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Louisa track teams race at Woodberry Forest

Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Jacob Woodson races toward the finish line in the 110-meter hurdles.
Photo by Chris Campbell

The Lions’ track and field teams brought home several individual wins at Woodberry Forest School on April 6.

Isaac Haywood placed first in three separate events for the boys’ team, winning the high jump (six feet), long jump (21 feet, 10.35 inches) and triple jump (44 feet, 4.5 inches). He also earned a third-place finish in the 100-meter dash and competed on the Lions’ first-place 4×100 relay team.

Hurdler Jacob Woodson claimed the top spot in the 300-meter hurdles with a winning time of 40.16 seconds. He also competed in the 110-meter hurdles and pole vault events, earning respective second- and third-place finishes in those events.

Also on the track for Louisa, Bowen Varney earned the top prize in the 800-meter run with a winning time of two minutes, 1.41 seconds. Branden Wood led the field in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 9:54.89.

The Lions’ girls’ team also had a number of top finishers. Dahja Price won the 100-meter dash, finishing in 12.43 seconds. Price also brought home second-place finishes in the 200-meter dash and long jump, with respective results of 26.48 second and 16 feet, 10 inches.

(Article by Joseph Haney)

This is a partial article. Read the full story in The Central Virginian’s April 11, 2019 issue.

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