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Red Arrow girls best Wildcats

Lowell improved its O-K White conference girls track record to 2-1 with a 78-49 win over Northview.

The Red Arrows won 11 of the 16 events, but led by only four (45-41) after 11 events.

“This was the worst weather of the year. We canceled pole vault because it wasn’t safe to jump,” said Lowell girls track coach, Robin Briggs.

Despite the miserable weather, Kalli Holzhueter pressed forward with her year’s best times in the 800-meter run (2:31)  and 1600-meter run (5:36).

“The cold weather didn’t seem to bother Kalli,” Briggs underscored.

Danele Starkey pushed past the weather in the long jump as she posted a winning distance of 14′-3 3/4.” She was also instrumental in Lowell’s relay wins in the 800- and 400-meters.

Joining her in the 800 relay were Kendall Hewitt, Hannah Boon, and Stephanie Vosburg.

Teaming up with Starkey in the 400 relay were Boon, Vosburg and Strasburg.

Rebekah Betts continued to improve her time in the 300 hurdles. The Red Arrow recorded a winning time of 52.77.

Lowell’s Holzhueter, Betts, Rachel Walters and Hewitt won a third relay (1600) of the day stopping the clock in 4:28.

Matti Newman continued to enjoy success in the shot put as she unleashed a winning throw of 37′-6-1/2″.

Walters (1:04.9) and Hewitt (1:05.5) came home one, two in the 400-meter run.

Kendall Hewitt grabbed top honors in the 200-meter run with a winning time of 30.04.

Jessica Graves distanced herself  by over a minute from her nearest competitor in the 3200-mete run. She was clocked in 13:41.