Monday, June 18, 2018
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Gartner sets shot record

Freshman throws 47-6.

KEARNEY—Gothenburg freshman Dillon Gartner set a new school record in the shot during the ninth-grade portion of the Kearney Indoor Invite on Friday.

Gartner won the event with a toss of 49 feet, 1.5 inches.

The mark surpasses the old record by nearly 2 feet. Chris Metzger threw 47-6 in 1992 to establish the previous mark.

Swede teammate Logan Koehler also earned a gold medal in in the freshman high jump by clearing 5-foor-8.

No team scores were kept.

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