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Alexandria 8th grader Wensia Johnson sprinted to the finish line in the 100-meter dash on Tuesday. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Alex girls' track: Johnson makes most of her debut

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Jamie Piepenburg knows a thing or two about setting records.

The senior all-state distance runner for the Cardinals almost set another one on Tuesday at Alexandria's home Tri against Willmar and Sartell. Piepenburg ran a personal-best time of 2:17.39 in the 800-meter run, coming just short of the school-record time of 2:16 that would have given her all three distance records at Alexandria.


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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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