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Austin paces Dawson Community College at Yellowjacket Open

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Posted at 11:33 AM, Mar 30, 2021

(Editor's note: DCC Athletics release)

SPEARFISH, SD - Dawson Community College runner Zach Austin stepped up to edge a competitor from MSU-Billings during his 1500m race Saturday at the Yellow Jacket Open at Black Hills State University. Austin placed second in his heat and third overall with a time of 4:30.97 racing against six other schools, all four year colleges.

In the 100m Brayden Fraser took 8th place after having to rerun his original time due to outside circumstances. Then turning around for the 200m Jayden Fraser also placed 8th, with both beating more than 12 other competitors from four year institutions.

On the women’s side, Kayala Parisien battled it out with a full field of competitors in both her 1500m and 800m races, placing 10th in both races beating 11 competitors in her 1500m and 7 competitors in her 800m.

All the Buccaneers continue to improve each week and are looking forward to fast times and high places Thursday, April 1 at the Battlin’ Bear/YellowJacket Open hosted by Rocky Mountain College and MSUB.

Competition for the Bucs begins at 1 p.m. at Lockwood High School in Lockwood.