The Forest Lake girls track team moved up 13 spots from last year’s state showing to 24th overall in points at the state track meet at Hamline University over the weekend.
Senior Jessica Dhaene medaled in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.96 to take fourth place.
The 4×800-meter relay squad of eighth-grader Maria Valentin, sophomore Rocci Wohlk, ninth-grader Emma Benner and eighth-grader Allie Bartlett placed seventh in the event.
Sophomore Cassidy Baker took sixth in the pole vault by clearing 11 feet. The title winner, ninth-grader Andrianna Jacobs of Rochester Century, set a state all-time record by clearing 13 feet. The previous record holder vaulted 12-9 back in 2005.
Ninth-grader Abby Jungwirth turned heads in the triple jump as the youngest competitor to make the finals in the event. Jungwirth finished tenth after clearing 35-6.