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  • Seminole's White wins 4A long jump title

  • The Chieftains' Papi White defended his state title in the long jump on Saturday in Moore.
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  • MOORE – Seminole’s Papi White jumped 23-7.75 to win the Class 4A state title in the long jump at Moore High School on Saturday.
    White finished over a foot ahead of Dalton Stout of Bethany with the second of his three jumps to win the event for the second straight year.
    White also finished fourth in the 100-meter dash and helped the Chieftains’ 4x100 relay team to a second place finish.
    In all, White won four medals at the meet, helping the 4x200 relay to a second place finish on Friday.
    The Chieftains finished fourth in the team standings.
    The Bethel Lady Wildcats also had a second place finish on Saturday, finishing behind Vinita in the 4x400 relay. Kelcey Eropkin picked up Bethel’s only individual medal on Saturday with a sixth place finish in the 400-meter dash.
    Tecumseh’s Kolby Lofton was fifth in that event, while Tesa Potter had the Lady Savages’ highest individual finish with a second in the 800 meters.
    In 3A Prague added medals in two events on Saturday. Jacob Turner was fourth in the pole vault with a height of 13-0, while the girls 1600 relay team of Miranda Opela, Ella Schultz, Michaela Farrill and Janay Nix finished sixth in a time of 4:17.09.
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