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Billy Beseman, left, battled food poisoning and along with the 4x800m relay team (Carignan, Coach Morris, Dahms, Speicher) finished runners-up. Submitted photo.

Hurley breaks school record, 4x800 relay team second at Hamline Elite Meet


ST. PAUL — Members of the Perham boys’ track and field team ran three remarkable races at the Hamline Elite Meet held this past weekend.

Keeghan Hurley, Perham’s top distance runner, set a new 3200m run school record finishing in a time of  9:21.37. The 3200 is equivalent to two miles. Kevin Lachowitzer held the former record of 9:28.81.

Lachowitzer was the 2006 class A cross country state champion and finished runner-up in the 3200m state meet twice during his career.

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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