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Patriots track advance athletes to state

The Pequot Lakes girls and boys combine to send 14 athletes to the Class A state meet following the Section 6A meet on Thursday, May 30, in Moorhead.

The Patriot girls, led by Vanessa Lane’s wins in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, clinched the section title for team points. Other girls qualifying for state between individual events and relays are Grace McGuire, Sarah Rudlang, Rachel Allen, Brittny Bzdok, Chloe Bermel, , Abby Palmer and Josie Nistler.

The Pequot Lakes boys were led by Tyler Tappe, who won the pole vault title. Other boys advancing to state were Travis Jacobson, Chris Hamen, Cole Funk, Isaac Allen and Kale Wurdeman.

Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.