Boys track: Have another great indoor meet

This article submitted by Josh Jones and Dan Johnson on 3/31/98.

On Saturday, March 28, the Paynesville Bulldogs boyís track team competed in its second indoor meet of the season at St. Cloud State University. Everyone seemed to do better at this meet than at last weekís meet.

The meet started out good with the boys 4 x 800-meter relay team smashing the school record set at the previous meet. Each runner ran an awesome race. Last meetís time was 8:55.4 and the new record time set on Saturday was 8:47.8.

Another highlight of the meet was the 1600-meter run. Freshman Clayton Lang ran a great race and took first place with a time of 5:06.6.

Eighth grade superstar, Eric ďSpeedyĒ Rausch, stepped up the pace at this meet in the 400-meter dash. He ran a personal best of 57.07 and took third place. Keep up the good work!

Another magic moment at the meet was the 4 x 400-meter relay. They really took it to their opponents, in the process of winning they also broke a 19-year-old school record. The time of their race was 3:43.3.

Josh Jones broke the third school record of the day by out jumping his old triple jump record. He improved his record by 3.25 inches. The new record now stands at 40í1Ē.

There were no team scores kept at this meet. However, the Bulldogs came out of the meet with four victories, three school records, and a lot of pride.

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