LAUREL — Alex Veltkamp withdrew from running in the 1,600 meters to help her team score more points in another event.
But the 400 meters?
There she had some unfinished business.
The long Manhattan Christian junior got the 400 title she wanted and added the long jump championship during the first day of the Class C State Track and Field meet at the Laurel Sports Complex on a cloudy Friday afternoon.
Veltkamp will get an opportunity to defend her 800 title on Saturday.
Her two wins helped the Eagles take an early lead on Fort Benton in the team standings. Manhattan Christian has 34.33 points, while Fort Benton has 32.
Darby, led by winners Evan Duggan (3,200) and John Beckers (javelin), leads a tightly-bunched field with 20 points. Belt and Ennis each follow with 18. There are 11 teams with 10 points or more.