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Middle-school track teams post convincing wins over Canton South

Published: April 20, 2017 12:00 AM

The Minerva Middle School boys track team won 11 events as it beat Canton South 73-41.

Firsts went to Liam Billiter in the 110 hurdles and 200 hurdles; Garrison Markins in the 100, 200 and long jump; Trevor Slider in the 800 and 1600; J.J. Johns in the 400, Chance Martineau in the high jump, Melvin Fankhauser in the shot, and the 4x400.

Finishing second were Martineau in the 100 and 200, Connor Shingleton in the 800, and Fankhauser in the discus.

Placing third were Shingleton in the 1600, Brady Kovach in the 400, and Simon Williams in the high jump.

Girls Track

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The Lady Lions posted an 83-31 win over Canton South.

Finishing first were McKenna Nign in the 100 hurdles; Halli Ford in the 100, 200 and 400; Jenna Cassidy in the 1600; Sarah Law in the 200 hurdles; Coletta Miller in the 800; Abby Wheeler in the long jump; Kayla Phillips in the high jump; Savannah Wilkes in the shot and discus; the 4x100; the 4x200; and the 4x400.

Seconds went to Aubrey Dunham in the 800, Paige Banner in the 200, and Morgan Stout in the shot and discus.

Placing third were Julia Miller in the 100, Madeline Crissman in the 1600, Banner in the 400, Elizabeth Croston in the 800, Alana Howell in the long jump, Kayla Jackson in the high jump, and Chloe Monroe in the shot.


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