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Pella Girls Win at Bondurant Farrar, Knoxville Fifth

The Pella girls track team played with their lineup a bit last night but still managed a win at Bondurant Farrar scoring 135 points, just enough to edge second place West Branch by five points, Knoxville finished fifth with 55 points. Earning victories for the Lady Dutch were Regan Cooper in the long jump, Nadine Van Zomeren set a new meet record and won the 400 in 59.37 and just missed a school record by .12, Marielle Gaiser won the 400 hurdles and the Lady Dutch 4×100, 4×200 and sprint medley relay teams also claimed victories. Second place finishes for Pella included Sara Wittenberg in the 3000, Kati Sunderman in the 100, Maddy Davis in the 400, Megan Current in the 100 hurdles and Victoria Kleven in the 1500 as well as the 4×800, shuttle hurdle and distance medley relays. Pella competes again Friday as most of the team will be in Winterset and the 4×100 and 4×400 relays will compete in preliminary races at the Drake Relays Friday night.

Knoxville got victories from Chambray Daugherty in the high jump and Kati Ayers in the discus. Ayers also tossed a personal best in the shotput and finished second.