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SATURDAY'S ROUNDUP: Rome track sets records at indoor meet

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Track and Field

With a group of 36 athletes competing in the RMA Winter Challenge, Rome’s girls’ finished first in the team standings while the boys were second and 14 school records were broken along with two new records.

Setting records in the girls’ competition, Rome’s 4x200-meter relay team of Jasmine Dennis, Trenyonna Allen, Ja’Taria Jackson and Shardae Evans took first with a time of 2:02.88.

Jackson then won the 200-meter dash in 29.06 and the high jump with a height of 4 feet, 8 inches, both school records. Olivia Wilson won the 800 with a time of 2:53.92.

Shardae Evans set the Rome mark in the 55-meter dash with a second-place time of 8.15 seconds, and Nora Bailey broke the school record in the 3,000 meters, taking third in 12:35.24.

Montrell Millsap set two Rome High records in the boys’ competition as he won the long jump with a leap of 20 feet and finished second in the 55-meter hurdles, coming in second at 8.37 seconds.

Millsap, Marquis Glanton, Cheneniah McKeever and Kenny Williams made up the boys’ 4x200-meter relay team that finished second but set the new school mark at 1:41.78. Jakobe Hamilton took third in the high jump with a record height of 5-6.

For the complete list of Rome results from Saturday’s track meet, read this story on RN-T.com.

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