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Runners break four school records at Juneau Invitational


Klas Stolpe / Juneau Empire

Senior Ben Zarlengo leads the pack in a hurdling event in Juneau last weekend. Zarlengo was the top overall finisher in the boys 110 meter hurdles, and he took second in the boys 300 meter hurdles.

Sophomore Izabelle Ith and senior River Quitslund collectively broke four Petersburg High School (PHS) records at the Juneau Invitational May 8-9. Those record-breaking runs and jumps, in addition to several other personal bests, made for a "very special meet," said Head Coach Brad Taylor.

"Overall it was a very, very good meet for us," he added.

Quitslund set a new PHS record for the boys 3200 meter run, finishing in 10 minutes and 24 seconds. "That broke the old school record that stood for almost 32 years," Taylor said. "That record had been there a long, long time."

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