Braziel, Silvas help boys track split dual meet

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Braziel, Silvas help boys track split dual meet

Falling to Flushing but beating Brandon, the boys track team split a dual meet on Wednesday, April 24.

Falling to Flushing but beating Brandon, the boys track team split a dual meet on Wednesday, April 24.

IMAGE / Connor Earegood

Falling to Flushing but beating Brandon, the boys track team split a dual meet on Wednesday, April 24.

IMAGE / Connor Earegood

IMAGE / Connor Earegood

Falling to Flushing but beating Brandon, the boys track team split a dual meet on Wednesday, April 24.

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The boys track team visited Flushing to take on the Raiders and Brandon in a dual meet Wednesday, April 24, losing to the Raiders 93-44 but sinking the Blackhawks 84-49.

In the 800-meter run, junior Raydoffa Braziel delivered for his team, finishing first overall at 2:05.44, which was his best performance of the season.

Braziel took second in the 1600 run with a time of 4:53.04, another season record.

Sophomore Braylon Silvas captured first in the long jump with a leap of 19 feet, 10 inches.

He also ran a season-best time of 16.87 in the 110 high hurdles, placing second.

Silvas also set a season record in the 300 hurdles at 43.78 seconds, finishing second.

The Hornets dominated the field events, sweeping the discus and taking first and third in the shot put.

Senior Dylan Buschur flew to first place in the discus with a throw of 137-00, almost 20 feet farther than the second-place finisher, senior Nick Letterman, at 117-01.

Eddie Harris, senior, came in third with a close 116-02.

Harris threw for first in the shot put with a mark of 46-01. His performance was his best of the season.

Taking third in the event, Buschur tossed the shot 43-09.5, a personal record.

Freshman Tyler Csintyan leaped to second overall in the high jump with a personal record of 5-10.

In the 100 dash, junior Matt McGinnis sprinted to third place with a personal record of 12.31 seconds.

Senior Josh Bischoff ran the 400 dash in 55.88 seconds, earning him third place.

With a time of 11:38.35, junior Mitchell Howell set a personal record and placed third in the 3200 run.

The Hornets are 2-2 and tied for fifth with Flushing in the Metro League.

They will try to sting Holly and Fenton on Wednesday, May 1. The Tigers are undefeated this season, while the Bronchos have not won a meet.

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