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Tracksters Brave The Weather at Lex

Story By: Jeff Alan

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 4/15/2013

Despite temperatures in the low 40's, Lexington held it's 39th annual invitational track meet.  16 schools took part on Saturday with Pemberville Eastwood taking first, Hudson second, Brunswick third and host school Lexington fourth on the boys side.

Some of the local highlights include Lex's Andru Switzer winning the 300 meter hurdles in 40.3.  Bryant Switzer winning the 400 meters in 50. 5 and taking second in the 200 in 22.3.  Lex also won the 4x400 meters (Brandon Henderson, Andru Switzer, Morgan McQuillen, Bryant Switzer) at 3:30.6.  Also locally, Madison took second in the 4x200 (Frank Douglas, Kobi Johnson, Alex Smith and Kalvin Gordon) at 1:35.2.  Mansfield Senior took second in the 4x100 (Tyquan Vickers, Matt Robinson, Malon Samual, Jakkar Bishop) in 44.81.  In field events, Lex's Brandon Henderson took second in the long jump with a personal best 21'1.5".

On the girls side the top four teams were Canton GlenOak, Dublin Coffman, Brunswick and Liberty-Benton.  Mansfield Senior finished in fifth place.  The Tygers 4x100 took first place (Symphony Cooke,  Ciera Pugh, Chrystn Jones, Jasmine Long) in a time of 50.7.  The Tygers also took second in the 4x200 (Symphony Cooke, Janae Harris, Chrystn Jones, Jasmine Long) in a time of 1:48.9.  Canton Glen Oak was first in 1:48.7.  Also, Lady Lex's Ellen Isaac took second in the 3200 meters at 11:53.5, teammate Lillian Freundlich was third at 12:12.1. 

   
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