Altavista Track & Field team’s Casey Allen represented her team and school well by picking up two first place finishes at the Amherst Lancer Invitational on Saturday. The sophomore three-sport athlete was golden in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 0:51.48 and in the high jump, with a leap of 4 feet, 10 inches She also earned top-10 finishes in her other two events, placing fifth in the long jump (14-8), and sixth in the triple jump (31-3).
Allen’s results proved strong enough that even though she was the only Lady Colonel competing in the meet, she still placed 8th out of 10 teams in the girls’ division. Her efforts netted 25.5 team points.
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