OPRF track and field relay team takes second at state

Baggett, Towns, Bird-Murphy, Taylor finish runner-up in 800-meter

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By Marty Farmer

Sports Editor

The OPRF boys track and field 800-meter relay team of Jamal Baggett, Lionel Towns, Desmond Bird-Murphy and Tariq Taylor ran a time of 1:28.78 to finish second behind champion Edwardsville (1:27.98) at Saturday's Class 3A State Finals hosted by Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

Sophomore Chris Wright-Madison finished eighth place in the high jump (6-feet-5-inches). The Huskies (10 points) earned a share of 10th place with Danville, Libertyville and Willowbrook.

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Posted: June 8th, 2013 8:44 AM

Congratulations to the OPRF 800 Meter Team!! Well done to represent and perform up to the storied history or OPRF Track and Field - and All Sports at OPRF. Well done

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