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Girls Track Team finishes 3rd in the Region 3-AAAAAAA Meet!

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POWDER SPRINGS, GA – The Girls track team competed at the Region 3-AAAAAAA track meet last week. The girls finished 3rd overall as a team.

The Lady Haws were led in the jumps by MyCheri Onwuzuruike who took 4th in the long jump (16-10.50) and 4th in the triple jump (36-01). In the throws, the Lady Hawks were led by Tyra Smith who took 2nd in the discus (103-08).

On the track, the 4x100m relay team of Brandi Lee, Tori Wise, Victoria Jackson and Michelle Beugre started the scoring off by finishing in 4th place with a time of 48.88. The Lady Hawks swept the top 2 spots in the 1600 as Grace Ellsworth and Nicole Franklin run 5:09.02 and 5:09.33 to both break the previous school record! In the hurdles, Brandi McGrady earned 8 points in the 100 meter hurdles finishing second overall in a time of 16.11 seconds and 4th overall in the 300 hurdles in a time of 47.64 seconds. In a very tactical 800m race, the Lady Hawks were led by Nicole Franklin (2:25.36) and Royal Delay (2:27.14) who finished 2nd and 4th overall. In the 3200m run, Grace Ellsworth finished 2nd overall in 11:30.46 to contribute 8 points. In the final event of the meet, the girls 4×400 relay of Brandi McGrady, Lauren Stenson, Royal Delay and Nicole Franklin finished 3rd overall in a season’s best time of 4:06.52.

The top 4 finishers in each event have qualified to compete in the Sectional Meet this Saturday at McEachern High School where the top 8 finishers will qualify to compete at the State Meet May 11-13.

Complete Results: http://ga.milesplit.com/meets/275830/results/514754/raw#.WQCKSvkrI2w

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