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Track & Field Team Captures State Championship
Track & Field Team Captures State Championship

Tigers break three school records in program's first state title in sixteen years

The Tiger Track and Field team returned to the top spot in the state for the first time since 2003 with a stellar performance at the KHSAA State Championships in Lexington this past weekend.

St. X finished the 3A Boys' Championship with 78 points, nine points more than second-place Scott County.

Three school records were broken during the championship meet. Zack Martinez, Anthony Woods, Tate Gaw, and Beck O'Daniel set a new record in the 4x200 relay with a time of 1:28.40, besting a 2006 record time of 1:28.60.

Additionally, the Tiger foursome also set a new low mark in the 4x100 relay with a time of 42.15 at the KHSAA state meet.

Senior Beck O'Daniel finished his career at St. X breaking his own 300 hurdle record at state with a time of 38.12.

The Track and Field team finished the 2019 campaign setting five new school records overall. Earlier in the season, the 1981 record time of 3:21.12 in the 4x400 was broken with a time of 3:20.94 by Martinez, Grady Shiflet, Eoin Corbett, and O'Daniel.

Sophomore Anthony Woods set a new school record in the triple jump. His jump of 46'7.25" broke a 23-year old record in the event.

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