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Comet boys enjoy significant personal efforts in track meet

SoVaNow.com / June 08, 2017
Halifax County High School boys track did not post any top five finishes at last weekend’s state 5A track meet, but the Comets enjoyed some very significant personal efforts.

The competition at this level is intense.

The boys competed Friday and Saturday in Newport News.

Kenneth Davis was 19th in the 300 meter hurdles. He didn’t run his best time. His best time was 41.72 but Davis ran a 43.48.

Malique Winbush placed seventh in the triple jump. Winbush jumped his personal best, 44-5. His previous personal best was 44-1.

Dexter Dixon is still suffering from a knee injury. Dixon did not jump his best(44-.75), but posted a 43-4. He placed 10th.

Otis Slayton placed 11th with a new personal best of 43-.50. His previous best mark was 42-5.

“It was a great experience for the guys and they are already planning for next year,” said Comet coach Mary Douglas.

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