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Track: Foss’ Chambers, Curtis’ Hightower shine at USATF Junior Olympics

Post by Doug Pacey / The News Tribune on July 30, 2012 at 3:49 pm with No Comments »
July 31, 2012 9:32 am

Foss High sprinter Marcus Chambers and Curtis High highjumper Dakarai Hightower dazzled at the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics last week at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Md.

Chambers won the 400 meters with a time of 46.18 seconds. He won the sprint by nearly a full a second, which is incredible at this level of competition.

Chambers also placed second in the 200 and helped his team to second in the 4×400 relay.

Hightower took first in the high jump with a leap of 7 feet, 3 inches. Hightower won the Class 4A state title in May with a jump of 6-10.

For complete results from all events, click here.

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