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Hispanic Games

January 11, 2003 at the New York Armory

Girls 400

Natasha Hastings 53.80

A.P. Randolph NY star spotted Eleanor Roosevelt MD sr Tiandra Ponteen 55.07 a big lead through one lap in 24.4, but burst from behind in the last 100 meters to win in the stretch. William Penn PA sr Juanita Broaddus was third in the seeded section in 55.82. Willingboro NJ Okechi Ogbuokiri won the second section in 55.05 to claim second overall. Hastings ran the fastest 400 in the nation this season and the 11th fastest on Jack Shepard's all time indoor list, where Hastings already stands 6th. "I was a little worried (after one lap)," Hastings said, "but I stuck to my plan and hit my target time right on the nose."

Hastings takes the lead in the stretch

Girls 400 Meters:

1. Natasha Hastings A.P. Randolph 53.80*meet record

2. Okechi Ogbuokiri Willingboro 55.05

3. Tiandra Ponteen East Roosevelt 55.07

4. Juanita Broaddos William Penn 55.82

5. Nicole Leach West Catholic 56.01

6. Jeavon Benjamin Far Rockaway 56.31


Hispanic Games


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