Alexander breaks school triple jump record, Dahlen qualifies for state at EDC Meet

Journal Staff Report

Journal Staff Report

Beth Alexander, already qualified for four events at the state track meet, broke the Devils Lake school record in the triple jump at the Eastern Dakota Conference Meet on Saturday in West Fargo.

Alexander jumped 34-11.00, placing her third at the meet.

Zach Dahlen also took third on the boys side of the triple jump, qualifying for state with a mark of 42-06.50.

The Firebird girls placed ninth of 11 teams with 29.5 team points. The boys placed ninth with 20 team points

The Firebirds have several athletes qualified for the state meet this weekend in Bismarck. The Journal will have a special preview page this week.

Below are the place winners from the EDC Meet.


200-meter dash

5. Alexander, Beth - 26.70

High jump

T4. Alexander, Beth - 4-11.00

Triple jump

3. Alexander, Beth - 34-11.00


5. Nelson, Erin - 113-10.00

8. Gathman, Amber- 108-09.00


4. Nelson, Erin - 120-08.00

Shot put

3. Nelson, Erin - 39-09.00


100-meter dash

2. Davidson, Bradley - 10.91

400-meter dash

4. Davidson, Bradley - 51.92

200-meter dash

8. Davidson, Bradley - 22.96

Triple jump

3. Dahlen, Zach - 42-06.50