The Minden Whippets and Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons track and field teams competed in the 2013 Nebraska State Track and Field Championships at Burke Stadium in Omaha on Friday and Saturday May 17 and 18.
The Dawgs and Falcons came away with seven medalist performances from the state meet.
The Whippets earned six state medals in the field of Class B.
Leading the way for Minden was senior Chris Shelton. Shelton earned a fourth place medal in his final race as a Whippet on Saturday in the 1,600-meter run. Shelton completed the race in a time of 4:33.53 to end his career with his second state medal. Sophomore Austin Olson also competed in his first state meet placing 24th in the 1,600-meter run in a time of 5:14.94.
Minden also got medalist performances from seniors Landon Lempka and Isaac Carlson.
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