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Gagnon, Middies Shine At Division 4 State Indoor Track Meet

Feb 19, 2019 06:22PM ● By Bill Gilman
Dracut High Junior DJ Gagnon claimed the Division 4 State Championship in the shot put over the weekend at the State Indoor Class Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.
Gagnon's best toss of the meet, 47-02.75 was enough to beat Chantz McLean of Ludlow by just over four inches.
Gagnon will try to make it two titles in a row when he competes in the All-State Meet this weekend.
As a team, the Middies scored 18 points to place a solid 9th in the 35-team field.
Senior Jovan Aigbekaen also had an excellent day for the Middies, placing third in the 55 meter hurdles in a time of 7.74 seconds, less than a tenth of a second behind the winner.
Junior Tyler Pearce made the finals in the 55 meters, placing 8th in a time of 6.88 seconds.
Junior Jakob Rivers placed 8th in the long jump with a leap of 19-08. 

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