Bacon sets new Dansville school record at state qualifier

Maggie Bacon was ranked 15th in the 1500 m and finished sixth, breaking the school record with a time of 5:08.

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Dansville's 4x800 relay of Brianne Hurlburt, Riley Nagle, Summer Foster and Maggie Bacon set a new personal best time of 10:53.41 at state qualifiers in Houghton.

HOUGHTON — The Dansville Indoor Track team returned to Houghton College Friday and competed at State Qualifiers with a large squad of eight athletes qualifying.

The Dansville 4 x 8 relay of Brianne Hurlburt, Riley Nagle, Summer Foster and Maggie Bacon was the only Class A3 team that made it to State Qualifiers. They finished with a personal best time of 10:53.41.

Brianne Hurlburt finished sixth, improving on her No. 8 ranking, with a new PR of 3:15 in the 1000 m.

Maggie Bacon was ranked 15th in the 1500 m and finished sixth, breaking the school record with a time of 5:08.

Kaitlyn Lee competed in the 1500 m race walk with a time of 11:25.

Summer Foster tied her PR in the 600m in a time of 1:49.

Haley Beman in the 300 m finished 12th, two places higher than she was seeded, tying her PR.

DeShawn Owns finished 10th in the 300 m, four places higher than he was seeded.

"The Mustangs had a great Indoor season and all look forward to Outdoor track beginning in a few weeks," said coach Eileen McMaster.