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Campbell, Smith win titles; several state qualifiers from county

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COLBY - Pierce County came away with a pair of sectional champions and several state qualifiers from the WIAA Division 2 Colby Track and Field Sectional Meet Tuesday.


Ellsworth's Alex Campbell took first in the triple jump. On his very last jump of the finals, Campbell leaped 43 feet, three inches. It was his best jump of the year.

"I do well when the pressure is on like it was in my final jump," Campbell said.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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