2 DODDS track records fall in first day
Patch senior Julia Lockridge set two records Friday in the opening day of the DODDS European Track and Field Championships.
In the morning, she set the DODDS-Europe record in the girls’ 1,600 meters in a time of 5 minutes, 10.26 seconds, breaking the 2014 record of 5:12.48 set by Ramstein’s Madison Morse.
Later, she followed by breaking a much-longer held record with a 2-minute, 16.67-second finish in the girls’ 800. The record, wihch had stood since 1980, was held by Carla Wyndham of American School of London: 2:17.60.