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Trojans' track and field teams compete in Luverne meet

The Worthington High School boys and girls track and field teams competed Tuesday at the Luverne Cardinal Relays, with the WHS boys placing second among 10 teams and the Trojan girls seventh.

Worthington's Jacari Swinea won the 100 meters with a time of 11.76 seconds and the 200 meters in a clocking of 23.63. Swinea -- along with teammates Welbaka Morke, Mak Lia and Tethlouch Gach – took the 4x200 relay with a time of 1:34.94.

Other first-place efforts for the Trojans on the boys side included Gach winning the 300-meter hurdles and Fanuel Wolday capturing the 3200 meters. Gach was second in the 100-meter hurdles, Wolday second in the 1600, Isaiah Bates second in the 400. Caleb Meyer second in the high jump and Christian Kleve third in the discus. The WHS 4x100 meter relay team also placed third. 

For Adrian-Ellsworth, meanwhile, Alec Murphy won the 400 meters.

In the girls competition, Grace Bates was third in the 400 meters for the Trojans for the lone top-three placing of the day. 




The Worthington Trojans boys tennis team was defeated 6-1 in its season-opening meet Monday at Fairmont.

Ian Barber picked up Worthington's lone win with a 6-4 6-1 triumph at No. 1 singles. The Trojans were defeated in straight sets in other matches, expect at No. 3 doubles, at which Moises Segura and Xander Barber were outlasted 6-4, 2-6, 10-8.

WHS hosts Mankato West on Thursday.



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