Albemarle boys win Jefferson District Indoor Track Title

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Albemarle boys indoor track and field dominated several events at Saturday’s Jefferson District indoor track and field championships and en route picked up the district team title with 125 points to runner-up Fluvanna County’s 82-point effort.


The Patriots took the top four spots in the 3200 and the second through sixth place spots in the 1600 to power the title run while also winning the 4×400 relay and taking the runner-up spot in the 4×800 while grabbing third in the 4×200.


Will Mackenzie doubled up with championships in the 1000 meters and 3200 for the Patriots, with Harris Naseh taking second in the 3200 and J.D. MacKnight grabbing third in that race while Stephen Smith took fourth.


In the 1600, Joe Yung was the runner-up and Cutter Huston took fourth to lead a pack of five finishers in the top six. Samuel Tamblre won the 500 with Daniel Starr clocking in in second place in the 500. Brandon Mahon finished right behind Mackenzie in the 1000 as the runner-up while Payton Martin took third in the high jump.


Fluvanna’s second place finish got a huge boost from Dante Eddings who was the runner-up in both the 55-meter dash and long jump while also taking third in the 300 meters. Ledric Reid won the 55-meter hurdles and another individual champion, Colby Martin in the triple jump, grabbed third in the 55-meter hurdles. Eli Hartzog grabbed the shotput title for the Flucos.


Eric White finished third in the 500 and Ethan Yancey took second in the pole vault.


Louisa finished third as a team with 76 points, with Jacob Woodson’s win in the pole vault and runner-up finish in the 55-meter hurdles leading the way. The Lions were the runner-up squads in both the 4×200 and 4×400 races while they took third in the 4×800. Logan McGhee won the long jump while Alex Washington took second in the triple jump and third in the shotput.


Charlottesville finished fourth as a team with 61 points. Joe Von Storch piled up a good chunk of them with second in the 300 and third place finishes in the long jump and 55 meters. Lewis Tate won the high jump, Isaac Vik finished third in the 1000 meters and Avyonne Cobbs took third in the triple jump.


Monticello’s William Trent won the 300 meters while the Mustangs won the 4×200 as a team. Western Albemarle won the 4×800 as a team while Jack Eliason won the 1600 for the Warriors. Connor Pearson was the high jump runner-up for Western while Chris Whittier took third in the pole vault.


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