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Marion County High wins
Track & Field Championship
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Schley County High Places Third

From the April 19, 2017 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   The Marion County High School Lady Eagles won their second consecutive Region 4A Track & Field Championship on April 12 in Vienna. They scored 142 points to hold off runner-up Dooly County (130) and a strong Schley County team (115).
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   "I've very proud of the job the girls did to win the region two years in a row," said Head Coach Fran McPherson.
   It was a team effort, as 11 athletes placed in the top 4, which earned them the right to also advance to the Area Championship.
   Two of those top athletes – sophomore sisters Ansley Whitley and Ashley Whitley – used their "twin power" to amass a combined 48 points. Other Lady Eagles who scored in double digits were Kamille McCannon, Aislin Vicente, Febbie King, and Lillie McCorkle.
   Ansley Whitley, the defending ... The rest of the story.