Track and Field State Tournament 2022; Class AAA Recap
Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 8:36 PM
The stars of the Class AAA state track meet included an all-time state record-setter and a two-sport state champion.
Roseville's Ava Fitzgerald set an all-time state record in the girls 100-meter hurdles, winning the title with a time of 13.81 seconds. The previous record was 13.94 by Karina Joiner of East Ridge in the 2016 state prelims.
Forest Lake’s Daniel Vanacker won the Class 3A wrestling championship at 152 pounds last winter, and Saturday he won the 3A state title at 1,600 meters. He will run at the University of Minnesota.
Jordyn Borsch of Maple Grove was a double winner in the girls 100 and 400, Ava Cinnamo of Rosemount won the triple jump and 300 hurdles, Edina’s Maddie Dahlien won the 100 and long jump, and Eagan won the 4x200 and 4x400 relays.
Among boys, Blake Nyenati of Andover won the 110 and 300 hurdles, and Richlu Tudee of Champlin Park won the 100 and 200. Michael Allen of Wayzata won the 100, 200, 1,600 and shot put wheelchair events.
In the team competition, Rosemount won the girls title with 93 points. Minnetonka was second with 81 and Edina third with 63. On the boys side, Andover won the team title with 62.2 points, followed by Rosemount with 58 and Moorhead with 55.