Lofty goals for Essex freshman

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By Charm Carpenter

Colton Thornburg, a freshman at Essex High School placed second in the state junior high meet last year in the long jump. This year, he is looking forward to the state meet at the high school level. But first he has to do well in the district meet on May 11, at Fremont-Mills.
“I have to beat Jaeger,” Thornburg said. “He’s my biggest competition at this time.”
Jaeger Powers of Fremont-Mills is ranked second in the Corner Conference, with a season best jump of 19-11.

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