Dowagiac’s Crieona Rodgers, seen here last year, set a new school and meet record in the high jump with a leap of 5-6 Saturday. (Leader photo/File)
Dowagiac’s Crieona Rodgers, seen here last year, set a new school and meet record in the high jump with a leap of 5-6 Saturday. (Leader photo/File)

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Rodgers breaks school, meet record in high jump

Published 5:26pm Sunday, April 20, 2014

PAW PAW — Crieona Rodgers and Nijah Russell were triple winners at the Paw Paw Invitational Saturday.

Rodgers captured the high jump (5-6), long jump (15-4.25) and was a member of the winning 400-meter relay team along with Russell, Niesha Douglas and Angel Parker. Her high jump height was a new Dowagiac school and Paw Paw meet record.

Russell won the 100 with a time of 12.54 and the 200 with a time of 27.42.

The Chieftains tied host Paw Paw for second place behind Vicksburg.

Cierra Smith placed in both the shot put and discus, while Rosadio Murray placed in the 100 and 300 hurdles.

Dowagiac’s boys finished sixth.

Tristan Howard and Kenny Cremeans both medals in the shot put and discus respectively. Kyle Solloway was second in the long jump with a leap of 18-0.5 and second in the 200-meters with a time of 23.3.

 

Paw Paw Invitational

Girls team scores

Vicksburg 163, Paw Paw 68, Dowagiac 68, Schoolcraft 65, Mattawan 60, South Haven 57, Lawton 42

 

Dowagiac winners

High jump: Crieona Rodgers 5-6; Long jump: Crieona Rodgers 15-4.25; 100: Nijah Russell 12.54; Nijah Russell 27.42

 

Boys team scores

Mattawan 138, Vicksburg 93, South Haven 93, Lawton 69, Schoolcraft 65, Paw Paw 36, Dowagiac 39

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