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Evans enjoys memorable NWR performance

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100 METERS - Several competitors are shown in the Northwest Regional 100-meters, including Comet runners Tanisha Evans, second from left, and Stacey Hamlett, third from left. The regional meet was held in Charlottesville. (Keith Douglas photo)
SoVaNow.com / May 25, 2009
Tanisha Evans enjoyed a memorable performance Friday in Northwest Regional track action here, placing sixth or better in four events.

Evans was second in the region in the 300 hurdles in 45.89, fourth in the 200 meters in 25.89; sixth in the triple jump with a leap of 34-5 and sixth in the 100 meters in 12.65.

Evans is headed to this week’s Group AAA state meet, competing in four events for HCHS. Evans will compete in the triple jump, the 100 and 200-meter dashes and the 300 hurdles. The state meet will be held in Newport News.

Andrea Wright of the Comets placed third in the high jump with a leap of 5-2.

A. Wright is also headed to the state meet.

Aaron Moreno-Hodge was eighth in the discus with a throw of 105-5 and Stacey Hamlett was eighth in the 100 meters in 12.84. Ashley Logan was ninth in long jump with an effort of 16-04.

Osbourn Park won the regional track title with 82 points, while HCHS placed ninth in the region, with 27 points.

On the boys’ side, Comet David Greene was fourth in the long jump with an effort of 21.03, scoring the lone five points in the regional for HCHS.

Greene is headed to the state meet as well.

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