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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Prep Boys T&F: Duncan dominates in hurdles

  • Senior continues to shine for Harrisburg, picking up four first place finishes
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  • The Harrisburg High School boys' Track & Field team took part in a meet Saturday in Murphysboro, finishing second out of five teams.
    Those others in attendance included top finisher Murphysboro (166), Carbondale, Columbia and Du Quoin.
    Harrisburg (148) won eight out of 18 events with DJ Duncan and Corbin Crim finishing as double winners.
    Duncan won the 110 high hurdles in 14.6 and the 300 intermediate hurdles at 39.3.
    Crim won the 100 meters in 11.1 and finished the 200 meters in 22.5.
    Other first place finishes included Isaac Ingram in the shot put at 51-feet-3, while the 400, 800 and 1600 meter relay teams all grabbed the top spot.
    The 400 meter relay team finished in a time of 44.0, while the 800 meter relay team had a top time of 1:32.9. The 1600 meter relay team finished with a time of 3.33.
    Austin Lowry finished second in the pole vault and 'Snowy' Bjornsson also finished second in the triple jump.
    Third place finishes went to Bjornsson (Long Jump), Caleb Bishop (Pole Vault), Ingram (Discus), Macartney Motsinger (3200 meters).
    Last Monday, Harrisburg took part in the seven team Herrin Varsity Open, winning six out of 18 events.
    Harrisburg went up against South Seven schools like Mt. Vernon, Marion and Carbondale, as well as more familiar foes in Herrin, Murphysboro and Carterville.
    Those claiming first place finishes included: Duncan (110 hurdles, 14.5; 300 hurdles, 40.), Crim (100 meters, 11.0; 200 meters, 23.5), Ingram (shot put, 49-feet-10), 1600 meter relay team, 3:29.0.
    Second place finishers included the 400 and 800 meter relays teams, Austin Lowry in the Pole Vault, Snowy Bjornsson in the Triple Jump and Luke Horton in the 800
    "After coming off of spring break and 12 days off I thought we competed well today," said head coach Zac Cox. "We had some good things happen and we have some areas we need to improve on such as handoffs, our jumps, and preparation in general.  Preston Boone, Austin Lowry, and Kane Carrigan all had personal records today in their events and the 1600 relay ran a great time of 3:29.0 for this time of the year."

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