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By Mary Meaux,
Memorial High School junior Benjamin Scypion fell in love with track and field when he realized he was faster than most of his classmates.
The edge comes in handy for the 16-year-old Scypion, who has run track for three years and specializes in the 400 meters.
Coach Tamela Roberts said Scypion has been putting in extra work and getting better each week.
“We are excited to see what the future hold,” Roberts said.
Scypion said he runs cross country to stay in shape for track season.
His goal for the coming season is to win state in the 400 meters.
The Athlete of the Week honor is sponsored by Town & Country Ford. Learn more at 409-332-4755.
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