Rain suspends county track meet

Teams to conclude rest of the events at a date to be determined
Central's Wyatt Robinson runs the last leg of the 4x800 relay race during the county track meet Monday at Strasburg High School. Central's boys team won the event and set a county record in the event. Rich Cooley/Daily
Strasburg's Elijah Waters won first place in the long jump Monday at the Shenandoah County meet in Strasburg. Rich Cooley/Daily
Stonewall's Hayley Gibson runs the final leg of the 4x800 relay during the Shenandoah County track meet Monday at Strasburg High School. Rich Cooley/Daily
Central's Coy Jiminez runs by the competition to win the 100-meter dash Monday during the Shenandoah County meet in Strasburg. Rich Cooley/Daily
Central's Saxon Franklin leaps during the long jump competition last week at the Shenandoah County track meet in Strasburg. The Falcons are one of the favorites in the Bull Run District meet on Wednesday at Strasburg. Rich Cooley/Daily
Strasburg's Elijah Waters clears the final hurdle in the boys 110 hurdle event during the Shenandoah County track meet Monday in Strasburg. Rich Cooley/Daily

STRASBURG – The Shenandoah County track meet was suspended on Monday due to heavy rain storms that came through the area, but there were plenty of events that did get completed.

The meet will be concluded at a day to be announced later. Strasburg, Central, Stonewall Jackson and Massanutten Military Academy participated in the meet.

Central’s Saxon Franklin had some good early results as he won the triple jump and finished third in the long jump.

Central’s Brooke Ryman won two events — the triple jump and the long jump — in the girls meet.

Strasburg’s boys were given a big boost by junior Elijah Waters, who won the 110 hurdles and the long jump. Waters entered the meet as the third seed in the long jump. He was scheduled to compete in the 300 hurdles, where he was the top seed, before the rain came.

Central’s Coy Jimenez won the 100-meter dash. Central’s 4×800 relay team of Wyatt Robinson, Mason Lucy-Speidel, Sawyer Lucy-Speidel and A.J. Crider won in a tough battle with Strasburg.

Stonewall Jackson’s Haley Bennett, Brandy Webb, Angela Misquith and Hayley Gibson combined to win the girls 4×800 relay race over Central.

Stonewall Jackson’s Destiny Neff won the girls 100-meter dash.

Strasburg’s Ryan Day won the boys shot put, and teammate Rachel Funkhouser won the girls discus.

Strasburg’s Jesse Boyce won the girls high jump, while Stonewall Jackson’s Isaac Blank won the boys high jump.

Contact staff writer Tommy Keeler at 540-465-5137 ext. 168, or tkeeler@nvdaily.com

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