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.