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Hanson girls capture Cornbelt Conference meet

Hanson's Thailan Hallman receives the baton from teammate Noah Price during the 4x200-meter relay at the Cornbelt Conference meet on Monday in Menno. (Nick Sabato / Republic)1 / 2
Menno's Tyler Massey attempts to maintain his balance during the triple jump at the Cornbelt Conference meet on Monday in Menno. (Nick Sabato / Republic)2 / 2

MENNO—The Hanson girls edged Freeman for the team title at the Cornbelt Conference track and field meet on Monday.

The Beavers finished with 154 points, while the Flyers recorded 148 points. Viborg-Hurley won the boys team title with 177 points, while Menno came in second with 163 points.

Freeman's Collin Helma captured three first-place finishes in the meet. The sprinter won the 100 (10.98), 200 (22.07) and the 400 (50.38) dashes. Helma's 200-meter time broke the previous meet record set by Menno's Jason Herrboldt (22.48) in 1997.

Freeman's Dayna Roth was also a triple-winner at the meet. She claimed titles in the 100 (12.79), 200 (26.24) and 400 (1:01.55) dashes.

Menno's Levi Heckenliable and Trey Bohlmann were also double-event winners, as was Hanson's Alyssa Moschell.

Heckenliable won the 110 (15.59) and 300 (42.51) hurdles. Bohlmann captured the shot put and discus throw events. He finished with a toss of 46-8 in the shot put and 147-1 in the discus. Moschell claimed the 800 (2:25.29) and 1,600 (5:44.36) runs for the Beavers.

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