Wednesday, May 7, 2014

West Lafayette boys rally to City/County track title


West Lafayette trailed entering the 1,600 relay, the meet's final race. But with three-fourths of their runners battling ankle injuries, the Red Devils' second-place finish was good enough to win.

All credit to JCOnline.com, Nathan Baird (nbaird@jconline.com) for the story and Eric Schlene for the photo.  

The full story can be found HERE.

West Lafayette junior Jake Cohen said his ankle felt as if it were splintering.
Two of his teammates on the 1,600 relay — leadoff man William Mbongo and anchor man Brandon Watt — were also nursing sore ankles. But those three combined with Jack Folkers for a gutsy clutch performance at Scheumann Stadium.
With its runner-up finish to McCutcheon in the final event, and Lafayette Jeff's fourth-place effort, West Lafayette surged past the Bronchos to repeat as boys City/County Track Meet champion by two points.

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