15th Taco Bell Classic
April 8, 2006 at Columbia SC


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Lightning interrupts meet; action resumes in pouring rain, but athletes still post remarkable performances.

Flash reports by Mike Byrnes

  • G-200 - Bethel VA sr Francena McCorory 23.66 - rain stopped but it is now cold.
  • G-400m Hurdles - Janice Davis 1:02.10
  • G-100m Hurdles - Eighth grader Jasmine Stowers of Pendleton SC runs a remarkable 14.25 in the rain.
  • B-4x100 - West Charlotte NC 42.73, with rain still pouring down.
  • G-4x100 - Bethel VA wins in 47.53 in a downpour, with Francena Mccorory breaking it open on the second leg.
  • Meet resumes in pouring rain.
  • 12 Noon Eastern - Meet is suspended due to lightning in the area.
  • B-4x800 - McEachern GA wins in US#1 7:55.91
  • G-4x800 - Southwest Dekalb GA 9:28.17
  • G-3200 - Host school (Spring Valley) sr Kate Niehaus wins in 10:31.45, just 0.02 off the meet record
  • Bethel VA sr Francena McCorory runs11.62 +1.1 in prelim before the deluge
  • B-PV - Mike Morrison jumped 17-0 in a jump off with Jordan Scott to win and set a new meet record. Both made 16-0 on 2nd attempt and agreed to move bar to 17-0. After each missed three times, Morrison cleared 17-0 on the first tiebreaker.

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