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Westover sweeps region track titles

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The Westover Patriots and Lady Patriots each staked their claim at area dominance on the track Thursday, sweeping the Region 1-AAAA track and field titles.

The Patriots scored 177 points to earn their fourth straight region title, highlighting the victory with a comeback 4x400 relay victory.

Tyler Sheffle held off Monroe's Tymashye Kendrick for the win.

Sheffle says it was all about continuing their region dominance.

"I knew I had to pick it up. When he passed me, I looked over and told myself I could not give up," he says. "This is the race that we need to show off, because this is our town and we try to keep it that way each year."

Albany finished third, while Americus-Sumter took fourth.

The Lady Patriots just edged out Monroe for the girls' championship, 190-181.

Dougherty finished third, and Albany came in fourth.

BOYS' FINAL RESULTS

1. Westover              177

2. Monroe               131.50

3. Albany                 125.50

4. Americus-Sumter     58

5. Dougherty               34

6. Crisp Co.                 29

T7. Cairo                     27

T7. Worth Co.              27

GIRLS' FINAL RESULTS

1. Westover            190

2. Monroe                181

3. Dougherty             68

4. Albany                   49

5. Crisp Co.               48

6. Americus-Sumter   35

7. Cairo                     30

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