By BOB PUTNAM
© St. Petersburg Times, published April 28, 2001
Admiral Farragut, despite not having an individual champion, won the Class A, Region 3 meet at Orlando First Academy late Thursday.
The Blue Jackets earned most of their points in the field events and distance races, scoring 92 to beat runner-up Shorecrest (57). Second-place finishers for Admiral Farragut were Adam Butcher in the shot put and discus and John Biffar in the 3,200 meters.
Keswick Christian's Reed Rudge won the high jump, long jump and triple jump. Other county winners included Indian Rocks Christian's Josh Weaver in the 100 hurdles and Shorecrest's Justin Stempuzis in the 100.
Northside Christian's girls were second to Lakeland Christian with 62 points. Blair Newcomb won the pole vault and Katie Aucremann was second in the discus to lead the Mustangs.
Indian Rocks Christian's Melissa Kotchman won the 1,600 and Keswick Christian's Christa Benton won the 3,200.