Girls golden in field events

Special to the PRESS

Marlyn Cesenes and Madison Ramos each won gold in their events at the Tarpon Relays track and field meet at Tarpon Stadium last Friday.

Cesenes’ best height of 9-feet, 6-inches was well short of her first-place performance at the previous week’s Hog Relays in Pharr, but was a foot-and-a-half better than the second-place finisher on this day.

Ramos cleared five feet even to win the gold medal in the high jump and that was a new personal best. Allyson Reyes finished fourth with a leap of 4-feet, 8-inches.

“It felt great to get a new PR,” Ramos said afterwards. Ramos also ran the 300-meter hurdles and was 7th in 55.74 seconds.

The girls did not run the sprint relay race but Lady Tarpon foursomes placed fourth and second in the 4 x 200 and 4 x 400-meter relays.

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