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Track and Field Wins 21 Events at Boston-Moon
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Track and Field Wins 21 Events at Boston-Moon

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee State Track and Field Teams dominated the Boston-Moon Relays, winning 21 events on their home track.

Amber Hughes paced the Tigerbelles by standing atop the podium in the 200 meter dash (24.80 seconds) and the triple jump (12.54 meters). She later led TSU to three victories in the relays.

Diera Taylor was also a leg in the 4x100 (47.03) and 4x400 (3:55.46) and she posted the fastest time in the 400 meter dash (58.46).

Twins Christian and Kayla Pryor compromised the rest of the 4x400 team and also had a good day individually as Christian won the 800 meter dash (2:15.02) and Kayla was tops in the 400 meter hurdles (1:00.63).

In the field events, Cyra Beard had the tallest leap in the high jump (1.68 meters) and Clairwin Dameus hopped 5.68 meters to win the long jump.

For the Flying Tigers, Quamel Prince continued his strong season by winning first-prize in the 200 and 400 meter dashes with times of 21.81 and 47.53 seconds, respectively.

TSU also performed well in the hurdles, as Shawn Harris won the 110 meters (15.58) and Jason Griffin kicked off his 2015 Outdoor Season with a first-place showing in the 400 (54.59).

The Flying Tigers were the top team in two of the three relays and Daryl Rice closed the day by earning top marks in the high jump (1.93 meters).

TSU will next travel to Atlanta, Ga. for the Georgia Tech Invitational on Apr. 17.