3. South Burlington's Cody Yu and Essex High's David Rowe had some great points in the tennis state championship last Sunday. On one particular point, Yu spun around after making a return shot. However, he turned just in time to see Rowe slam home the winner. Rowe went on to become the first Vermonter to win 4 straight individual tennis state titles.
2. Two athletes set state records on Tuesday at the Essex Invitational and then again Saturday in their respective state meets. Thetford's Ian Weider set the D-III 100m record in Essex, then broke his own record in Chester by 4 tenths of a second. Tuesday, Richford's Elle Purrier set a new overall state record in the 800m with a time of 2:11.54. While her 800m time Friday at the D-4 state meet wasn't as fast, her time of 2:19.33 is a D-IV record.
1. Last Sunday at the Vermont City Marathon, Alicia Dana from Putney won the hand cycle division in a time of 1:39:54. The U.S. Paralympic Team member is the first female to win the hand cyclist division and is the fastest female hand clays to ever complete the 26. 2 mile course.
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