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April 15, 2014

Gordon, Strawn finish strong at area track meet, combine to send 32 to regionals


Finally, Olivo and Brandenburg joined Nic Miller and Sebastian Berumen in the 4x200 relay, which they finished in 1:43.63.

Johnston got Gordon's fifth win in the shot put, tossing his weight 40 feet and 11.5 inches. He beat Strawn's Chase Mackey, who placed third with a 38-foot-10.25 throw, and Gordon's Coffman, who placed sixth with a 37-foot-0.75 toss.

Strawn's three wins came in the discus, high jump and pole vault. 

Ross Alison won the discus with a 140-foot-10 throw to edge out second-place teammate Marcus Lopez – who threw 130 feet and 9.75 inches. Also competing in that event were Mackey, who took fourth for Strawn with a 110-foot-10.75 toss, and Gordon's Twister Brown, who finished just outside regional qualification at fifth with a 108-foot-10.75 hurl. 

Jaramillo won the high jump for Strawn with his jump of 5 feet and 10 inches. Tied at fifth were Collins for Gordon and Nowak for Strawn with 5-foot-6 jumps.

Strawn swept the podium in pole vault, as Bays won with a 12-foot flop, Miller finished second with 10 feet and Olivo was third with an 8-foot vault.

For the girls, Gordon took fourth overall with 86 points, while Strawn finished fifth as a team with 60 points.Gordon and Strawn each got one individual gold medal in the area meet. 

For the Lady Horns, it was Tristan Johnson, who won the 100-meter hurdles in 17.98. Johnson beat teammate Peyton Witt, who still qualified for regionals with a fourth-place time of 19.9.

Strawn's golden girl was Jayde Price, who won the discus with a 91-foot-8.25 throw. Price edged out Johnson, whose 91-foot-1 toss was good enough for silver in the event. Strawn's Anna Ramos and Jacqueline Berumen rounded out the top four with throws of 89-foot-10.75 and 88-foot-11, respectively, to make discus an exclusively Gordon/Strawn-ruled event.

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