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Section 8AA cross country: Hasz sisters advance to state

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Cardinals Alexandria, 56308
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

Freshmen Megan and Bethany Hasz set a blistering pace at the Section 8AA cross country meet Thursday, with Megan earning championship honors in 14:10.01 and Bethany less than a second behind at 14:10.04. The two broke away from the pack at 3,200-meters and shattered the course record.

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The two runners, ranked Nos. 5 and 4, also blew away Class AA's No. 3 ranked Jenna Truedson of Bemidji, who finished fourth overall in 14:51.

Alexandria finished fourth overall as a team, while the Cardinal boys were seventh after having lost one of their front runners in Colton Sailor, who was pulled form the race with a lower leg injury.

The State Class AA meet will be held Saturday, November 3 at St. Olaf College in Northfield.

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