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Robinson, Ellis lead MHS to quad-meet win

by Larry Chowning

The Middlesex High School boys track team won a quad-meet against King William, Charles City and Rappahannock on April 3 at King William.

The Chargers scored 95.50 points, Charles City 61, King William 43, and Rappahannock 10.50.

Double winners for the Chargers were Greg Robinson in the 110-meter high hurdles (18.64) and 300-meter intermediate hurdles (47.34), and Ridge Ellis in the 400 meters (54.24) and 1,600 meters (5:00.14).

Other first place finishers were Kaleb Wake, discus (116’6”); Robert Lemon, long jump (19’6”); Bret Fochtmann, 3,200 meters (14:55.24); and Robert Drewry, 200 meters (25.34).

Others to place were Drewry, 100 meters, tied for fourth (12.14), and high jump, tied for fourth (5’2”); Lemon, 200 meters, third (26.34), and 400 meters, fourth (63.24); Dracy Greenwood, 200 meters, fourth (26.54); and Audain Tarik, 400 meters, third (61.24), and 800 meters, third (2:42.24).

Jacob Self, finished second in the 800 meters (2:35.24) and fourth in the high jump (5’ 2”); Taylor Johannsen, 800 meters, fourth (2:53.24), and 1,600 meters, fourth (6:11.24); and Urban Simon, 1,600 meters, third (5:49.24).

The Chargers 4x400 meter relay team took second place (4:11.24) behind King William (4:06.24). Audain, Robinson, Johannsen and Self each ran a leg on the MHS relay.

Robinson finished second in the high jump (5’6”); Ellis, long jump, third (17’2.25”); Wake, shot put, third (38’4”); Steven Skelton, shot put, fourth (36’1”), and discus, fifth (96’2”).

On April 5, some members of the MHS boys team competed in the Bob Murray Invitational Track Meet at King William High School. Ellis won the 1,600 meters (4:51.39) and 400 meters (53.09), and was third in the 800 meters (2:16.4).

Others to place were Robinson, 300-meter intermediate hurdles, fifth (47.24), 110-meter high hurdles, fourth (19.24), and high jump, seventh (5’4”); and Skelton, discus, eighth (95’1”).

The track team is off until April 24 when it visits Charles City.

posted 04.09.2014

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