Lions Advance up 2 points in the event Datron Dixon finished

Franklin Lions Track/ Baseball

The Franklin Lions track team made the most of their situation Wednesday in Rockdale at the district meet. The Lions pooled their efforts and managed a 3rd place finish in the district race and advance a number of athletes to the Area Meet next week.

In the individual races the Lions received points from the following individuals. In the 3200 meters Seth Cook was 3rd and Nate Phillipello was 4th and both advanced while Jensen Pils picked up 2 points in the event by finishing 5th.

The same trio ran the 1600 meters with Cook finishing 2nd, Phillipello 3rd and Pils was 6th. Marcus Wade advanced in the 400 meters finishing 2nd and Datron Dixon managed a 4th place in the 200 meters and moves on to the Area. Both Zach Davis in the 110 hurdles and Nick Hrncir in the 300 meter hurdles finished 5th in their event and just missed out advancing.


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