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Chattahoochee's Andrew Luchenbill takes an early lead in the boys' 1,600-meter run March 1 at Milton High School. JONATHAN COPSEY/Staff. (click for larger version)
March 12, 2014MILTON, Ga. – Milton High School's stadium was packed Saturday, March 1, for the annual Milton Showcase Invitational track and field day. The event drew dozens of schools and thousands of participants from around the state, making it the largest track and field event in Milton's history.
Nine stadium records were broken during the day, largely by Walton students. Marist's Morgan Ilse claimed a new stadium record in the girls' 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:08:28. They also broke records in the girls' 4x800 and 4x1600 relays, the high jump, 110-meter hurdles and the discus. Walton broke the record for 3,200 meters and boys' 4x1600 relay. Centennial took the 800-meter sprint.
Overall, the Milton girls placed fourth, with 70 points, and the boys came eighth, with 38.5 points.
Cambridge and Milton will next have a joint meet March 6, followed by regional meets at Woodstock and Hoschton March 8.
Editor, Milton Herald