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Heath Hotzler, Published May 22 2009

ND STATE TRACK AND FIELD MEET: Roesler captures two records in prelims

Fargo South junior Laura Roesler set overall state meet records in the preliminaries of the girls 400 and 200.

Roesler’s time of 55.37 in the 400 broke her own overall state and Community Bowl record of 55.56 set in 2007. Bismarck Century’s Jill Steinwand was second in the prelims at 58.30.

Roesler then captured the 200 record with a time 24.66, topping Whitney Carlson’s mark of 24.95 set in 2006. The previous Class A state meet record in the 200 was 25.05 by Heather Zander of Mandan in 2005.

Roesler ran a wind-aided time of 24.30 in the 200 en route to the 200 title last year.