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VA Outdoor Weekend #2: Blacksburg girls US #1 12:02 DMR Mar 27, 2010

A decent start to the outdoor season in Virginia this past weekend with some notable performances being recorded on Saturday as the rain cleared up and temperatures were not too cold. Top performances included a US #1 12:02 DMR by the Blacksburg girls (photo right by Paula Stevens) at the Battlefield Relays, who hold set the state record last year in 11:57. MileStat.com had full on-site coverage with photos & videos this past weekend at the Manchester Relays and Knights Track Classic with Friday photo coverage at Conn-Madden Relays. Meet summaries for all the major meets to be posted late Sunday into Monday with athlete spotlights on several of the first weekend's top performers.   Battlefield Relays - 9 State Bests - Blacksburg US #1 12:02.77 G-DMR, Alex Straton (Oakton) 18-7 G-LJ, Blacksburg US #6 10:26.63 B-DMR, Forest Park 1:30.92 B-4x200, Kyle Fortney (Fauquier) 162-2 B-Discus, Brentsville 18:37.04 B-4x1600, Massaponax 1:17.29 G-SHR, Massaponax 1:07.88 B-SHR, Battlefield 1:39.04 B-800SMR, Oakton 1:52.39 G-800SMR.  Brian Watkins I-95 Invitational - 6 State Bests - Roderque Gray (Brooke Point) 10.97 B-100, 21.66 B-200, Mountain View 7:58.17 B-4x800, Anthony Williams (Potomac Senior) 14.60 B-110H & 38.60 B-300H, Hannah Lowery (Stafford) 10:57.19 G-3200 Amira Idris (C.D. Hylton) 36-4 G-TJ, Erin Edmond (Riverbend) 59.06. Knights Track Classic - 6 State Bests - Chris Dobbins (Christiansburg) 14.55 B-110H, Wojciech Czernek (Fork Union) 9:33.02 B-3200, Philip Morris (Glenvar) 6-8 B-HJ, Cody Bingham (Liberty Christian) 14-8 B-PV, Andy Eddleton (Christiansburg) 4:25.17 B-1600, Leah Fitchett (Blacksburg) 5:16.32 G-1600, Erika Jackson (E.C. Glass) 47.57 G-300H, Wesley Gates (Staunton River) 45-3.25 B-TJ. Photo Gallery by Richard Shumaker - Photo Gallery by Frank Locascio - Videos by Tayloe Skelton. Legard/Scudieri Relays - 6 State Bests - Osbourn Park 4:12.25 G-SMR, Annandale 3:37.90 B-SMR, Osbourn Park 4:01.99 G-4x400, Osbourn Park 9:37.29 G-4x800, Loudoun Valley 1:48.57 G-4x200, Kaylin Newman (Westfield) 114-8 G-Discus. Manchester Relays - 2 State Bests - Cosby 3:24.93 B-4x400, Midlothian 21:32.78 G-4x1600, Atlee 3:38.97 B-SMR, Midlothian 4:20.52 G-SMR. Photo Gallery by John Herzog - Videos by Brandon Miles. Conn Madden Relays - 2 State Bests - Woodside 3:38.15 B-SMR, Chris Burton (Menchville) 6-6 B-HJ, Churchland 4:23.78 G-SMR. Friday Photo Gallery. Blue Streak Co-Ed Classic - 2 State Bests - Daquaa Scott (Robert E. Lee) 39-1 G-Shot, Chris Pillow (Atlee) 14-0 B-PV, Cameron Overstreet (Atlee) 10-6. James Taylor Relays Pikeview HS Invitational   VA Outdoor State Rankings: Boys - Girls

VA Outdoor Weekend #1 Preview Mar 26, 2010

What to look forward this weekend: The first invitational weekend of the 2010 outdoor track season as many teams will be starting off with the traditional relay oriented icebreaker meets such as the Conn-Madden Relays, Manchester Relays, Legard/Scuderi Relays, Battlefield Relays, and Blue Streaks Co-Ed Classic, while some will taken advantage of the unseasonably warm temperatures for the last two weeks of March to get qualifying times in individuals events at the Knights Track Classic and Brian Watkins I-95 Invitational. A select number of distance runners will be competing in the high school invite 3200 field at the Raleigh Relays on Friday night.   Meet previews are now posted for Knights Track Classic, Manchester Relays, Conn-Madden Relays, and Raleigh Relays 3200 which all four meets will have some form of on-site coverage.   Meet Performance Lists: Knights Track Classic Manchester Relays Conn-Madden Relays Legard/Scuderi Relays Brian Watkins I-95 Invitational Battlefield Relays

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