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Land repeats three-peat

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -  Monroe High girls track team is having a field day in the field events.

The Lady Tornadoes won four of the six field events in AAA Friday afternoon at Hugh Mills Stadium.

Alexandria Childs won the AAA discus with a personal best of 142'4".

Junior Mimieux Land won the long jump at 19'2".

Land then won the high jump at 5'6".

It is Land's third state title in the high jump and second straight in the long jump.

Mimieux Land said. "After working with coach Oliver. Back with coach Jones and coach Peterman. Getting focused mentally and physically, I felt more comfortable and more confident."

Alexandria Childs said. "Got my team points for the team. Going on to state, state champion and new record.

Mimieux Land added a third state title when she won the triple jump with an unofficial state record jump of 40' 1.5".

Monroe has 41 points but trails AAA leader St. Pius by 12 points going in Saturday's track finals.

Lee County's Holly Ebbets win the AAAA pole vault.

Tift County's Katie Utley takes state in the AAAAA pole vault and Lowndes Brittany Britt wins the triple jump.

Fitzgerald's Bria McCallister wins the AA long jump.


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