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Teams take part in invitational

POSTED: March 18, 2014 4:41 p.m.

The Dawson County High School boys track team ran at the prestigious Greater Atlanta Christian School Invitational on March 15 in Norcross.

Twelve teams participated, including; Peachtree Ridge, Buford, Decatur, Calhoun, East Jackson, Blessed Trinity, Providence, GACS, Washington County, Hebron and Cross Keys.

Buford won the team championship with a score of 107. Calhoun finished second with 98.5 points. The Tigers accumulated 14 points, but ran several great races against stiff competition.

Tiger Rhys Adams led Dawson County with a third-place showing in the pole vault. Adams vaulted 11'00."

Winning the event was David Curry from Buford at 13'00." Coming in second was Lee Powers-Eaton from Washington County.

In the field events, Tiger AJ Thomas came in fifth in the shot put. Thomas threw a distance of 38'7.5." Winning the event was Britt Lee from GACS with a throw of 41'00."

Also performing in the field events were Ryan Jones and Cole Smith in the discus; Dalton Edwards-high jump; Drew Keller and Mason Carr-long jump; Josh Woody-pole vault; Cole Smith-shot put; Harrison Adams and Mason Carr-triple jump.

In the running events, Armando Jimenez crossed the finish line in ninth-place in the 1,600-meters. Jimenez also ran in the 800-meters and finished 11th.

Rounding out the running events were: Scotty Zadernak and Hunter Mitchell-100 meters; Eric Leonard and Dalton Edwards in the 110-meter high hurdles; Spencer Cutts, Brandon Barker and Avery Cowart in the 1,600; Mason Carr and Drew Keller-200 meters; Dalton Edwards and Ben Umberger-300 hurdles; Avery Cowart and Brandon Barker-3,200 meters; Ryhs Adams and Harrison Adams-400 meters; and Brian Colin in the 800 meters.

Up this week for the boys track team will be the Amicalola Invitational at home on Saturday.



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