Delaney Straus beat the Marion County R-II Junior High track record in the 800 meters Monday at the Monroe City Relays Meet.

Delaney Straus beat the Marion County R-II Junior High track record in the 800 meters Monday at the Monroe City Relays Meet.

The past record was set by Morgan Spratt with a time of 2:46.3 in 2006.

Straus, a 7th grader, won the 800 meters race with a time of 2:41.27 and finished first in the mile run in 6:13.94 to lift her team to a fourth place overall finish. She also helped the Lady Mustangs 4x400 relay squad place third.