Class AA State Track

Century’s Isaiah Huber runs the first leg of the 4x100 relay during the Class AA state track and field meet Saturday at Hamline University in St. Paul. The Panthers finished second in the event.

FIRST REPORT

CLASS AA TRACK AND FIELD

What happened: Saturday, in a day that was reserved for finals in the Class AA meet at Hamline University in St. Paul, the deluxe Century 4x100 boys relay team had trouble with its handoffs and finished second to Alexandria. Century had serious hopes of a first-place finish after top-seed Hopkins was disqualified in Friday's preliminaries.

Mayo's Wendt lands second: After winning the long jump on Friday with a personal-best leap of 18-8 1/2, Mayo senior Annie Wendt was a fraction off of finishing first in the triple jump. Wendt cleared 38-2 1/4, a personal best. The first-place winner also went 38-2 1/4, but her second best jump was one-fourth an inch better than Wendt's.

Amusan second: Century standout sprinter Sam Amusan landed second to Hopkins phenom Joe Fahnbulleh in the 200. Amusan was timed in 22.10, Fahnbulleh in 21.21.

Others: The Red Wing girls 4x200 relay team of Cadence Thorson, Ella Scott, Emily Hart and Tyler McGrath was second to star-studded Minnetonka. . .Century's boys 4x400 relay team was fifth. Austin discus thrower Oliver Andersen managed a sixth-place finish and John Marshall's Simon Werven was ninth in the high jump.

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Pat covers tennis, girls basketball, football, soccer, track and field, and baseball. He also writes about Gophers football and basketball, and the Timberwolves. He’s been reporting for the Post Bulletin since 1994.