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Sandbagging season over for indoor track,  time to kick it real

Jan. 25 Henlopen and Feb.9 state meets are for hardware
January 17, 2013
Brianna Hall of Sussex Tech runs  in search of four solid gold medals. BY DAVE FREDERICK

The sandbagging part of the Indoor track season is over as Delaware teams have waved goodbye to Maryland competition and gear up for the Henlopen Conference and Delaware state championship meets.

The Henlopen Conference Indoor Championships will be contested at the Worcester County facility in Snow Hill, Md., Friday, Jan. 25, while the DIAA State Championship meet is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9,.;lp at the University of Delaware Field House.

The sixth and final meet of the regular season pitting Delaware and Maryland teams was won by the Sussex Tech girls with 92 points, followed by Stephen Decatur with 72 and Cape Henlopen with 59.

The Riders of Caesar Rodney and the Smyrna Eagles were hanging back getting ready for the hardware meets ahead. Cape was also missing a few producers of big points.

The boys' meet was won by Milford with 77 points, followed by Caesar Rodney 71, Stephen Decatur 69 and Cape Henlopen 51.

Some outstanding individual performances on the girls' side included Tech's Brianna Hall, who won the long jump at 17-feet-1-inch, triple jump in 33-4, and the 55-meter hurdles in 9.0 seconds and was second in the high jump with a leap of 4-8.

Destiny Sivels of Milford won the 55-meter dash in 7.4.

Roxanne Ramirez and Bethany Killmon of Sussex Tech went one-two in the 1,600, then Killmon came back to win the 3,200 with teammate Amanda Save in second and Cape’s Rachel Best in third.

Milford’s Alexis Groce was second in the 300 at 43.5 while Tyra Weatherly of Cape placed fourth in 46.1.

Ryan Thomas of Milford won the long jump in 21-4, triple jump in 45-2 and was second in the 55 meters in 6.7.

Jeremiah Cohen of Cape won the high jump in 6-4 while teammate Lucas Reis did a personal best in the long jump at 20-5 to place second.