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Baker, Allcorn qualify for state meet in 1,600-meter run

The Gloucester High School indoor track team journeyed to Virginia Beach over the weekend to compete in the Atlantic Coast Last Chance High School Indoor Track and Field Meet. Head coach Scott Hundley said the team had a strong showing with 32 students setting personal records and two state qualifiers for the 1,600-meter run in Mya Baker and Rylan Allcorn.


In the boys’ 55-meter dash, Kohlby Wilson placed 35th overall out of 157 runners with a time of 7 seconds flat, a personal best. The Duke with a time closest to his was Jackson Taylor who ran it in 7.11 seconds for 55th.

Wilson finished 11th out of 172 runners in the boys’ 300-meter dash, running 37.28 seconds.

In the boys’ 1,000-meter dash, Allcorn set a personal best time with 2:40.96, securing eighth place out of 86 runners.

Clayton Miller also set a personal best, running the course in 2:47.65 for 15th.

In the boys’ 1,600-meter run, Allcorn secured a trip to states, placing fourth out of 72 runners with a...

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