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Sikeston athletes perform well in Hershey Track meet

Wednesday, June 16, 2004

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Pictured are Sikeston's Hershey Meet qualifiers.
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston competitors performed well in the qualifying round of the Hershey Track and Field Youth Meet held at Cape Central Junior High School on Saturday.

Youth, ages 9 to 14, participated in the 80-, 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes, 800-meter run, standing long jump and softball throw.

Dominic Fondon was a double winner with victories in the 100 and 200 in the boys 13-14 division, with times of 12.46 seconds and 26.37 seconds, respectively.

Demetrius Jackson took first place in the boys 13-14 standing long jump event and Sikeston youth won four softball throw titles: Jerome Combs (boys 13-14), Brittney Turner (girls 13-14), Xavia Shurn (boys 11-12) and Vashawn Ruffin (boys 9-10).

All first-place finishers advance to the Missouri State Championships in Jefferson City on June 25

Other Sikeston finishes were:

Boys (11-12)

100 -- 4. Shurn

200 -- 2. Shurn

Girls (13-14)

100 -- 3. Turner

200 -- 2. Turner

Boys (9-10)

50 -- 2. Ruffin

100 -- 4. Ruffin

Boys (13-14

100 -- 2. Jackson

200 -- 3. Jackson

Standing long jump -- 3. Combs