HHS girls win indoor track team title

Humboldt High junior Kendal Clark broke her three-day old school record in the shot put with a winning throw of 42-feet 4-inches in the Wildcats' indoor home track meet on March 12 at the Nielsen Family Recreation Center. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Led by Kendal Clark's record-setting shot put throw of 42-4, the Humboldt High girls' track team opened their season by winning the team title of their indoor home meet on Thursday (March 12).

Humboldt totaled 215 points to take the top spot. Carlisle was second at 123, Pocahontas Area third at 54 and Manson-NW fourth with 49. Webster City (46), South Central Calhoun (43), Clarion-Goldfield-Dows (39) and Garner-Hayfield/Ventura (5) round out the scoring.

In addition to Clark's winning shot put effort, Humboldt got firsts from Paige DeWinter in the 200-meters, Kirstyn Beaman in the 800, Bryce Gidel in the 1,000, the 4x200 relay of Carlie Thompson, Mady Lange, Alexis Hansen and DeWinter; the 4x800 relay of Beaman, Hoefer, Harklau and Peyton and the distance medley relay of Thompson, Lange, Varangkounh and Gidel. Humboldt also won the shuttle hurdle relay, run by Jori Hajek, Lily Groat, Kailee Dettmann and Claire Varangkounh. Dettmann also won the high jump.

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