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Gabby Hrdlicka, Conner Korvela win two events each for Warriors

The United North Central girls track and field team placed third while the boys finished fourth at Sebeka.

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Gabby Hrdlicka and Conner Korvela won two events each as the United North Central track and field teams hosted a four-team meet at Sebeka on Thursday, April 22.

Hrdlicka took first in the 100-meter hurdles in 17.31 and the 300 hurdles in 51.10 as UNC finished third in the girls meet with 48 points. Ottertail Central was first with 112 points and Wadena-Deer Creek followed with 67.50 points. Parkers Prairie had 33.50 points.

Jenna Seibert won the discus with a throw of 76 feet, 3 inches and took second in the shot put at 30-4.50. Janie Tormanen added a runner-up time of 1:07.17 in the 400 while Kaarin Lehto was third in the 1,600 in 6:36.50 for the Warriors.

In the boys meet, Korvela won the 800 in 2:11.80 and the long jump with a distance of 19-3. Korvela also placed third in the high jump by clearing 5-4.

UNC’s 4 x 100 relay team took first in 44.53 while Christian Johnson was the runner-up in the 400 in 56.39. Devon Huttunen took third in the 400 in 1:01.08 and Rashad Lincoln was third in the 100 in 12.12 for the Warriors.

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Tyler Shepersky won the 800 wheelchair race in 2:20.80 and the 1,600 wheelchair race in 4:46.20.

Parkers Prairie won the boys title with 83 points while OTC (73), W-DC (65) and UNC (39) followed.

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