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Area athletes make their mark on day 1 of State Track Meet

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 LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW)  Day one of the WIAA State Track Meet saw several area athletes put up impressive performances at the Veterans Memorial Sports Complex.  The day began at 9:30 AM with divisions two and three competing.  The division one athletes took center stage at 4:30.  Here are some noteworthy performances from La Crosse area athletes on day one: 
-Bangor's Kellen Kravik became the first local athlete to win a state title.  Kravik won the division three pole vault.
-Holmen's Danielle Kohlwey set personal bests in both the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles and will be a favorite to win both on Saturday in division one.
-Kohlwey's teammate, Mason Kalander, took 5th in the division one 1600m
-Logan's Aric Elmore took 2nd in the division one long jump, missing out on first place by a quarter of an inch.  Teammate Jarrod Besl took 7th.
 -Holmen's Dylan Cooper took 5th in the high jump in division one.
-The Logan girls 4 by 200 relay, which is trying to win a 4th straight state title, qualified for tomorrows finals.
-Arcadia's Jim Hoesley qualified for the finals in three events in division two.
-The West Salem boys advances two relays to the finals (4 by 100, 4 by 200).
-West Salem's Mac Anderson and Viroqua's Jeremy Lee took 5th and 6th respectively in the pole vault in division two.
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