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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • PREP T&F: Murray, DeNeal, Jones help Harrisburg at SIRR Conference

  • Murray sets SIRR record in pole vault, DeNeal sets school record in triple jump
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  • The Harrisburg High School girls' track and field team finished with 44 points in the Ohio Division of the River-to-River Conference Thursday at West Frankfort.
    Lindsey Murray set a River-to-River Conference record with a 10-foot-9 go in the pole vault and Amy DeNeal broke the school record in the triple jump, going 33-feet for a third place finish.
    Brantlea Jones took second place in the high jump, clearing the bar at 4'6'' and the Bulldog 3200 meter relay team finished third with a time of 11:16.
    At Benton on Thursday, DJ Duncan broke meet records in both the 110 High Hurdles and the 300 Intermediate Hurdles, but broke the school record in the 300 with a time of 37.96. The previous record was held by John Perkins, who graduated in 2002, with a time of 38.07.
    Other first place finishes included Isaac Ingram in the shot put with a heave of 52'1'' and Corbin Crim took first place in the 200 meter dash with a time of :22.6.
    Harrisburg's three relay teams, the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 all finished in first place.
    the 400 meter relay team of Dylan Yates, Snjolfur Bjornsson, Logan Hartley and Duncan had a time of :44.0, while the 800 meter relay team of Preston Boone, Crim, Bjornsson and Hartely had a time of 1:32.3. That time was sevent-tenths off from breaking the meet record, while the 1600 meter relay team of Boone, Hartley, Duncan and Capel Henshaw ran in a time of 3:26.4 and was two-tenths away from breaking the meet record.
    Crim had a second place finish in the 100 meters with a time of :11.4. Bjornsson took third place in the same event with a time of :11.4.2.
    Henshaw had a pair of personal bests in the Chuck Oyler Invite, finishing third in the high jump, clearing the bar at 6'2'' and a time of :52.6 in the 400 for a third place finish.
    Bjornsson took a third place finish in the triple jump, hitting the sand at 41-feet-9 and Austin Lowry cleared the bar at 12-foot-6 in the pole vault for a third place finish.
    Harrisburg will take part in a Freshmen/Sophomore meet Monday, while competing in the SIRR Conference meet Thursday in Sparta.

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