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Track: Decatur sweeps Fit-N-Wise Invitational

By Messenger Staff | Published Saturday, March 31, 2018
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The Decatur boys and girls track teams won the Fit-N-Wise Invitational Thursday.

The Eagles scored 177 points and the Lady Eagles posted 159.5 points to bring home the gold.

Triston Read won the 400, pacing the field with a 52.30. Cameron Hale ran a personal best to get bronze.

Christian Isaac captured gold in the 800 with a 1:59.18. Read turned in a 2:00.52 to get silver.

In the 3,200, Gabe Embree finished second with a 10:09.11. Alan Rangel claimed bronze with a time of 10:09.45.

Riley Love finished third in the 100, recording a time of 10.37. He also placed third in the 200 with a 22.64.

Jared Allison was second in the 300 hurdles with a 43.11.

The Eagles got third in the 4×100, as the tandem of Adam Martinez, Colton Denman, Jhett Parker and Love finished in 43.16.

In the high jump, Isaac Hacker cleared six feet to take home silver. Jackson Carroll was third with a leap of 5-10.

Hacker went on to win the long jump with an effort of 22-0.5. He also won the triple jump when he sailed 44-3.5.

On the girls side, Autumn Finney won the 400 with a time of 1:01.96.

Mallory Downe was third in the 100 with a personal record of 12.61. Mackenzie Whitaker claimed bronze in the 200, clocking a 26.81.

Taylor Butler brought home silver in the 800, finishing in 2:31.96. Mackenzie Fox finished third in the 100 hurdles in 16.46. Fox also received bronze in the 300 hurdles with a finish of 49.61.

The Lady Eagles won the 4×100, as the team of Finney, Mallory Downe, Macy Downe and Kallie Boner clocked a time of 49.84. Decatur went on to win the 4×200, as Mallory, Macy, Whitaker and Aly Starke finished in 1:47.60.

The Lady Eagles completed their sweep of the relays in the 4×400, as Finney, Fox, Starke and Whitaker brought home the gold in 4:10.74.

In the shot put, Makenna Gannt placed second with a throw of 35-5. Gannt also medaled in the discus, launching a throw of 101-9.

Whitaker won the high jump, clearing 4-10. Finney got bronze in the triple jump, leaping 34-5.

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