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May 24, 2010

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MRH Repeats as State Champs in Track and Field!

In Jefferson City his past weekend, the MRH boys track and field team took first place at the Missouri state meet. The team scored 75.25 points to earn their second Class 2 state championship title in two years. In addition, the team set two new state records. Way to go, Blue Devils!

Here are the results of the meet...

Field Events
Discus: Marcus Daily - 9th place
High Jump: Nick Coulter - 8th place
Triple Jump: Josh Hicks - 8th place; Timotheus Hicks - 9th place
Shot Put: Brandi Allen - 7th place

Track Events
100m dash: Vick Beckton - 2nd place; Bobby Norful - 3rd place
200m dash: Marcus Taylor - 2nd place
400m dash: Eric Liska - 1st place, Marcus Taylor - 2nd place
300m hurdles: Nick Coulter - 5th place
4x100 relay: Bobby Norful, Vick Beckton, Nick Coulter, Marcus Taylor - 1st place
4x200 relay: Bobby Norful, Vick Beckton, Calvin Belts, Eric Liska - 1st place
4x400 relay: Eric Liska, Nick Coulter, Bobby Norful, Marcus Taylor - 1st place
4x800 relay: Robert Kamkwalala, Randell Stokes, Timotheus Hicks, Khemal Johnson - 16th place

The 4x200 relay team of Norful, Beckton, Belts and Liska took first place with a time of 1:28.27, a new state record. The Blue Devils wrapped up the meet with Liska, Coulter, Norful, and Taylor in the 4x400 relay; the group clocked in at 3:23.00 to set a new state record.

For more information, contact MRH School District at (314) 644-4400.