Jackson Counter, Lydia Pitts claim crowns

SOUTH BURLINGTON — Mount Abraham Union High School seniors Jackson Counter and Lydia Pitts claimed Division II event championships to highlight local athletes’ efforts at D-II and D-II championship track and field meets on Saturday at South Burlington and Green Mountain Union high schools, respectively.
Counter won both the boys’ shot put and javelin, while Pitts won the girls’ long jump, while also placing second in the 100-meter hurdles and third in the triple jump. Pitts’ title was the 18th of her indoor and outdoor Mount Abe career.
Many other Eagle, Middlebury and Vergennes athletes competed and placed in the two meets, and the Independent will publish full results on Thursday.

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