Decorah girls track & field team qualifies 12 entries for the State Track Meet

Posted: Mon, May 13, 2019 5:25 PM

The Decorah Viking girls track & field team will have 12 entries at the State Track & Field Meet in Des Moines starting Thursday, following results from the Regional Meet on Friday.

Decorah's highest-seeded entry will come in the 4x100 Meter Relay, where the team of Grace Syverson, Brooke Berns, Rose Gullekson and Brielle Buresh is second, with a seed time of 49.81 seconds.  Decorah also will have an entry in the 800 Sprint Medley, where Grace Syverson, Brielle Buresh, Rose Gullekso and Brooke Berns will compete from the #5 seed; in the 4x200 Meter Relay, where Amanda Kuehner, Rose Gullekson, Brielle Buresh and Brooke Berns are seeded 11th; in the 4x100 Meter Shuttle Hurdle, where Grace Syverson, Anya Lovstuen, Kallie Mincks and Ambria Pipho are seeded 17th; and in the 4x800 Meter Relay, where Leila Johnson, Brooke Courtney, Britta Swanson and Cassiday Carolan are seeded 21st.

In individual track events, Brooke Berns is seeded 3rd in the 200 meter dash; Rose Gullekson is seeded 4th and Brielle Buresh is seeded 7th in the 100 meter dash; Grace Syverson is seeded 19th in the 100 Meter Hurdles; and Ambria Pipho is seeded 23rd in the 400 Meter Hurdles.

Finally, Decorah will have two entries in field events.  Ambria Pipho is seeded 15th in the high jump with a seed mark of 5 feet, while Aanaiya Weston is seeded 19th in the shot put, with a toss of 35 feet 8 inches.