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RHS Finishes Eighth at Alex Francis Classic

RHS Shaffer Field Track 1 9-22-15The Russell High School track and field team opened its season at the annual Alex Francis High School Classic in Hays on Thursday, March 29.

11 schools competed in the meet. Team scores were combined between the boys and girls from each school. Russell finished eighth with 47.42 points. Dodge City ran off with the team title with 333.92 points. TMP-Marian was second with 230.35 points.

Renee Nichol led the RHS girls by finishing second in the triple jump, fourth in the long jump and sixth in the 200 M dash. Izzy Boxberger was second in the high jump. Jaclyn Schulte took third in the 800 M run. Kaylee Hoss placed sixth in the shot put.

On the boys side, Travis Tammen was fourth in the 400 M dash.

Russell hosts one of its two meets on Thursday, April 5th. Events begin at 4pm at Shaffer Field.

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