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St. John girls place third, boys fourth at Larned meet
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LARNED— St. John girls track and field team garnered 71 points and a third place finish out of seven teams at Tuesday’s meet in Larned. Larned won the girls division with 148 team points. In boys competition, the Tigers finished in fourth place with 76 points while Thomas More Prep (Hays) won top honors with 147 points.

In the girls division, Bailey Burns was the top runner in the 100 meter hurdles clocking in at 17.97. Burns then placed second in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 51.54. Teresa Christie earned top honors in the shot put winning the second heat and an overall first place throw of 34.1 ft. Ramsey McVey finished on top in the first heat of the javelin and fifth overall at 66.9 ft.

In other girls competition from Tuesday’s meet, Miranda Garner finished second in the second heat of the 100 meter with a time of 14.43. McVey was the third finisher of the second heat of the 200 meter at 30.82 while Torre Fisher took second overall as and as the runner up in the 400 meter timing in at 1:04.63. Fisher then placed third overall in the 800 meter run at 2:37.75

In relay events, Burns, Fisher, Katrena Brown and Brandi Hanson took third in the 4X800 at 11:23.76.

In boys events, Quincy Smith won the second heat of the triple jump and placed first overall with a leap of 38.10 ft. Wade Dean was the top thrower in the third flight of the shot put and first overall at 45.10 ft. In the 400 meter run, Clay Cooper won the third heat and fourth overall with a time of 55.84.

St. John boys won two out of the relay events. In the 4x100 relay, Jorge Calleros, Cole Kinnamon, Quincy Smith and Dean Wade own gold with a time of 47.10. Smith and Calleros then teamed up with Clay Cooper and Triston Long to win the 4x800 meter relay at 9:00.59. The Tigers then placed third in the 4X400 relay as Calleros, Smith, Kinnamon and Wade timed in at 3:44.33.

In other boys competition, Sammy Ramirez placed third in the first heat and eighth overall in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 52.15. Chase Fisher was the runner up in the second heat and tenth overall in the 200 meter run at 25.79 while Ramirez finished third in the second heat at 26.29.