Coolidge's Kirven medals at state

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By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
Coolidge’s Dianna Kirven picked up a second place medal in the Class 1A DII Girls 400 Meter Dash and a third place medal in the High Jump at the 2014 UIL State Track Championship held in Austin on Friday and Saturday.
Kirven got off to a great start Saturday afternoon in the 400 Meter Dash and kept some distance ahead of the competition until Clavert’s Tiffany Williams, who was running a couple of lanes over on the inside, broke away to finish in first. Kirven battled to the end, finishing with a time of 58.94.
The Yellowjackets Delvin Smith also competed Saturday morning in the Triple Jump. Smith reached his best distance on his first attempt with a mark of 43-02 that ended up putting him in fourth place at the end of the competition.

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