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Panthers third at MS State Track Meet

By Nathan Leete, Sports Editor | May 12, 2010
Photo submitted by Daryl Shy Mt. Pleasant 8th grader Leslie Taylor jumps in the long jump event at the Iowa Middle School State Track Meet May 8 in Ankeny.

The Mt. Pleasant 7th and 8th grade girls track teams each took third place in the large school division of the Middle School State Track Meet in Ankeny on May 8.

The 7th grade girls scored 48 points, while the 8th grade girls scored 54.

The large school division was made up of more than 50 Class 3A and 4A schools, and more than 1,200 athletes participated in the meet.

Kelsi Phipps won both the seven-flight hurdles and the 200-meter hurdles to lead the seventh grade team, while Leslie Taylor led the 8th grade team with victories in the same events.

The 8th grade shuttle hurdle relay also earned a first place finish.

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