Jose Alba of Staples-Motley is seeded fourth in two events and Kayla Kapsner of Pierz and Nicole Kozlowski of S-M are seeded fourth in this weekend's Class 1A state track and field meet.
In the boys' meet, Alba is the highest-seeded lakes area boy. He will compete in the shot put (52-3 1/2 seed distance) and discus (156-4).
Kapsner, with a 5-2 high jump, and Kozlowski, with a discus throw of 123-9, are the top area seeds in girls' events. Kapsner placed sixth in her event last season.
Clayton Foster of Pequot Lakes, seeded sixth in the 1600 run, placed seventh in the event last season.
When: Prelims, 3 p.m. Friday; Finals, 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Hamline University, St. Paul
Seed times and distances are based on an individual's performance in their section meets.
Area boys' seeds
800 run: 9-Clayton Foster (Pequot Lakes) 2:01.01
1600 run: 6-Foster 4:24.79
3200 run: 11-Peter Vukelich (Crosby-Ironton) 10:07.27
Pole vault: 6-Kyle Hart (Pequot Lakes) 13-0
Shot put: 4-Jose Alba (S-M) 52-3 1/2
Discus: 4-Alba 156-4
110 hurdles: 16-Andrew Knebel (Pillager) 16.34
Area girls' seeds
100 dash: 15-Ashley Lisson (SM) 13.84
200 dash: 15-Kirsten Noska (PL) 27.43
400 dash: 13-Noska 1:00.64
800 run: 16-Kim Rardin (Pillager) 2:26.34
1600 run: 8-Naomi Landecker (SM) 5:16.17
3200 run: 5-Landecker 11:23.18
High jump: 4-Kayla Kapsner (Pierz) 5-2
Pole vault: 5-Brigettta Berg (Wadena-Deer Creek) 9-6
Triple jump: 7-Noska 35-0 1/2, 16-Hanna Christenson (C-I) 32-5 1/2
Discus: 4-Nicole Kozlowski (SM) 123-9
100 hurdles: 16-Tamala Zwart (PL) 17.22, 17-Nikki Pearson (SM) 17.3
MIKE BIALKA may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 855-5861.
Brainerd Dispatch ©2013. All Rights Reserved.