Kate Brigham of Jackson has enjoyed a solid athletic season in 2020-21 and capped it off with 2 wins at the State Track Meet in Casper over the weekend. She started off by running on the Broncs 1600 sprint medley relay team that set the all-class record in 4.11.53. The next day, she ran away from the field to capture the 4A championship in the 800 in 2.14.18. On Saturday, she added to her medal total with a win in the 1600 meters with a time of 5.01.84.

Brigham won the state championship in nordic skiing in both the 5K and 10K events and finished 3rd at the 4A state cross country meet. Needless to say, she has excellent credentials in terms of endurance and she still has her senior year to go.

We talked to her in Casper about her fabulous weekend at the State Track Meet.

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