The middle school state championship in Clermont, Florida concluded this afternoon with eight meet records broken! More photos and meet coverage will be forthcoming. Complete results are posted.
Cover photo: Mallory White on her way to a girls 3000 meter victory in 10:58.53.
Photo Gallery 1 - About 100 photos from some field events, girls 3000 meters, and awards ceremony.
Photo Gallery 2 - Photos submitted by parents, coaches, and fans.
John Kalin's Photo Gallery - John says he will have over 700 photos from the meet posted by late Sunday.
Our new state meet record holders are:
Girls High Jump
Dorian Corbett of Florida High set a new mark of 5-3, breaking 2006 3A high school long jump state champion Deandra Doyley's record of 5-2 set in 2002.
Boys High Jump
Trevor Dunlap of Trevor Christ School jumped 5-10.00 breaking the former record of 5-6. Jeff Davis (Kennedy MS) also hit 5-10 (2nd place) at the meet.
Girls Triple Jump
Lauren Morton's (Destin) triple jump of 32-2 tied meet record of 2006 1A high school 100H state champion Valerie Flournoy from 2002.
Demetre Baker of Orange Park Junior High threw a whopping 145-7, setting the new bar from the former record of 136-9 by Ronald Davis from 2004.
Isabella Cuervo (Ransom Everglades) ran a 4:56.49 breaking the record of Lateefa Dooling of 5:05 from 2004. Grace VanDeGrift of Lakeland Track Club also topped the former meet record, with a time of 5:03.
Boys 200 Hurdles
Frazier Parker (Havana) ran a 25.96 breaking the record of Andrew Robinson from 2004.
Brian Atkinson ran a superb time of 9:24.06, which bettered the former record of 9:46.30 set by Holy Trinity standout Kyle Cook in 2004.
More Otters 9:36.54 and 5 other teams also broke the old record of 10:01.