2nd place to me. hahahahaha
Tedder places second in Hershey track meet ANDVIRnVTBlFS Sporll Hrtter Jay Tedder of Murfreesboro recently competed In the National Hershey's Track and Field meet In Hershey, Ptu and won second place In the standing long Jump. Running for the Murfreesboro Recreation Department's Department's track club, Tedder Jumped a personal high of 8-feet-3 8-feet-3 8-feet-3 8-feet-3 8-feet-3 Vi Inches, which trailed only winner Jared Passmore of Pleasant Grove, Utah who Jumped 8-6 8-6 8-6 14. "Finishing second, I couldn't be disappointed, but I still think I can do better in the future," said Tedder. Tedder Is an all-around all-around all-around athlete who also plays baseball, basketball and Is currently the quarterback quarterback on the football team at Central Middle School This past summer was his first experience running running track and It was an injury that got him started In the sport "I broke my arm and that's when I decided to sign up for track, because I really couldn't do anything anything else," said Tedder. His accomplishments show his outstanding athletic athletic ability. Tedder had to win qualifying meets to reach the Hershey competition. First Tedder competed to the district meet where he won In the standing long Jump and 800-meter 800-meter 800-meter run which advanced him to the region, where he also won first place In those same two events. Then In the state meet In Memphis, Tedder finished finished second In the 800 and won the state title In the standing long Jump. It wasn't an automatic selection to go to the prestigious prestigious national meet in Hershey, as Tedder's Jump had to beat seven other state champions In an eight state region, which It did. Tedder said equipment and keys were two reasons reasons he had bis best Jump in the nationals. "They gave us lighter shoes which really helped," said Tedder. "They also had very good conditions to Jump in they had a nice jumping pit and they swept It off after every Jump." " Tedder, who says his father Doug is his main coach and trainer, has two more years of eligibility to compete In the Hershey meet and he wants to return return to Hershey. "I would definitely like to go back and try and get a first place," said Tedder.