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DHS track competes in 25-team Dallas County meet

Published 5:16pm Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The Demopolis High School track team competed on the road Tuesday at Dallas County. The Tigers were one of 25 teams that competed.

In the boys 4×400-meter relay, the Tigers’ team of Cortez Lewis, Demetrius Kemp, Tyler Coleman and Rodney Harper ran a time of 3:34, which was good enough to bring home a bronze medal.

In the boys 400-meter dash, Harper, with a time of 50.8 seconds, earned bronze.

In the boys long jump, Kemp earned silver with a jump of 19-feet, 5-inches.

Kessy Bell earned a bronze in the boys shot put with a throw of 42-feet, 4-inches.

Gracie Boykin, a seventh-grader for the Tigers, earned silver in the 1600-meter run with a time of 6:21.

Samantha Williams, an eighth-grader, earned bronze in shot put with a throw of 28-feet, 9-inches.

The Tigers will host a meet Thursday afternoon beginning at 3:30 p.m.

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