Track and field: Mariners set conference record
Records were falling as fast as the temperatures during the Polar League conference track meet
Wednesday, May 16, at Two Harbors High School.
Six Polar League records were broken during the meet, including a 10-year-old record in the 800-meter girls relay. The Silver Bay relay team of Corrina Marolt, Everly Bauck, Alexxa DeQuevedo and Jocelyn Russell won the event with a time of 1 minute, 50.9 seconds, breaking a record set by Esko in 2008 by one one hundredth of a second.
The other records broken included Nic Johnson of Cromwell-Wright in the 100 meters with a time of 10.88 seconds; Cromwell-Wright in the 800-meter boys relay in 1:34.42; Nick Carlson of South Ridge in the triple jump with a leap of 44 feet, 7.75 inches; Shaily Hakamaki of Cromwell-Wright in the long jump with 16 feet, 0.5 inches; and Hakamaki in the triple jump with 34 feet, 6.25 inches.