BLAINE (AP) -- Mounds View took the boy's Class AA state high school track and field championship Saturday, while Anoka won the girls' AA crown, Plainview won the boys' Class A title and Holdingford won the girls' A meet.
Mounds View won the AA boys' competition for the second year in a row. The Mustangs ran away with the title, helped by a state record time of 1:28.62 in the 200-meter relay.
Anoka won the girls' Class AA championship thanks in large part to Megan Manthe. The junior placed second individually in the girls 800-meter run and was a member of the runner-up 400-meter relay.
In boys' Class A, Plainview had a close victory over second place New London-Spicer. Just two points separated first from second.
Girls' Class A defending champion Roseau was pushed into second place by Holdingford.
Two state records were set in the pole vault. In Class A, Dalee Wilkinson of Hawley broke her record set last year by a full three inches. In Class AA, Stacey Manuel of Willmar broke the state record of 11 feet, 3 inches, when she jumped a staggering 12 feet, 6 inches.
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