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Marcus Downs wins discus at regional; relay qualifies for state

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Representing Park Tudor at the Boys Track and Field Regional at North Central were Chris Gregory in the 400 meter dash, Marcus Downs in the discus throw, and the 4×400 relay.

  • Chris Gregory placed 6th in the 400 meter dash, 50.63.
  • 4×400 Relay (Ryan Betz, Brent Brimmage, Chris Gregory, Evan Lee) placed 3rd and qualifed for State, 3:24.79.
  • Marcus Downs is the Regional Champion in discus, throwing 159-06. He also qualified for State.

Marcus Downs threw a new school record distance of 159-06 and will go down as the first Park Tudor boy to capture a Track & Field Regional championship. The Boys 4×400 Meter Relay team ran a season-best time of 3:24.79, just 0.1 second off the school record. With 800 meters to go in their race, they passed 7 teams and surpassed North Central in the closing 50 meters to secure their bid to the State meet. This is the first Park Tudor boy relay track team to qualify to State.

Best of luck to Marcus, Ryan, Brent, Chris and Evan at State!

IHSAA Boys Track & Field State Meet – Saturday, June 7,┬áRobert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex, Indiana University, Bloomington

Video of the 4×400 relay race qualifying for State:

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