By Russ Green-Sports Editor
The Spartan 4 x 800 relay team captured the lone first-place finish for Richmond at Friday’s Joe Shy Relays in Chillicothe. The Spartans ended the 16-school meet with 25 points to take 11th spot. The host Hornets completed the sweep with 117 points, and Lawson compiled 92.5 points to finish as the runner-up. Maryville took third place with 85 points and Trenton was fourth with 64.
Matt Tweedie, Kody Reed, Taylor Teegarden and Ethan Turner combined for a time of 8 minutes, 39.72 seconds to take first place for Richmond in the 4 x 800. Trenton was a distant second with a time of 8:54.77, while Cameron placed third with 9:03.31.