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She's qualified because: Became the school's second medalist (top six) in the 38-year history of female competition at the state meet by placing third in the discus.
Only long jumper Carrie Jensen (sixth, 1995) has also climbed aboard the state female medal stand in Rangers annals.
Mendivel's season-best 156-10, launched in the section finals, ranked No. 4 in the state for the season.