Nora Peterson in the pole vault

MayPort-CG senior Nora Peterson watches the bar as she falls in the pole vault Tuesday in the Red River Valley Conference outdoor meet in Larimore, N.D.

Senior Nora Peterson and eighth-grader Tatum Mehus were within striking distance of MayPort-CG school records in the 200- and 800-meter races Saturday in Casselton.

In addition to those performances, all four of the Patriots’ girls relay teams have qualified for the state meet in Bismarck and head coach Wendy Garrett-Mehus is hoping the team added even more qualifiers at a conference meet Tuesday in Larimore.

Due to complications with the timing clock, results of the Larimore meet have not been made official.

But Garrett-Mehus said she didn’t need an official clock to know the final girls relay came in nearly three seconds under qualifying time Tuesday.

“All four relays (100-, 200-, 400- and 800-meters) have qualified by time,” Garrett-Mehus said. “I don’t know when the last time was that we’ve done that, but it’s exciting.”

In Casselton, Mehus turned in a personal record 2:22.46 in the 800-meter run that sits just more than a second slower than Kris Eliason’s 1984 record (2:21.30).

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