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Louisa County's Javanique Burruss Breaks 55 Meter Hurdle State Record

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Louisa County high school track star Javanique Burruss broke her own state record and grabbed multiple state titles at the Virginia AA Indoor State Track Meet.

Burruss said, "it feels amazing. Its my senior year so I wanted to go out with a bang. I didn't get all the marks that I wanted to but I did my best and I'm a four time state champion again!"

Saturday she set a state record in the 55 meter hurdle by crossing the finish line in 8.18 seconds to beat out her old time: 8.25 seconds.

"I'm not always trying to break a record but when it gets to the big meets in practice I train harder and I do my best so that when I do get here I can break my own records," said Burruss.

Earlier in the morning she trumped her competition by an entire foot in the long jump as she reached 18 feet 4 1/4 inches to take the state title in the long jump.

Burruss's last competition was the triple jump and she sealed yet another state title as she jumped 37 feet and 9 inches for the Lions.

Louisa County track coach Jerry Cutright said, "Its very satisfying. Especially in the triple jump because she added about a foot and a half on the last jump from the previous jump. That just showed a lot of determination on her part and that's a big part in becoming a better athlete."

The Louisa County stand out is now gearing up for the outdoor track season.

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