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Eagles improve times at UC Davis invitational

on April 22, 2013

Kennedy High’s track team competed in the Woody Wilson Classic at UC Davis Friday and Saturday. The girls’ 4×100-meter relay team finished fifth, while senior Takkarist “Takk” McKinnley took silver in both the 100 and 200-meter dash.

Eagles’ head track coach Carl Sumler said he wasn’t concerned if his runners placed, only that they beat their personal records. Both did just that. The girls, composed of LaDejah Dillard, Alesia Miles, Diamond Sitts and Danaya Giddens, shaved four-tenths of second off their previous best, while McKinnley ran two-tenths of a second faster in the 200-meter dash.

In the 100-meter dash McKinnley missed gold by seven-hundredths of a second. “This is Takk’s fourth time running against Austin Mitsch and we’re three-out-of-four against him,” Sumler said about the sprinter from Jesuit High who beat him. “It’s all about the right 100 meters. Takk knows what he did wrong. We will see him again at the Sacramento Meet of Champions next Saturday.”

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