wins Jesuit-Sheaner relays behind Hardy’s 3 medals
Posted On: Saturday, Mar. 27 2010 10:42 PM
From staff reports
DALLAS — Already known as one of the best teams in the state, Ellison
track established itself as one of the nation's elite as the Eagles won
the 46th annual Jesuit-Sheaner Relays on Saturday at Haggar Stadium.
With world-class senior sprinter Prezel Hardy leading the way with three
gold medals — including helping win the 400-meter relay with a time of
40.66 seconds, the fastest in the nation this year — Ellison ran away
with the Class 5A team title.
Tallying 111.5 team points, the Eagles edged runner-up finisher
Lancaster — the two-time defending Class 4A state champion who moved up
to face better competition — who had 85 points, and DeSoto, who took
third with 65 points.
Hardy paced the Ellison squad by anchoring the champion 400- and
800-meter relays (1:26.34) as well as winning individual gold in the
100-meter dash (10.45) by beating out teammate Michael Bryan (10.81) by
.36 seconds. Among those earning second-place honors were fellow 400
relay runner Larry Brooks, who took silver in the 200-meter dash (22.28)
and Silvester Harrison in the 3200-meter run (9:38.06), who also
finished sixth in the 1600-meter run.