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Charles City’s Coney finishes tenth in girls’ triple jump at state championship meet

By Andre Jones | June 18, 2022 3:42 pm

Charles City’s Nevaeh Coney finished tenth in the girls’ triple jump at the Group 1A Outdoor State Track and Field Championships held June 3-4 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg.

Coney leaped 32’0” in the competition to earn her position in the top ten. She ran a season best 1:08.03 in the girls’ 400-meter dash to finish 15th, and placed 20th in the girls’ long jump with a distance of 13’4”.

Lady Panther teammate Janiya Washington ran a personal best of 1:06.45 in the girls’ 400-meter dash, finishing 11th at the meet, while teammate Surayyah Tinsley ran a time of 1:00.10 to finish 14th in the girls’ 300-meter dash.

Charles City’s Lady Panthers did not score in the competition. Patrick Henry of Glade Spring won the boys’ competition, while the Auburn girls’ captured the state trophy.