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A Couple Pleasant Surprises Amongst Pella Boys Track 15 State Qualifiers

Posted By Sports On May 18, 2010 @ 5:55 am In Today’s Local Sports | Comments Disabled

As we told you earlier the Pella boys track team tied a school record by qualifying 15 events for this week’s State Track and Field Meet , most of which were expected, but there are a few pleasant surprises amongst the qualifiers.

At the start of the season one area of weakness for the Little Dutch was the field events, but Coach Brent Van Hauen says a couple seniors, Aaron Mason and Matt “Bubba” Meyers stepped up to help the team, found their calling, and are headed to state . Mason was a long jumper for Pella last year and qualified in the high jump this year while Meyers just voluntarily stepped into the long jump a couple meets into the season and has been very strong. The State Track and Field Meet gets underway Thursday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

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