The Minden Whippets track and field athletes completed their 2016 spring season on Friday and Saturday by competing in the Nebraska Schools Activities Association Nebraska State Track and Field Championships held at Burke Stadium on the campus of Omaha Burke High School in Omaha.
The Minden boys track team qualified five participants for the 2016 B boys state field. The Dawgs were able to earn two medals at this year’s state meet.
Senior Leobardo Iniguez placed seventh in the B boys 3,200-meter run on Friday morning to get the Whippets their first points of the state meet. Iniguez ran a strong time of 9:55.55 to earn his first ever state medal in his second state appearance.
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