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Middle school girls 14th, boys 16th, in state track meet

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Colin Gunn, pictured here at the KTCCCA Middle School State Track and Field Champions, is second best in the state in the 1600 meters. Gunn also took ninth in the 800 meter race. (photo by LEXINGTON - Middle school runners from Marshall County competed in the KTCCCA Middle School State Track and Field Championships at Paul Dunbar High School in Lexington May 26th.

Murray Middle boys and girls made a great showing with the girls taking first in the state meet and the boys placing second. Marshall Middle girls captured 14th in the 58 team state competition while the boys placed 16th out of 60 teams.
Colin Gunn was the top finisher of the meet for Marshall County placing second in the 1600 meter race in 4:57.31 behind first place finisher Grant Birindelli of Beechwood in 4:54.92. Gunn also placed ninth in the 800 meter race. Eddie Morris took fifth in the shot put with a throw of 39 feet 11 inches and placed sixth in the javelon throw.
Paige Henson led the girls team with three top ten finishes starting with a ninth place finish in the 100 meter hurdles, sixth in the 300 meter hurdles and seventh in the triple jump. In field events, Maddy Mensch took second in the pole vault with an eight foot vault and fourth place went to Jade Ford in the javelon throw.

Marshall Middle state results
Girls 4 x 800:  34th- Haley Ford, Taylor Bare, Emma Peal, Chloe Kerrick
Boys 4 x 800:  17th- Ethan Beyer, Tristen Prange, Kensley Bowerman, Tieler Hamlet
Girls 100 hurdles:  9th- Paige Henson
Boys 100 hurdles:  30th- Casey Gregory
Girls 100 meters:  57th- Lexie James
Boys 4 x 200:  26th- Gavin Dempsey, Drey Reed, Joe Roath, Thomas Jobe
Girls 1600 meters:  17th- Vaness Smith
Boys 1600 meters:  2nd- Colin Gunn
Girls 4 x 100:  38th- Gloria Freeman, Kayla Ragan, Lexie James, Jade Ford
Boys 4 x 100:  27th- Gavin Dempsey, Thomas Jobe, Joe Roath, Bobby Harrison
Girls 300 hurdles:  6th- Paige Henson
Girls 800 meters:  64th- Ashley Smalley
Boys 800 meters:  9th- Colin Gunn
Boys 200 meters:  51st- Sam Engle
Girls 3200 meters:  21st- Vanessa Smith
Boys 3200 meters:  20th- Tristen Prange
Girls 4 x 400:  14th- Paige Henson, Jade Ford, Gloria Freeman, Maddy Mensch
Boys 4 x 400:  11th- Gavin Dempsey, Tieler Hamlet, Eddie Morris, Colin Gunn
Girls shot put:  28th- Jade Ford
Boys shot put:  5th- Eddie Morris
Girls discus:  24th- Lexie James
Girls long jump:  45th- Kayla Ragan
Boys long jump:  33rd- Joe Roath
Girls triple jump:  7th- Paige Henson
Boys triple jump:  20th- Bobby Harrison
Girls high jump:  27th- Maddy Mensch
Boys high jump:  10th- Drey Reed
Girls pole vault:  2nd- Maddy Mensch
Boys pole vault:  11th- Casey Gregory
Girls javelon:  4th- Jade Ford
Boys javelon:  6th- Eddie Morris