Lancaster track and field teams win Northern Neck District trophies

Lancaster’s Deja Brown won both the 100 and 300 hurdles at last week’s Northern Neck District meet. Photo by Latesha Scott


by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

The Lancaster High School boys and girls track teams have collected one postseason trophy each after a dual victory at the Northern Neck District meet in Heathsville last Thursday. The teams head to Charles City today, May 26, to compete in the Region A meet.

The Class 1 state meet is at James Madison University June 3-4.

Girls meet

In last week’s girls meet, Deja Brown was a triple champ, clearing 4’6” to win the high jump and winning both the 100-meter (17.84) and 300-meter (55.93) hurdles to help lead Lancaster to 146 points and the district team title. Brown also finished third in the triple jump (30’5.25”).

Host Northumberland was the team runner-up with 75 points, Rappahannock third with 59, Washington & Lee fourth with 25 and Essex fifth with 18.

Hailey Smith also racked up the points for Lancaster, winning the….

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