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Photos courtesy of Kathy FrankThe Liberty boys 4x4 relay team also took third place. Photos courtesy of Kathy FrankThe Liberty boys 4x4 relay team also took third place.
The Liberty girls 4x4 relay team took a third place. The Liberty girls 4x4 relay team took a third place.
The Liberty indoor track and field team poses at East Stroudsburg The Liberty indoor track and field team poses at East Stroudsburg

Teague takes second

Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Katie McDonald kmcdonald@tnonline.com in Sports

Liberty jumper Daeshawn Teague measured the second best long jump in the state at the East Stroudsburg Warrior Classic Indoor Track Meet on Jan. 4 at East Stroudsburg University.

Teague jumped a 22-06.50, placing first among the meet’s other opponents.

Teague also placed third in the triple jump with a 39-08.00 and fifth in the high jump with a 5-06.00.

In other boys’ events, Devon West placed fifth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 24.34, Darlyn Fermin was second in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:04.30, Christian Tackett placed fourth in the 55 meter hurdles in 8.14, Sander Sahaydak came in fourth in the triple jump with a 39-07.50, and Alex Roan was fifth in the pole vault with a 11-00.00.

The Hurricanes’ 4x4 relay team of Fermin, West, Casey Frank, and Ryan Wycherley took third place with a time of 3:46.50.

In girls’ events, Essynce Botz placed sixth in the 55 meter dash in 8.14, Gabrielle Phillips was third in the 400 meter dash in 1:04.14, and Greta Stuckey came in sixth in the 800 meter run in 2:33.10.

Hazel Deschamps was sixth in the 55 meter hurdles in 9.94, and Jaida Davis came in fourth in the shot put with a 33-09.50.

Liberty’s 4x4 relay team of Cami Bortz, Rachel Byrne, Stuckey, and Victoria Gilbert came in third with a time of 4:30.20.

Last month, Cole Frank, Tackett, Casey Frank, and Fermin recorded the seventh best time (11:06.76) in the state in the distance medley relay at the Robert J. Burdette Indoor Classic at Lehigh University.