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    Savanna Annis slips over the bar in the high jump competition.

Track and field gets season underway

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 Hayesville track and field athletes have been chomping at the bit to get their season going. Weather cancellations and roster issues have kept the Jackets from competition but on Thursday, March 22 Hayesville started their season in Murphy for a Smoky Mountain Conference meet. Although it was their first time out, the Jackets were able to turn in strong performances which resulted in a podium finish of third for the men’s team and fifth for the women’s team.


100 meter dash: Brian Smith, first place; Payton Krieger, second place.

200 meter dash: Payton Krieger, first place.

400 meter dash: Jamie Miller, fifth place.

800 meter run: Justin Race, third place.

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By Travis Dockery Sports writer

Clay County Progress

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