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Local Athlete places 4th at NCAA Track Championship

Garrett Scantling – photo by:
Madeleine Takahashi ©2014

Hendricks Avenue Elementary and Episcopal High School alum, Garrett Scantling, placed fourth in the NCAA Track Championship Decathlon this past week. Scantling, a junior at the University of Georgia, improved from 9th overall last year and continues to excel at one of the toughest all around events in college sport. The ten event, two day competition took place in Eugene, Oregon. Noted below are Garrett’s individual event marks and a gallery of photos from the event. Congratulations to Garrett, his family, and his team on this year’s outstanding performance!

Event – Result – Place
100M Dash – 10.89sec – 8th
Long Jump – 23’3/4″ – 17th
High Jump – 6’8″ – 5th
Shot Put – 45’8″ – 3rd
400m Dash – 49.61 – 6th
110 Hurdles – 14.25sec – 1st
Discus – 135’2″ – 9th
Pole Vault – 15’5″ – 8th
Javelin – 212’2″ – 2nd
1500m run – 4:50 – 17th