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Patriots host Lincoln, Winchester in track

By Vivian Risch, Contributor

The Union County boys and girls track and field teams first meet of the season was a tri-meet with Lincoln and Winchester this week.

Winchester’s 56.5 points won the girls meet with Union County and Lincoln second (50 pts.) and third (41 pts.), respectively.

The Patriot girls won three individual events and the 400-and-1600-meter relays.

Emma Cox won the long jump, Zoe Murphy was the winner of the 300-meter hurdles and Kaleah Louden won the 100-meter hurdles.

The Patriots boys’ Blake Richards was the winner in the 100-meter dash and the long jump.

Lincoln posted 72 points to finish first, Winchester was second (59 pts.) and UC at 25 points.

Next meets

The UC track and field teams were at Monroe Central on Monday, April 8 and at Franklin County for a tri-meet with Centerville on Thursday, April 11.

Boys team results - Lincoln 72, Winchester 59, Union County 25

Patriots results

1600m run - Paddock, 4th, 5:34.

100m dash - Richards 1st, 11:89.

800m - Townsend 4th, 2:29.

200m dash - Bias 4th, 27:35.

400m relay - Union County 3rd, 53.77.

3200m run - Bantz, 4th, 11:09.

1600m relay - Union County, 3rd, 4:10.53.

3200m relay - Union County 2nd, 9:50.

High jump - Richards 3rd, 5’4.

Long jump - Richards 1st, 19’0.

Girls team results - Winchester 56.5, Union County 50, Lincoln 46.5.

Lady Patriots results

100m hurdles - Louden 1st 17.45; Murphy, 2nd, 18.83.

100m dash - Cox 2nd, 14.05.

1600m run - Kelley 2nd, 6:05.

400m relay - Union County 1st 55.87.

800m run - Kelley 1st, 2:52.9.

200m run - Cox 2nd, 30.26.

300m hurdles - Murphy 1st, :57.

3200m run - West 2nd, 13:56; Antrim, 3rd, 15:12.

1600m relay - Union County 1st, 4:52.41.

Discus - Grissom 2nd, 65’3-1/2.

Long jump - Cox 1st, 13’5-3/4.