Hall leads Vikings to second-place finish|Track and field

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 12, 2010

Ericson Hall won the triple jump with a leap of 40 feet, 1 inch, and also placed fourth in the long jump and 400-meter hurdles to lead Warren Central to a second-place finish at the St. Andrews Invitational on Thursday.

WC also won the 4×400-meter relay. The team of Jeremy Harper, Mykel Gibson, Eddie Jones and Walter King won with a time of 3 minutes and 43 seconds.

The Vikings posted 11 other top-three finishes. They included Walter King in the 1,600 and 400 meters; Hyman Cosby in the 100-meter dash; Alex Sorrells in the long jump; DeArius Blanton in the 200 meters; Eddie King in the 300 meter hurdles; and Jarelle Pedyfoot in the discus and shot.

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The 4×200 meter relay team of Cosby, Sorrells, Blanton and Pat Taylor, and 4×100 relay team of Taylor, Sorrells, Blanton and Gevante Titus both finished second.