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Rutten, Koljonen lead NY Mills girls track to eighth place finish at Little Amik


BEMIDJI — Eighth-grader Lydia Rutten captured the 400-meter dash title at the Little Amik meet at Bemidji State University's Gillett Fitness and Recreation Center Tuesday, April 2.

Rutten added a fourth-place finish in the high jump with a leap of four-feet, eight-inches. Lydia's sister Ellie Rutten, a sophomore, was ninth clearing four-feet, nine-inches. Ellie also finished 15th in the 200-meter dash in a field of 132 runners with a time of 29.85.

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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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