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Harsch, Vernon lead Folsom at league track championships

By: Staff Report
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Mackenzie Harsch and Doug Vernon won Delta River League track and field championships on Friday. Harsch claimed the league title in the 200-meter dash, running a personal-best time of 26.12 seconds, while also taking second in the 100 meters in 11.72. Doug Vernon won the triple jump with a leap of 43 feet 4 ½ inches, while also placing eighth in the long jump at 19-8. Aaron Burkhead and Katie Pettinghill also qualified for the divisional meet, Burkhead in the 800 meters with a personal-best time of 2:04 and Pettinghill in the 100 hurdles in 16.69. Sam Scheuer is an alternate for the divisional meet in the 1,600 (4:39) and 3,200 (10:05), both personal-best times. Andrew Weiss is also an alternate in the 100 (11.66). Weiss also placed seventh in the 200 in 23.75. Both times were personal records. Blake Shaw placed eighth in the 800 with his top time of 2:07.