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Jackson’s Olivia Kennedy took first place in the 400 and 800 alongside being a member of the 4x800 first place team at the FAC conference meet on Thursday.

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE — It was a less than ideal day at the track at Washington as Jackson attempts to bring home an FAC championship.

The quest for conference superiority will have to wait another year after the girls finished in fifth place with 87 points and the boys took home sixth place with 77 points.

Among the first place winners on the girls side was Olivia Kennedy taking the 400 with a time of 1:01.31, and the 800 in 2:22.18, which set a new conference meet record.

She later teamed with Olivia Sheward, Kirsten Evans and Haleigh Hughes to take the 4x400 and set a new conference meet record with a time of 4:17.31. They also took second place in the 4x800 with a time of 10:33.39.

Evans individually took second in the 400 behind Kennedy (1:03.98), and fourth in the 100 (13.53).

Other top place finishers throughout the meet on the girls side was Sophia Metzler in the shot put (4th; 29-feet-2.25) and fifth is discus throw (92-feet-10, Jade Winters in the long jump (4th; 15-feet-2.5) and Jenna Lewis in the 100 hurdles (5th; 17.53).

Although no one on the boys side won their respective event, they still had some top finishers.

Kaeden Fulton took home second place in the 100 with a time of 11.26 and fourth in the 200 (23.30), while Chris Hughes finished second in the 300 hurdles (43.91) and fifth in the 110 hurdles (17.59).

Nate Woodard finished second in the 400 with a time of 54.07 before joining Fulton, Hughes and Caleb Hutchinson to take third in the 4x200 with a final time of 1:35.92.

Girls Final:

1). McClain — 159.50

2). Chillicothe — 134

3). Hillsboro — 101

4). Miami Trace — 94

5). Jackson — 87

6) Washington — 64.50

Boys Final:

1). Chillicothe — 145

2). McClain — 134

3). Miami Trace — 132

4). Hillsboro — 83.50

5). Washignton — 78.30

6). Jackson — 77

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