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Mount Vernon-Lisbon dominates 3A

May 23, 2009
The Mount Vernon-Lisbon girls' track team holds the Class 3A championship trophy at the state meet Saturday at Drake Stadium. (Photo by Brian Ray)

The Mount Vernon-Lisbon girls' track team holds the Class 3A championship trophy at the state meet Saturday at Drake Stadium. (Photo by Brian Ray)

DES MOINES — Karly Cochrane was sick of second.

Second at state volleyball — twice. Second at state track.

“I was so sick of it,” she said. “To finally get what we deserve, it’s a great feeling.”

Mount Vernon-Lisbon racked up five event titles Saturday,¬†sweeping the final three events, and won the Class 3A girls’ title going away at the state track meet at Drake Stadium. The self-proclaimed Mermaids tallied a 3A-record 98 1/4 points. Dubuque Wahlert was second with 78.

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