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Marion County’s Delaney Straus closed out her stellar high school track and field career by winning three medals at the Class 1 State Championships in Jefferson City Saturday.
Straus took first place in the 3,200 and 800 meters and second place in the 1,600 meters.
On her own, Straus earned 28 points to provide the Lady Mustangs a sixth-place tie with Midway in the team standings, just two points behind fifth-place St. Joseph Christian.
College Heights Christian won the team title with 62 points.
Straus won the 3,200 meters with a time of 12:05.77, a second and a half ahead of Grace Bishop of College Heights Christian.
She won the 800 meters in a time of 2:22.43, a little over a second ahead of Canton’s Nariah Clay.
Straus took runner-up in the 1,600 meters in a time of 5:33.41, a little over a second behind Liberal’s Abby Barton.
Marion County’s Triston Holt, a sophomore, fell short of a medal in the high jump, placing 12th with a leap of four feet, 10.25 inches.
Meanwhile, Halle Keilholz, a junior, finished 14th in the javelin with a throw of 28.36 meters.