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Boone runners compete in indoor meet

The Daniel Boone Track and Field Team sent 11 runners to the indoor state meet to compete in seven different events. Along the way, titles were won and school records were broken.

From STAFF REPORTS

The Daniel Boone Track and Field Teams had 11 student-athletes compete in seven events at the State Indoor Championships in Nashville Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23, and came away with a State Tittle, a State Runner-up status, three school records and 14 All-State Performances.

Jeremiah Sullivan won the state title in the 25-pound weight throw for the second consecutive year with a throw of 57’, 8.5”. He also placed third in the shot put with a personal best and new indoor school record of 47’, 1.25”.

The boys distance medley relay team made up of Matt Huff, Ray Simmons, Austin Galloway and Max Austin. That team placed second in 10:58.3.

The girls team made up of Patricia Chellah, Abbie Hopson, Grace Sheldon and Judy Chellah placed 6th in the Distance Medley Relay in a new school record of 13:04.58 and sixth in the 4×400 Relay in 4:23.71.

Devin McKenna set a new indoor school record of 12’, 5.5” in the pole vault.

Katie Cutshall also competed in the girls pole vault.

The Boys Team scored 24 points which placed them fourth in the team standings out of 46 scoring teams and over 50 schools total.