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Sikeston's Lewis second, Howard fifth in triple jump

Saturday, May 29, 2010

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David Jenkins, Staff Sikeston's Trey Lewis finished second in the Class 3 Triple Jump on Friday at Lincoln University in Jefferson City.
JEFFERSON CITY -- Sikeston got a second and fifth place performance in triple jump and sit in fourth place in the boys' rankings at the Class 3 State Track Championships on Friday.

Junior Trey Lewis finished second in the triple jump with a 46-8 3/4 jump while teammate Darryl Howard jumped 45-1 for fifth place. University City's Darion Boure won the event with a jump of 47-11.

Sikeston's 4x200 relay team of Quentin Washington, Alex Clark, Ray Clark and Ismail Johnson finished second in the preliminaries with a time of 1:28.91 to qualify for the finals on Saturday. The Bulldogs' 4x400 relay team of Tanner Bryant, Washington, Alex Clark and Johnson also qualified for the finals, finishing fifth in the preliminaries with a time of 3:22.94.

Johnson qualified for the finals in the 400-meter dash with a time of 48.92 while Bryant finished fourth in the 300-meter hurdles (40.42) to also qualify.

In the 110-meter hurdles, a false start cost Alex Clark a chance in the finals while Ray Clark also failed to qualify in the 100-meter dash, finishing 13th.

As a team, the Bulldogs have 12 points, trailing University City (23), Staley (21) and Harrisonville (15).

On the girls side, Sikeston sophomore Jalen Peet was the lone bright spot for the Lady Bulldogs, finishing fifth in the long jump with a jump of 17-5 1/2.

All of the Lady Bulldog runners failed to qualify for the finals.

Tyanne Townsend finished 12th in the 100-meter dash (13.04) while the 4x200 relay team of Vonteria Applewhite, Frankasia Howard, Peet and Townsend just missed a finals appearance with a ninth place finish (1:46.18).

Applewhite finished 13th in the 200-meter dash (27.02) while New Madrid County Central's lone finalist, Brittany Johnson, failed to qualify in the 100-meter hurdles with a 14th place finish (16.52).

The finals concluded on Saturday. See Tuesday's edition of the Standard Democrat for complete coverage of the finals.

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