Gloucester track and field places first at April 17 meet
Gloucester's boys and girls track teams took first place in a tri-meet at home on April 17.
The girls scored 64 points and the boys won with 62 points. Denbigh and Hampton teams also participated in the meet.
On the girls side, Ninna Nelson won the 800 in a time of 3 minutes, 6.7 seconds and Anna Robins took home top honors in the 1,600 with a time of 5:56.31. Teammate Emily Manzanares was second, crossing the line in a time of 6:49.33.
Robins also won the 3,200, crossing the line in 12:11. Manzares was second (16:32).
Emily Bleise finished first in the 100 hurdles in a time of 18.11 seconds and Gloucester won the 400 (56.46) and mile relays (5:09.99).
Evan Wagner won the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 4 inches and Khadijah Payne had the top throw in the shot put (32 feet, 7 inches).
Haley Lucas was the other first-place finisher for Gloucester, winning the discus with a throw of 82 feet, 8 inches.
The Hampton Girls took second with 26 points while Denbigh finished third with 20 points. Hampton High logged just eight points.
For the boys, Kevin Sperray won the 1,600 in a time of 4:52.67 and Tyler Price took first in the 3,200 with a time of 11:19.
Gloucester won the 2-mile relay (8:55.21) and Alex Morales finished first in the pole vault (7 feet, 6 inches). James Scott came out on top in the long jump with a mark of 19 feet, 9 inches. Jarrell Bennett was first in the shot put with a throw of 44 feet, 6 inches. Bennett was also first in the discus with a throw of 141 feet, 3 inches.
Hampton finished second with 58 points. Denbigh finished with 32 points.
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