Area Athletes Compete at State Track Meet
West Bend-Mallard’s Rachel Fehr Earns Top Honors
by Joseph Schany
DES MOINES — Area track and field athletes would compete at the 2021 Track & Field State Championships last Thursday through Saturday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. While all the athletes would give it their best effort during the three-day event, West Bend-Mallard’s Rachel Fehr would turn in a stand out performance, claiming her second straight Class 1A 400-meter state championship, along with a gold medal finish in the 200-meter dash. Fehr would clock a time of 58.12 for first place in the 400, and finish the 200 in 26.15. Fehr, a Lady Wolverine senior, leaves her mark on West Bend-Mallard, holding school records in the 100, 200, 400, and 800.
The Lady Wolverines would also turn in top 10 performances in the 4×800 relay and sprint medley. The 4×800 would end with Rachel, Julia Fehr, Tori Fogarty, and Kierstin Montag taking seventh place with a time of 10:10.60. The sprint medley would see the foursome finish ninth with a time of 1:54.00.
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