Kimball’s Austyn Schlueter, for EV-W-K, placed sixth in shot put in state this past weekend. The state Track and Field Competition was at Hamline University in St.
Paul. Austyn went into the tournament ranked eighth in the state. The competition was very tough with all throwers consistently doing the shot put in the 46’ to 51’ range. Schlueter just made it into the finals in the tenth spot. In the finals, he threw a 49’10” throw which earned him sixth place in competition with the best throwers in Minnesota. He broke the school record, was All Conference, Runner-up in Sections, and on the podium with a sixth-place medal at state.
Austyn Schlueter is second from right on podium at state Track and Field competition at Hamline University. He took sixth place in shot put. Photo courtesy Vanessa Schlueter.