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Red Wing High School one-act advances to regional contest

Red Wing High School's entry -- "The Belle of Amherst" -- in the Minnesota one-act play contest took second place Thursday at sub-section competition at Lakeville South High School.

It advances to the regional contest, which will be Feb. 2 in Faribault, Minn., drama teacher Jillynne Raymond reported. First place went to Lakeville South; eliminated were Lakeville North, Faribault, Farmington.

Senior Logan Kays portrays Emily Dickinson in the one-woman play, which was performed at the Sheldon Theatre in January. While Kays is the only actor, the team also includes Amy Decker as stage manager, Therese Thompson on lighting, Dylan Lee on sound, and Melissa Kohner and Haley Cushing on crew.