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Griffin indoor track teams record six school records at Houghton College

HOUGHTON—The boys and girls indoor track teams for Springville-Griffith Institute recorded a collective six school records at Houghton College Feb. 9.

Payton Rowe was in on three of those records and recorded two individually and one as part of a relay team, while Corrin Sacilowski set a school record and finished in first place in the 1,500 meter racewalk with a 7:25.24 time to round out the records achieved by the girls team members.

On the boys side, Nick Abdo finished second and set a school record in the 600 meter with a 1:24.59 time and was also part of a record-setting boys relay race.

The two school record-setting relays were both at the 4x200. The boys recorded a 1:38.74 time with Abdo, Topher Elkins, Jared Reese and Seth Dash, while the girls recorded a 1:53.84 time with Rowe, Chloe Chamberlain, Evelyn Smith and Sydney Wittmer.

The same group of male relay runners also recorded their second-best time of the season in the 4x400 with a time of 3:42.04.

Rowe finished fifth in the 300 with a school record time of 43.6 and also set a new school record in the 55 hurdles with a 9.23 time and a ninth-place finish.

Five other Griffins set personal bests, led by Jaime Dickinson and Masin Field, who both recorded a pair of personal records each.

Field had a 7.07 time in the 55 hurdles and an 18-foot-4 long jump, while Dickinson ran a 43.6 time in the 600 and cleared 7 feet in the pole vault.

Casey Waterman ran the 1,000 in 3:25.27 and Elle Russell ran the 3,000 in 11:13.1 for personal bests for each, while Chamberlain finished ninth with a personal best time of 7.65 in the 55 dash.

In addition to the above, Springville had one other top-10 finish when Elkins finished fifth in the 300 with a 37.31 time.

The Springville indoor track teams return to Houghton College Feb. 23.

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