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State track

Class 4A & 2A

State track capsules

Admission: $8

Format: Field events start at 1 p.m., running finals at 7. Trophies go to the team champion and runnerup. Medallions are awarded to the top eight individuals and relay teams.

Where: Showalter Field, Winter Park

Directions: Take Interstate 275 to Interstate 4; exit at Fairbanks and head east. Follow through Winter Park (road name changes to Aloma) to light at Lakemont Avenue. Right on Lakemont, pass Winter Park Hospital and left at next light (Mizell Avenue). Right on Perth (just past Wellness Center). Follow Perth through Ward Park to Showalter parking lot at the far end on the right.

Class A

When: Today

County entries: Boys — Admiral Farragut: Alex Banks (1,600), Josh Burch (long jump, triple jump, 4x400), Matt Capenerhurst (4x400), Rod Robinson (4x400), Noah Silverberg (discus), Blake Spero (200, 4x400); Calvary Christian: Joe Cathey (3,200, 4x800), Corey Eberle (long jump), Benton Jones (4x800), Jesse Sherman (4x800), Johnny Thomas (4x800); Indian Rocks Christian: James Johnson (4x400), Buddy Kaufman (400, 4x400), Isaac McMillen (4x400), Patric Yancey (4x400); Keswick Christian: Tyler Denton (discus), Brandon McGuire (110 hurdles, 300 hurdles), David Norris (triple jump); Northside: David Edwards (long jump), Ben Kaylor (300 hurdles, 4x400), Lucio Ojeda (4x400), Will Scott (high jump), Kyle Steiner (4x400), Tyler Stowell (110 hurdles, 300 hurdles, 4x400)

Girls — Admiral Farragut: Erica Bolline (high jump, long jump, triple jump), Anushkia Donaldson (shot put); IRC: Emily Boyer (discus); Keswick Chr.: Kate Carl (shot put, 4x100), Denae DeVaul (4x100, 4x400), Laura Grace Hodupp (discus, shot put), Mary Jacubec (4x400, 4x800), Stephanie Kistemaker (4x800), Katie McNees (4x800), Sarah Nunnally (shot put), Hannah Palm (4x800), Erin Powell (4x100, 4x400), Chelsea Wosniak (4x100, 4x400); Northside Chr.: Katie Esposita (4x100), NaTasha Goodwin (4x100), Victoria Goodwin (4x400, 4x800), Katelyn Greenleaf (1,600, 3,200, 4x800), Rachel Logeman (400, 4x400, 4x800), Jennica Mullins (4x100), Sara Shultz (4x100, 4x800), Melissa Tomlin (4x100, 4x400); Shorecrest: Sandy Lowry (pole vault), Erin McClenathan (pole vault), Samantha Specht (long jump, triple jump, 200, 400)

Outlook: Shorecrest's Samantha Specht is looking for her first state title after finishing second in the triple jump and 400 meters the past two seasons. She is seeded second in both events. Northside Christian's Tyler Stowell, undefeated in the 300 hurdles, has the top seed time in the event. Calvary Christian's Joe Cathey is seeded second in the 3,200. Northside Christian's Katelyn Greenleaf (1,600, 3,200) and Admiral Farragut's Josh Burch (long jump, triple jump) could place in the top three in multiple events.

Class 2A

When: Saturday

County entries: Clearwater Central Catholic: Micah Poole (100), Tobias Probst (1,600), Lindsay Cooper (400), Domenica Owens (800)

Outlook: CCC is the lone county school participating and will be looking more for top eight finishes than individual titles.

Bob Putnam, Times staff writer

State track capsules 04/24/08 [Last modified: Thursday, April 24, 2008 10:40pm]
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