Two-mile relays take center stage on Day 1 at state

By Chris Freud

DENVER — The opening day of the state track and field meet was a time for the local 3,200-meter relay teams to shine.The Battle Mountain girls took fifth, while the Huskies boys finished ninth.Alex Raichart, Rychelle Denardo, Melissa Delgado and Naomi Harding clocked a time of 9 minutes, 35 seconds.“The girls ran unbelievably,” Huskies coach Robert Parish said. “That was one second off the school record, and we’ve had good 4-by-8 teams. They stayed the course all season and trusted the plan.”The result was the team obliterating its personal best by 18 seconds. Also of note was that freshman Harding …

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