St. Paul city track meet was full of highlights

The St. Paul City Conference boys’ and girls’ track meet held last week at St. Paul Harding High School last week had plenty of highlights. Here are five of them.


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  1. Seventh-grader Hemetii Apet anchored the 4×400 girls’ relay team – which also included Sophia Rubins, Isabela Gonzales and Mary Ostergren – to a first-place finish, helping St. Paul Central to the team title.
  2. Keylan Jackson of St. Paul Johnson was a triple winner, taking the 100 meters (11.05), 200 (22.50) and 400 (48.67), capping a brilliant three-year conference career for the Governors.
  3. Paul Washington junior sprinter Janice Cole also found success three times, capturing top honors in the 100 (13.26), 200 (27.22) and 400 (1:01.28).
  4. Paul Highland Park Junior Seth Zeitchick anchored the 4×100 meter relay team –which included Babatunde Akimadale, Tramonta Garner and Goodword Simon – to victory, leading the Scots to the boys’ team title.
  5. Junior Brooklyn Jarrett contributed to St. Paul Central’s girls’ title by placing first in the discus and shotput.