, 2015

Devils dominate track and field meet

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster scored a double victory at Northumberland last Wednesday, winning both the girls and boys track and field meets.

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Devante Haskins of Lancaster won the discus event at Northumberland last
week with a 110'3" throw. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster’s boys scored 77 points to win the four-team meet, with the host Indians finishing second with 67, Essex third with 54 and Washington & Lee fourth with 30.

The Lady Devils scored 72 points to win their meet, while Northumberland was the runner-up with 40 points, Essex third with 49 and Washington & Lee fourth with 34.

In the boys meet, Lancaster captured seven first places. Tyrell Henderson led the scorers with two wins. Henderson jumped 43’3” to win the triple jump and turned in a personal best time of 41.5 to win the 300-meter hurdles.

Devante Haskins threw the discus 110’3” to win that event.

On the track, Kaliq Noel led the middle distance runners with a personal best time of 52.9 to win the 400-meter and Justin Washington led the sprinters, winning the 200-meter in 23.6.

Lancaster’s boys also won two relay events with the combination of Kenique Stewart, Patrick Kelley, Travis Boyd and Sean Jones winning the 4X800 in 9:15 and Stewart, Kelley, Jones and Trevon Henderson teaming up to win the 4X400 in 3:52.23.

In the girls meet, Lancaster won two jumping events. Tala Henderson cleared 4’4” to win the high jump and Aloni Scott jumped 32’11” for a personal best and first place in the triple jump. Scott also captured a win on the short track, winning the 100-meter dash in 13.07.

Zykheia Bullock, Elizabeth Robertson, Shani Johnson and Dazah Davenport ran a 5:20 in the 4X400-meter relay to win that race.

Lancaster’s boys and girls track teams will compete in the West Point Invitational Saturday, May 3, and return to West Point for a tri-meet Wednesday, May 7, against the host Pointers and Washington & Lee.

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