Jackets Advance to State Track and Field Tourney

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By Brennan Waldorf –
The Northampton track and field teams traveled to West Point High School in West Point, Va., June 8 to compete in the Division I Region A Championships. The girls team finished eighth overall in the tournament, which was won by Lancaster. The boys team finished seventh overall in their division, which was won by Mathews High School. The Jackets had two champions in the pole vault in James Applegate and Lucy Lusk and advanced four athletes to the state tournament that will be held at the James Madison Track and Field Complex.

On June 18, Lucy Lusk, Sayvon Richardson, Quincy Washington, and James Applegate will all travel to Harrisonburg, Va., to compete against the top performers across the state.

Northampton’s Top Performers
Girls
200-Meter Dash
2 Lucy Lusk 29.11

400-Meter Dash
2 Lucy Lusk 1:03

4×100 Relay
2 Northampton Girls 1.00.43.

Pole Vault
1 Lucy Lusk 4’4”

Boys
300 Meter Hurdles
3 Quincy Washington 49.04

Triple Jump
4 Quincy Washington 39’ 8.25”

Pole Vault
1 James Applegate 7’6”