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Heritage track and field grabs third-place finish

ACWORTH -- The Heritage track and field team finished third, thanks to a pair of championships and seven second-place finishes at last weekend's Allatoona Invitational.

Myles Hunter won the 110-meter hurdles in 14.82 to help the boys finish third, while C.J. Stone was the runner-up in the 100 meters (11.26) and 200 meters (22.68) and Dayo Akendela finished second in the long jump (20-07) and third in the triple jump (41-01). Marquis Davis was also third in discus throw (121-04) and Kamari Neal placed third in 300-meter hurdles (42.62), while the Patriots got fourth-place finishes from Roderick Darden (shot put, 44-04.25), Josh Scales (800 meters, 2:06.90), Anthony Stanley (200 meters, 23.23), Carl Davis Jr. (400 meters, 53.54) and the 400-relay team (44.07).

The girls were a distant second to Marietta, but got a first-place finish from the 400-relay team (50.23) and runner-up finishes out of Mia Mclean (long jump, 15-06 and triple jump, 32-02.50), Lyric Bolden (100 meters, 12.93), Dejsa Robinson (200 meters, 26.65) and Morgan Hubbard (300-meter hurdles, 45.53). Robinson also placed third in the 100-meter hurdles (15.55) and Hubbard fourth (15.76), while Amber Johnson picked up a fourth-place finish in the 400 meters (1:02.53) and Sydney Sims and Annia Kiett finished tied for fifth in the high jump (4-06).