Patriots named runner-ups at Track and Field State Competition

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After two days filled with dashes, relays and broken records, the Patriots’ Track & Field team finished as runner-ups in the FHSAA Class 2A State Championship. Although the team failed to bring home the gold, it was still an impressive showing, with many Patriots bringing back individual medals.

Gold Medals

Anthony Schwartz: 100m dash (10.06 state record)

Anthony Schwartz: 200m dash (20.41 state record)

Patrick Surtain, Tyson Campbell, Jaden McBurrows, Anthony Schwartz: Boys 4x100m (40.14 state record)

Morgan Rhett, Kori Collins, Myrka Cadet, Sherri Ann Norton: Girls 4x100m

Silver Medals

Tyson Campbell: 100m dash

Dyllon Lester: Triple jump

Myrka Cadet: 100m dash

Myrka Cadet: 200m dash

Morgan Rhett: 200m dash

Danielle Bess: 400m dash

Danielle Bess, Morgan Rhett, Kori Collins, Kenya Thompson: 4x400m

Bronze Medals

Dyllon Lester: Long Jump

Asia McMillon: 100m hurdles

Morgan Rhett: 200m dash

Kenya Thompson: 400m dash

As a third year staffer, senior Alex Becker acts as the Patriot Post’s sports editor, while also managing the athletic department’s twitter account. Alex also serves as the sports editor for the yearbook and the president of Future Business Leaders of America. Outside of journalism, Alex can be seen eating, watching Netflix and fixing his fantasy football roster.

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