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Trio medal at state

By Michael Butler

The Tallassee track and field team made the trek to Gulf Shores and brought back some hardware. Three Tigers won bronze.

Tallassee placed 12th overall in the Class 5A girls standings. The boys were 13th.

Iyana Parker was third in the 100 meter hurdles. Trent Cochran-Gill was third in the javelin. Kalvin Levett was third in the 110 meter hurdles, fifth in the 300 meter hurdles and ninth in the triple jump.

Other top ten finishers for Tallassee included Caitlyn Dowdell, who just missed making the podium with a fourth place finish in the 100 meter hurdles. Chole Baynes was seventh in the same event. Taylor Goodman was fifth in the javelin throw. Woodrow Dean was tenth in the 800 meter run, seventh in the 1,600 and fifth in the 3,200.