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Hayes twins compete for UW-River Falls

Competing in two different sports, track and field athlete Emma Hayes and basketball player Josie Hayes, graduates of Elk Mound High School,  finished off their sophomore seasons for the UW-River Falls Falcons in March.

Emma, a distance runner, competed in several meets for the Falcons and ran a personal best time in the mile run in 5:50.9 at the University of Minnesota Open Feb. 21. She was also a member of the medley relay team which placed eighth at the WIAC Indoor Championships with a time of 13:51.63.

Josie played in nine basketball games for an average of 3.4 games as the Falcons were 9-16 overall and 4-12 in WIAC play. She scored six points on two field goals and two for two free throw shooting, grabbed a pair of rebounds and came up with three steals.