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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

Funk places in four events at district meet


Pierre Bibbs

Bailey Funk has had an excellent freshman year in track and field. She won the triple jump and placed in three other events.

Lady Panther Bailey Funk had a big day at the District 3C meet in Glasgow last week. The freshman qualified for the Eastern Divisional meet in Glasgow tomorrow in four events including winning the triple jump with a length of 28 feet, six inches.

"I don't know how I did it, I only did two jumps," Funk said. "The other was a 29-02, definitely not my best."

Her best triple jump was a 31-07.50, which she had posted in Glasgow at the North-East Top Ten meet a few weeks ago.

Shin splints have run rampant throughout Saco's squad and Funk is fighting through the pain.

"I just gotta keep going," F...

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