Area Athletes Compete at State Track Meet


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 4x800 relay and sprint medley. The 4x800 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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