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By Stephen McKay
Sports Writer 

DISTRICT B-6 TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Lady Raiders rally for title

Final relay team comes through to help Sidney claim crown


Donna Wiedeburg / Special To The Sun-Telegraph

Sidney High School senior Savanna Rosenbaum cleared 5 feet, 1 inch in the high jump on Thursday to win the District B-6 title. Rosenbaum is now a four-time state qualifier in the event.

OGALLALA – With state meet berths and district bragging rights on the line, the Sidney High Lady Raiders came through in grand style Thursday at Ogallala High School as they captured a share of their first Class B-6 District title.

With Sidney needing to make up five points in the final event to catch Scottsbluff, the Raiders' 4x400-meter relay team stepped up. The group of Preslie Allen, Abby Heller, Natalie Radcliffe and Genessa Schilz, erased the deficit with their third-place finish in the relay to catch the Bearcats, who finished seventh with no points in the event.

As a result, Sid...

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