Mt. Vernon Register-News


April 29, 2013

Sports briefs

Rams run to victory at Marion Relays

Mt. Vernon's boys track team claimed its third straight title at the Marion Relays on Friday night.The Rams finished with 134 points. Other team scores were: Salem 93, Centralia 86, Murphysboro 80, Mascoutah 77, Granite City 67, Marion 66, Wesclin 57, Carbondale 54, O'Fallon 10 and Egyptian 8.Winners for the Rams were: the mile relay team of David Modert, Karson Hahn, Daniel Flood and Jordan Wilemon in a time of 18:58.4; Robert Grider in the 100 meters (11.31 seconds); the sprint medley team of Demontez Miller, Crayton Turner, Brykell Patton and Ethan Badger (2:03.3); the 400 meter relay team of Grider, Turner, Miller and Steve Boss (44.59 seconds); the 3,200 meter relay team of Jake Wilson, Patton, Xavies Mooney and Badger (8:32.4); the 800 meter relay team of Grider, Turner, Miller and Boss (1:33.6) and the 1,600 relay team of Miller, Hahn, Grider and Boss (3:31.2)Second-place finishers were: Patton in the 110 high hurdles (15.35 seconds) and the distance medley team of Hahn, Wilson, Wilemon and Modert.The boys track team hosts the Ram Relays at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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