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Geddes started the state meet with only one school record but ended up with three. That left Geddes with three races to run Saturday in what turned out to be a hot, humid endurance test for runners in multiple events.
In the morning 4x, Geddes ran the opening lap to put Platte County in a solid place, and junior Ava White followed with a 2: White felt confident with the Pirates in sixth at that point, and Clark nearly matched her split before senior Rachel Gilbert turned in a 2: Platte County finished in 9: She ended up medaling in the event for a second straight year, running faster this year and improving from sixth to fifth.
Like the 1, the day before, Geddes lingered in the back half of the pack at the beginning before slowly moving up. She finished in After sneaking into the state field, the Pirates were 15th out of 16 teams in two timed finals with Geddes running the anchor about two hours after the two-mile race. Platte County won a total of four medals and ended up 12th in the final team standings. Tianna Daniel-Dalton grabbed the other top-eight finish in her state debut.
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She cleared 5 feet, 2 inches in the high jump to come in a three-way tie for third, coming up 2 inches short of her season best. However, Daniel-Dalton ended up fifth on tiebreakers — a result the relaxed sophomore enjoyed while not putting any extra pressure on herself as expectations increased late in the season. It can only get better from here. She finished just off the school record she set last week in the hurdle preliminaries on Friday.
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Coming in fourth in the first heat, Mathurin put up a She finished 14th out of The washout of the 4x preliminaries meant the medals would be decided by two timed heats at the end of the second day. Cordova, the top runner on the team this year, split a 1: Phillips, a Sectional 4 qualifier in the openearned his first two state medals through the relays.
Watts, who finished with four medals, bested a persistent rival for the first time for his second individual medal of the meet. After qualifying with the No. He ran out of lane three and leaned at the line to beat Raytown South junior Vontrae Booker for the first time this season.
Watts came in at Washington senior Adam Gauzy claimed the title out of lane five in Watts took the baton in first and clipped off a His season ended last year at districts with a leg injury, but he came up with his second and third career state medals and nearly grabbed the coveted school record in his favorite event.
We really wanted that school record, wanted to leave a little bit of a legacy. There ended up being three seventh-place finishes out of three events on the day. Mac Leet, a senior making his long-awaited state debut, cleared for the second straight week in the high jump to tie his career best set in his sophomore season.