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Clayton places 11th at Drake Relays

April 26, 2013
By David Swartz - Managing Editor , Estherville Daily News

DES MOINES - Estherville Lincoln Central's Caitlyn Clayton came away with an 11th-place finish in the girls' high school shot put at the Drake Relays on Friday.

Clayton had three throws in the event and saved her best throw of the morning for last as she threw 37 feet, 7 1/4 inches. Her other throws were 37 feet, 3 inches and 35 feet, 8 inches.

The sophomore competed at the Drake Relays for the second consecutive season.

"I'm happy she threw better than last year," said ELC coach Tina Burton. "This year, she came down and knew what to expect. I'm very proud of her and it's quite an accomplishment."

The event was won by Garner-Hayfield junior Dasiana Larson, who throw 42 feet, 1/2 inch. The top five place winners threw over 40 feet.

 
 
 

 

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