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Poth JH athletes set records
Poth Junior High School track and field record-breakers celebrate a successful 2014 season.
Wilson County NewsApril 23, 2014 3,490 views 1 comment
POTH -- Junior high track and field athletes from Poth recently competed in the district meet, and a number of Poth Junior High School records fell in the process.
In eighth-grade competition, the records were broken in seven different events.
Luke Cantu set a new record in the boys 300-meter hurdles, completing the race in a time of 45.56. On the girls side of things, six more records fell. Chloe Patton set a new shot put record with a distance of 38 feet, 8 inches, and also broke the discus record with a toss of 111 feet, 8 inches.
Lana Pruski set a new pole vault record at a height of 8 feet, and was one quarter of the 4x200-meter team that set a new record at 1:55.16. Pruski’s relay teammates include Jayden Burnette, Emily Leger, and Lauren Clancy. Clancy and Leger also got in on the new 4x400-meter record with a time of 4:28.37. Their relay teammates were Ally Garcia and Lexi Ramsey. Ramsey also set two individual records. She competed the 800-meter run in a time of 5:45.33, and set a new record in the 1,600 meters at 2:31.58.
In seventh-grade competition, Arden Trevino set a new record in the shot put with a distance of 30 feet, 8.25 inches. The girls 4x200-meter relay team of Melanie Sada, Chelsea Kruse, Genesis Cabrera, and MaKayla Miller also set a new Poth record with a time of 1:59.14.
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