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May 28, 2014

MC Weekly prep roundup

Maconaquah senior K.J. Walton put forth a dominant performance in the boys track and field sectional on Thursday at Western High School.

Walton roared to victory in the 200-meter dash in :22.58 and 400 in :52.05 before running anchor on a pair of relay victories. He teamed with Nathan Robinson, James Wilkison and Cody Hicks to win the 4x100 in :43.66, and joined forces with Hicks, Luke Hann and Daltyn Childers to win the 4x400 in 3:29.99.

Also for the Braves, Jimmy Sunday was fourth in pole vault, Ben Stephenson was fourth in discus, Nathan Robinson was sixth in long jump and Matthew Scott was sixth in the 300 hurdles.

Peru's best showing came in the 4x800 relay where Connor Quin, Nathan Cole, Darryl Smith and Mitchell Johnson teamed for a third-place finish. Johnson added a sixth-place finish in the 800 run,

Western won five events and topped Kokomo with a late flourish 129-105 and claim its first sectional title since 2009 in front of the home fans.

Plymouth Sectional

North Miami shined in the field events in the boys track and field sectional at Plymouth.

Kevin Huffman took first in shot put with a heave of 47-5 1/2. Alex Borse was second in discus (132-1). And Jacob White was second in long jump (20-11).

The Warriors had a third-place finish in the 4x100 relay. White, Edu Espinilla, Todd Pocock and Devin Crossland had a time of :46.33. Individually, White was sixth in the 100 dash and Espinilla was sixth in the 300 hurdles.

GIRLS TRACK

Madison-Grant Sectional

Peru's Sidney Fuller and Maconaquah's Maysie Hewitt had winning performances in the sectional at Madison-Grant.

Fuller won the 300 hurdles in a time of :49.50. Hewitt won pole vault with a jump of 10-0.

Fuller added a second-place finish in the 100 hurdles (:16.31) and was part of Peru's 4x100 relay team that took second. Josie Murphy anchored that 4x100 team and she had strong showings in the long jump (second place), 200 dash (third place) and 100 dash (fourth place).

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