Class AA Recap 2022 Track and Field State Tournament
Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 3:56 PM
Proving the importance of depth throughout the roster, the Monticello girls track team captured the 2022 Class AA state championship. The Magic were led by the winning 4x200-meter relay team of Sasha Steinbach, Natalie Emmerich, Thalia Mendoza-Brunotte and Emelia Skistad, which was their only championship en route to a team total of 71 points, 11 more than runner-up Providence Academy.
Mendoza-Brunotte (long jump) was Monticello’s lone second-place finisher. She and teammate Kaela Skistaf finished fourth and fifth in the 400 meters, and the 4x100 relay team placed third.
Providence Academy’s Brooke Hohenecker won the 200 and the Lions’ 4x200 relay team also won gold.
Holy Angels, which tied for third with Rockford, got individual championships from Ashley Fisher in the 100 and Olivia Keller in the long jump. Rockford was led by triple jump champion Cassia Cady.
Alexandria had two state champs: Aleah Miller in the 1,600 and the 4x800 relay unit.
In the AA girls wheelchair division, Adaylia Borgmeier of Mankato East won the 100, 200 and 800, and Tayla Gassman of Big Lake won the shot put and discus.
In Class AA boys competition, St. Peter was the team champion with Corbin Herron leading the way by finishing first in the 110-meter hurdles. The Saints had 44 points, followed by Spectrum with 40 and Jordan with 39.
Spectrum had a double champion in Max Ries in the 100 and 200. Jordan was led by 800 champion Kaleb Sharp and the winning 4x800 relay team.