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Great end to a great season

H-M-S relay teams set school records at state meet

The old adage about saving the best for last could apply to Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's final events at the 2022 state track meet. The Hawks ran school record times in the Class 1A sprint medley and 4x100 relays during the final day of competition at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

Those results culminated a successful three days for H-M-S.

"It was fantastic," said Hawk coach Kyle Borchers. "In most of our races we out-performed our seed placings."

The 4x100 team of juniors Ryan Borden, Ethan Diehm and Kooper Ebel, and senior Connor Dodd qualified for the finals with a sixth-place finish in Friday's...