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Hedgesville boys, Jefferson girls win

May 23, 2009

PREP TRACK & FIELD



CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Hedgesville's boys and Jefferson's girls teams swept the Class AAA team titles for the Eastern Panhandle at the West Virginia state championships on Saturday.

Hedgesville's boys scored 92 points, easily beating Jefferson, which finished second with 68 points. Martinsburg tied for 11th and Washington finished in a three-way tie for 26th.

Jordan Reed won the 100 (11.36 seconds) and 200 (21.98) to lead the way for the Eagles. Chris Deaner was second in the 300 hurdles (39.35), Maurice Newby was second in the shot put (51 feet, 8 1/2 inches), Marquis Woods was second in the 110 hurdles (14.84) and Shawn Miller was third in the discus (147-11).

The Eagles also finished second in the 400 and 800 relays.

Jefferson won the 4x100 relay and finished third in the 4x400 relay.

Martinsburg's Khiry Timbers won the 400 in 49.05 seconds and the Bulldogs finished second in the 4x400 relay.

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Jefferson's girls edged Woodrow Wilson, 66-61. Martinsburg finished in a tie for sixth, Washington was 11th and Hedgesville tied for 17th.

Taylor Brown had a hand in two state records for the Cougars. She set a record on her own in the 300 hurdles, finishing in 44.34 seconds, breaking the previous mark of 44.57. Brown also teamed with Chelsea Bryan, Chelsey Flinchum and Brittany Carr to win the 4x100 relay in 48.58 seconds, breaking the previous state mark of 49.20.

Brown also won the 100 hurdles in 15.15 seconds. Brittany Carr won the 100 in 12.61, edging Washington's Jasmyn Hosby (12.67) and Martinsburg's Felisha Spragg (12.82).

Also for Jefferson, Andrea Nickerson finished third in the 1,600 (5:11.56), Kiana Weller was third in the shot put (35-7) and the 4x200 relay team finished second in 1:45.15.

Hosby won the 200 for Washington in 25.65 seconds. Hedgesville's Jackie Kriss was third in the pole vault (9-0).

Martinsburg finished second in the 4x100 relay (49.14) and third in the 4x200 relay (1:46.25).

In Class AA, Berkeley Springs finished eighth in the girls standings and 11th in the boys.

Harlie Stotler won the girls shot put (37-5) and was second in the discus (109-0).

West Virginia State Championships

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Results from the West Virginia State Track & Field Championships on Saturday:

CLASS AAA

GIRLS

Winner and area team scores

1. Jefferson 66. 6. (tie) Martinsburg, 31. 11. Washington 22. 17. (tie) Hedgesville, 10.

Area First-place winners:

300 hurdles: 1. Taylor Brown, Jefferson, 44.34 (State record; old record, 44.57.

100 hurdles: 1. Taylor Brown, Jefferson, 15.15.

100: 1. Brittany Carr, Jefferson, 12.61.

400 relay: 1. Jefferson (Chelsea Bryan, Taylor Brown, Chelsey Flinchum, Brittany Carr), 48.58 (state record; old record, 49.20, Wheeling Park, 1980). .

200: 1. Jasmyn Hosby, Washington, 25.65.

BOYS

Winner and area team scores

1. Hedgesville 92. 2. Jefferson 68. 11. (tie) Martinsburg 22. 26. (tie) Washington 1.

Area First-place winners:

400: 1. Khiry Timbers, Martinsburg, 49.05.

100: 1. Jordan Reed, Hedgesville, 11.36.

400 relay: 1. Jefferson (Casey Johnson, Brandon Hyler, Keenan DeLawder, Dewey McDonald), 42.75.

200: 1. Jordan Reed, Hedgesville, 21.98.

CLASS AA

GIRLS

Winner and area team scores

1. Oak Hill 80. 8. Berkeley Springs 30.

Area first-place winner:

Shot put: 1. Harlie Stotler, Berkeley Springs, 37-5.

BOYS

Winner and area team scores

1. Keyser 93. 11. Berkeley Springs 14.5.

PIAA state championships

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. -- Five area athletes captured Class AAA medals, awarded to the top eight in each event, in the final day of the PIAA state championships.

James Buchanan's Nathaniel Witter placed third in the boys pole vault (14-6), Chambersburg's Jessica Whitmore was third in the girls 100 (12.17), Greencastle-Antrim's Katrina Wright was third in the girls discus (128-11), Chambersburg's ConRoy Smith was fifth in the boys 200 (22.38) and Waynesboro's Cory Young was seventh in the boys 110 hurdles (14.98).

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