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Tornado and Lady Tornado Track Teams Finish Twelfth At State Meet

The Tornado and Lady Tornado track teams finished 12th at the KTCCCA Middle School State Championship held at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Lexington, Kentucky on May 22.

The Lady Tornado, making their first appearance at the state championship, finished 12th out of 61 teams with 22 points. Aleja Grant was third in the 1600 meter run and the Triple Jump. Keyon Allen-Woods was third in the Long Jump. The girls 4X100 relay team was fifth.

The Tornado finished 12th out of 51 teams with 24 points. Jailon Chisum was state champion in the discus. Cason Walden finished fifth in the pole vault and sixth in the long jump. The 4X100 relay team finished seventh. The 4X200 team finished seventh. The 4X400 team finished sixth.

Jailon Chisum and Aleja Grant were selected to the All-KYtrackXC.com Middle School Team in recognition of their efforts.

You can see pictures from the state track meet here, courtesy of Mark Thompson.

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