Huber, Harter, Belquist, Awender win state titles


The senior picked up where he left off Friday by adding the 3,200 and the 800 to his title in the 1,600. Huber said he thought for a time about chasing a state record in the 3,200, but with the 800 still looming the Class B senior track and field athlete of the year backed off some and finished in 9:27.89.

“I was going to go for a record today but we went off pace and I have the 800 left, so I decided to go for the win and I don’t feel bad about my decision,” Huber said. “It’s all good.”

After winning the 800 in 1:56.13, Huber took some time to look at the crowd.

“I choked up a little bit. My high school career is over. It’s all good now. I’m happy,” he said.

Kidder County eighth grader Kennedy Harter is the new Class B girls state champion in the triple jump. Harter soared to a personal best 37 feet, 6 inches to claim the title Saturday, while also placing in a tie for fourth in the high jump (4-11) behind…



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