Lee, Shaw, Reynolds compete well in 2019 Heptathlon

FAYETTEVILLE — Seniors Megan Lee and Deborah Shaw finished 10thand 11th, respectively, and sophomore Ella Reynolds placed 24that the annual Heptathlon over the last couple of days at Fayetteville High School.

Lee finished with 3,718 points while Shaw finished with 3,668 points. Both competed as juniors in the seven-event competition. Reynolds accumulated 3,374 points.

Tai’sheka Porchia of Camden Fairview won the title with 4,463 points, edging Breya Clark of El Dorado (4,310).

Clark led after the first day. Shaw was in seventh place, Lee in 11thand Reynolds was 19th.

Lee ran a 15.98 in the 100-meter hurdles. Her long jump was 4.64 meters and her discus throw went 75’4”. She ran a 26.97 in the 200-meter dash. On the second day, she cleared 4’3.25” in the high jump, threw the shot put 28’4.25” and finished with a 2:34.21 in the 800-meter run, fifth best in the field.

Shaw, who specialized in the 100 hurdles and the jumps during the season, opened the first day with a 15.08 in the hurdles, the third fastest, and a long jump of 2.38 meters. Her discus throw went 54’10” and she ran the 200 in 27.75. On day two, Shaw’s high jump cleared 4’11”, fifth best in the field. She threw the shot 24’0.75” and ran a 3:01.31 in the 800.

Reynolds, the State and Meet of Champs champion in the 400 meters, turned in a 17.86 in the hurdles, leapt 4.5 meters in the long jump and threw the discus 92’5” and ran a 26.46 in the 200, fourth fastest overall. In the high jump, Reynolds cleared 4’1.25”. Her shot put went 28’3.75” and she ran a 2:50.42 in the 800.

Last year, Lee was eighth in the Heptathlon, so she finished in the top 10 twice. Shaw was 21stso she improved her standing by 10 places.

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