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Simonson makes divisional round four staight years


Pierre Bibbs

Keira Simonson leaves a mark at 85-03 in javelin. It was her first time participating in the event in her two years of high school track and field.

The Whitewater Penguin girls track team has had a strong campaign this season. That continued last Thursday at the District 3C meet in Glasgow as the team took second place with 97 points. All eight athletes qualified for the next level, the Eastern C Divisionals in Glasgow tomorrow.

The team was led on that cold and windy day by senior Kourtney Simonson, who won the 800 with a time of two minutes, 35.9 seconds. Simonson's closest opponent was fifteen seconds behind her.

This is Simonson's fourth year making it into the divisional meet.

"Lots of times with girls, it doesn't always happen,"...

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