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Redmen, Middies Sparkle At D3 State Coaches Relays

Apr 30, 2018 04:28PM ● By Bill Gilman
Tewksbury High once again staked its claim as one of the teams to beat in Division 3 girls track, with a strong second place showing (59 points) at the MIAA State Coaches Relays, Sunday in North Reading.
Dracut High also showed it was ready to compete for one of the top spots among the D3 girls, placing sixth with 30 points, a mere five points out of third. Host North Reading won the event with 69 points, followed by Tewksbury and Milton (35).
On the boys side, Tewksbury had a solid fourth place finish with 30 points, while Dracut placed 17th among the 26 teams in the field with 9.  Wakefield won the team competition with 72 points, followed by Burlington (58) and Falmouth (31).

Division 3 Girls
Relay meets are well-suited for a team like Tewksbury, which has an opportunity to show off its balance and depth.
Tewksbury scored points in 11 events, placing:
1st in the 1600 spring medley in 4:21.12
1st in the discus with a combined distance of 270-00.00
2nd in the 4x400 in 4:16.00
3rd in the pole vault with a combined height of 21-00.00
3rd in the shot put with a combined distance of 92-05.50
3rd in the 4x800 in 10:13.98
4th in the 4x200 in 1:53.03
4th in the 4x1600 in 22:26.39
4th in the Distance Medley in 13:31.51
6th in the 4x100 Meter Shuttle Hurdle in 1:11.58
7th in the javelin with a combined distance of 227-11
Dracut showed its power in the throwing events. They scored points in four events, placing:
1st in the javelin, with a combined distance of 
283-05.
2nd in the discus with a combined distance of 257-01 
2nd in the pole vault with a combined height of 23-06.25 
4th in the shot put with a combined distance of 91-05.00 

Division 3 Boys
Tewksbury, anchored by their field athletes, scored points in nine events, placing:
1st in the javelin with a combined distance of  413-07 
2nd in the high jump with a combined height of 17-03.75 
3rd in the triple jump with a combined distance of 115-08.75 
5th in the discus with a combined distance of 300-06 
5th in the 4x100 shuttle hurdles in a time of 1:08.71
5th in the 4x1600 in a time of  19:23.27 
6th in the 4x200 in a time of 1:36.68
7th in the 1600 spring medley in a time of 3:51.29 
7th in the distance medley in a time of 
11:24.39
 
Dracut, scored points in two events, placing:
2nd in the long jump with a combined distance of  26-00.50 
6th in the shot put with a combined distance of 
116-04.25 





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