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Lowell girls win opener against Creston

Not only was it a good start to the season, but a great start to the conference.

Lowell girls’ track team  dominated Creston in a season-opening 91-15 win over the Polar Bears.

“The girls started out the season very well,” said Lowell track coach Robin Briggs. “We defiantly found some areas to work on, but overall a great day for the girls.”

Lowell won three of the four relay events.Success was handed down throughout the meet from there.

Kendall Hewitt, Hannah Boon, D. Starkey  and M. Starkey posted the best time in the 800-meter relay (2:03).

The 1600-meter relay was won by Kallie Holzhueter, Rachel Walters, Hewitt and Lauren Traskey. They brought the baton home in 4:42.

In the 3200-meter relay it was Graves, Rebekah Betts, Holzhueter and Walters coming home in a winning time of 11:26.

Betts topped in the field  in the 300 hurdles, stopping the clock in 54.9 The Red Arrow was second in the 100 hurdles to Traskey (20.5), who placed second in the 300 hurdles.

Hewitt (first) and Rachel Walters battled for first in the 400 meter run, stopping the clock in 1:05

Maddie Newman claimed a first in the shot put with a distance 32-7 3/4. The Red Arrow was second in the discus with a mark of 80-11. Stephanie Vosburg was first at 81-1/2. She finished second in the shot with a distance of 25-8.