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Red Devils break records at state indoor track meet, produce championship relay team, qualify Hailey Smith for nationals

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Assistant coach James Timm was still smiling last Friday, a day after Lancaster High’s indoor track team returned from the Class 1/2 combined state meet in Lynchburg.

“I just can’t stop smiling,” he said. “I’ve never had runners improve this much at a state meet over previous season bests. I’m so so proud of them.”

Lancaster ran six races and shattered six school records, produced a state championship relay team and had five runners-up in last week’s Class 1/2 combined state meet at Liberty University. And as a bonus, senior Hailey Smith’s time in the 1000-meter run qualified her for this weekend’s national meet on Staten Island in New York.

“These kids have worked really hard this year, so it didn’t surprise me that….

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