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Local track teams take their shot at glory


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Cody Welsh of Turner, pictured left and Garrett Diekhans of Fort Benton, pictured right, will each head to the Class C state track meet this weekend in Great Falls to represent their respective schools. Welsh is part of a Turner team that is hoping to bring home its first trophy ever in Class C state track. Follow the Havre Daily News on Twitter for live coverage Saturday.

It has been a historic season for a number of track teams within the District 9C and this weekend, at the Class C state track meet, it should continue for a number of local teams and athletes.

One of the biggest stories will be the Fort Benton girls, who will be looking to repeat as Class C state champions. The Longhorns scored 72 points a season ago, edging out Manhattan Christian, which scored 56.5. Fort Benton will begin its title defense Friday in Great Falls at Memorial Stadium. The combined meet, which features Class AA and Class C, will conclude Saturday. Field events will start at...

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