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King George High School senior Davion Hutt saved his best for last. During the 55-meter dash, at the VHSL Group 4A State Indoor Track & Field Championships, at the Tolsma Track Center, at Liberty University, in Lynchburg.
The senior sprinter blew past a tightly-packed field of runners in the 55-meter dash to place first with a time a of 6.47. Overall, the Foxes boys’ team featured five individual All-State qualifiers, and two relay All-State qualifiers. As a team, the Foxes boys placed 6th with 31 points.
The Hilltoppers of E.C. Glass ran away with both the boys and girls team titles. The meet featured a total of 36 schools.
After recovering from an auto accident, Jonathan Graham vaulted 14 feet to place second in the pole vault. Justin Halter placed 7th in the jump with a leap of 5’10”. Ezugo Agulou secured a 7th place finish in the 500-meters with a time of 1:08.61, and Jacob Watson finished 7th in the 3200 meters with a time of 10:06.10. As for the boys relay teams, the 4x400-meter team placed 6th with a time of 3:31.43, and the 4x800-meter team placed 5th with a time of 8:26.97.
As for the Foxes girls, they placed 7th overall with 26 points. Heidi Colwell (4th, 9’6”) and Elizabeth Hill (7th, 8’6”) were both honored with state qualifying vaults in the pole vault event.
Distance runner, Miranda Green finished second in the 1000-meters with a time of 3:00.72. Fellow distance runner, Kristen Hornbaker placed 8th in the 3200-meters with a time of 11:58.38. Both girls’ 4x400-meters (6th, 4:13.00), and 4x800-meters (3rd, 10:08.65) finished with state qualifying honors.