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Class A-2A track notebook: Hennessey seeking third straight title

by Trent Shadid Published: May 3, 2013
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photo - Okeene's Bethany Meier clears the hurdle  in the Class A 100m hurdles during the Class A and 2A state championship track meet at Carl Albert High School on Friday, May 3, 2013, in Midwest City, Okla. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman
Okeene's Bethany Meier clears the hurdle in the Class A 100m hurdles during the Class A and 2A state championship track meet at Carl Albert High School on Friday, May 3, 2013, in Midwest City, Okla. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman

DISCUS RECORD SET BY REECE

Fairview's Baylor Reece won the Class 2A girls discus competition with a throw of 138 feet, 3 inches to break the state record of 136-9.

“Only being a sophomore, it's was cool for me just to win state,” Reece said. “But breaking the state record makes it feel even better.”

Shelby Crump of Hennessey was second with a throw of 123-8.

THAYER DOMINATES CLASS A HIGH JUMP

Quenten Thayer of Covington-Douglas had an impressive performance in the boys Class A high jump. The senior took first place with a jump of 6 feet, 8 inches, falling just short in his three attempts to break the state record of 6-11.

Forgan's Kameron Hall was second, reaching 6-2.

CUSTAR WINS ANOTHER SHOT PUT TITLE

In the Class A boys shot put, Sharon-Mutual junior John Custar won his third consecutive state championship. Custar's winning throw of 51 feet, 7 inches was good enough to set the season high in Class A, surpassing his own distance of 50 feet, 4 3/4 inches that was set at the Laverne Regional, according to OHSTrack.com.