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Track and Field: Eagles quartet breaks 34-year-old record

LQPV/DB's Sara Melom takes the baton from Katie Deyo for the final leg of the 4x100 relay Thursday on the Benson High School track. The Eagles' relay team broke the section record that stood since 1978. Photo by Rand Middleton.

The Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd 4X100 relay team reached the finish line in 50.57 on Thursday in Benson to break the long-standing girls Section 3A-Sub-Section 12 record of 51.4 set previously by a Madison quartet in 1978.

From left in the photo, the record-setting team is Morgan Munsterman, Jacinta Roggenbuck, Katie Deyo and Sara Melom.

Melom also was the meet's 100 dash winner in 12.6 seconds.

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