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Track and Field competes in True Team Sections

Ten athletes represented Buffalo High School at the 8AAA competition

Ten high school track and field teams traveled to Brainerd High School Tuesday to compete in the True Team Section 8AAA meet.

The boys track and field team placed 10th with a score of 472.

The girls track and field team placed 8th with a score of 481.5.

Leading the boys was Isaac Basten placing first in the 3200m.  He had a time of 9:29.53

Leading the girls was Alexis O’Malley placing first in the 800m. She had a season record time of 2:21.35

Junior Katie Burandt expressed her thoughts on the rest of the season.

“We are expecting a strong finish,” Burandt said. “The coaches always tell us to be prepared for May because that’s when everything counts. I know a lot of hard work is going to be put in to be the best team we can be for sections and possibly state.”

The team only has a few meets left before their conference meet on May 22 and sections May 29.

Those who advance to state will compete starting June 7 at Hamline University.

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