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Standifer, Dumas lead Jones girls to third in meet
by Chuck Thompson
Mar 14, 2013 | 719 views | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Jazmine Washington returns shots for the Lady Hounds in her singles victory over her Georgia Military opponent in last Thursday’s match played in Gray.
Jazmine Washington returns shots for the Lady Hounds in her singles victory over her Georgia Military opponent in last Thursday’s match played in Gray.
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Kaley Clay returns shots for the Lady Hounds in her singles victory over her Georgia Military opponent in last Thursday’s match played in Gray.
Kaley Clay returns shots for the Lady Hounds in her singles victory over her Georgia Military opponent in last Thursday’s match played in Gray.
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The Jones County girls finished third and the boys eighth in the Friday Night Lights track meet hosted by Lamar County High School last week.

The Lady Hounds scored 88.5 points to finish behind Tucker with 106 and First Presbyterian with 92 in the 12-school meet.

The Greyhounds had 37 points against the nine other schools in the boys’ meet. Lamar County was first with 123 points, followed by Mary Persons with 105.

Jasmine Standifer won two individual events – the 200 meters in 26.46 seconds and the 400 in 59.23 seconds – and was on Jones County’s first place 4-by-100 relay team and second place 4-by-400 relay team to lead the Lady Hounds.

The 4-by-100 team, which also included Victoria Dumas, Jalisa Price and Jalisa Hammock, had a winning time of 51.29 seconds. The 4-by-400 team, with Dumas, Kate Boland and Amber Goolsby joining Standifer, ran a 4:24.01 to finish second to Tucker, which had a time of 4:16.78.

Dumas also excelled in individual events, winning the 300-meter hurdles in 48.54 seconds and placing second in the 100 hurdles in 17.19 seconds.

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