Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Bailey runs fastest time in state

Swenson’s Shanae Bailey won the girls’ 100- and 200-meter events at today’s Public League track and field championships at Northeast. Her effort enabled the Lions to easily win their first league team title with overall 131 points. Paul Robeson was second with 107 ½ points, while Central (77 points) rounded out the top three. Bailey won the 100 with the state’s fastest time of 12.00 seconds. Simon Gratz sophomore Tymerah Burgess finished a distant second today in 12.38. Engineering & Science’s Cierra White was third in 12.56. Bailey followed that victory up by winning the 200 in 24.84. On the boys’ side, Northeast (99 points) won the team title, followed by Germantown (62 ½) and Engineering & Science (52 ½). -- Keith Pompey

Bailey runs fastest time in state

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Swenson’s Shanae Bailey won the girls’ 100- and 200-meter events at today’s Public League track and field championships at Northeast.
Her effort enabled the Lions to easily win their first league team title with overall 131 points. Paul Robeson was second with 107 ½ points, while Central (77 points) rounded out the top three.
Bailey won  the 100 with the state’s fastest time of 12.00 seconds. Simon Gratz sophomore Tymerah Burgess finished a distant second today in 12.38. Engineering & Science’s Cierra White was third in 12.56.
Bailey followed that victory up by winning the 200 in 24.84.
On the boys’ side, Northeast (99 points) won the team title, followed by Germantown (62 ½) and Engineering & Science (52 ½).
 -- Keith Pompey
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Bill Iezzi has covered high school sports for The Inquirer since 1985 and South Jersey sports since 2006.

Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer high school sports reporter since 2004. He was named the 2007 media person of the year by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association.

Don Beideman has covered high school sports for The Inquirer since 1989. Among his favorites are field hockey and lacrosse.

Rick O’Brien has been at The Inquirer since 1993, primarily covering high school sports in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Phil Anastasia has followed the South Jersey sports scene since 1980. A South Jersey native, Phil joined the Inquirer as a sports columnist in May 2008 after nearly 30 years with the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill.

Marc Narducci has covered South Jersey high school sports for the majority of his tenure with The Inquirer, which began in 1983. After a few years of covering the NFL and NBA, Marc returns to South Jersey, serving as the assigning editor, columnist and beat writer for various sports.

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