Wednesday, April 20, 2005
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Gwinnett Daily Post
No team scores were kept at Saturday's Mill Creek Track Classic, but that didn't keep the Collins Hill girls and boys from walking away like they were champions. The Eagles set a pair of school records, with Karena Shell clearing 10 feet, 9 inches in the pole vault and the boys distance medley relay team turning in a time of 10 minutes, 34 seconds.
The Eagles' girls team also got a personal record from Erin Guglielmo in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:17.64. Collins Hill also received individual wins from Jackie Drouin in the 3,200 (11:21.29) and from Nicole Okolo in the 100 hurdles (14.57).
Collins Hill also won the 400 relay with a time 49.32, the 3,200 relay with a time of 10:09.42 and the 6,400 relay with a time of 23:58.
Norcross' Lauren Burns was a double winner, taking the 100 in 12.39 and the 200 in 24.98, while Meadowcreek's Brittany Hall won the 400 with a time of 56.75.
Other local girls winners were Dacula's Eve Machovec in the discus (132-31D2) and Berkmar's Samara Gosha in the 300 hurdles (45.36).
On the boys side, Collins Hill got individual wins from Jesse Marino in the 1,600 (4:21.59) and Pierre Turner in the discus (161-0) and also got a win from the 3,200 relay team, which ran 8:20.52.
Norcross' Bilal Abdul-Mateen won the triple jump (42-3) and ran on the winning 1,600 relay team, which turned in a time of 3:25.27. Also winning individual titles were Dacula's Jeff Brown in the 100 (11.15), Dacula's Israel Machovec in the shot put (52-1) and Peachtree Ridge's Sidney Haynes in the high jump (5-10).
- From staff reports