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New Kent’s Reeders wins triple jump at Group 3A state track meet

By Community Member | June 8, 2018 12:29 am

New Kent’s C.J. Reeders leaped 45’3” in the boys’ triple jump en route to winning the event at the Group 3A State Championships from June 1-3 at Harrisonburg High School.

Reeders’ win earned 10 points for the Trojans track team, helping the team finish ninth at the Group 3A State Championships with a total of 24.5 points.

New Kent’s 4×100 relay team of Reeders, Joe Allen, Julius Jacobs, and Evan Branch ran a season-best of 44.08 to earn a third-place finish. Mozay Kalo finished seventh in the 400-meter dash, clocking a time of 52.67. Teammate Michael Galting’s 40.76 in the 300-meter hurdles was good enough for a fifth-place finish, while his jump of 41’11” in the triple jump placed him seventh. Caleb Curry contributed a point to the team in the high jump with a clearance of 5’10” to finish eighth.

On the girls’ side, Lady Trojan Raven Harris accumulated all eight points for the team, helping them to a 20th place finish.

Harris earned a fourth-place finish in the girls’ triple jump with a leap of 34’10” and a sixth-place finish in the girls’ long jump with a mark of 16’10¼”.

Broadway’s boys’ and E.C. Glass’ girls won the 3A state meets.