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Sloan finishes sixth at state track meet

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By John Herndon

LOUISVILLE Anderson County high jumper Jordan Sloan finished sixth in the KHSAA Class AAA track meet held Friday and Saturday in Louisville. Sloan jumped 6-2 to become the first Anderson performer to score at the state meet since 2004. Sloan survived a scare when he scratched twice at 6-0 but hit his final jump at that height. He made 6-2 on his first try but missed all three attempts at 6-4. No other Anderson performer finished in the top 8, although sprinter Cody Dixon just missed the cut, finishing ninth in the preliminary heats. Dixon was less than .10 of a second away from making the finals.

For a complete look Anderson County at the state track meet, see the June 4 edition of The Anderson News.