Watch: Canfield standout sets new meet record at Division I Regional Track and Field Championships

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AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Canfield junior Nick Plant set the new Region 1 and stadium record in the 800 meter run at the Division I Regional Track and Field at Austintown-Fitch High School Friday night.

Watch the video above to see some of the race and reaction from the Cardinals’ junior.

Plant blew the competition away with a time of 1:50.59, over five seconds faster than second place.

The previous stadium record was 1:52.13 set in 2015, and the Region 1 record of 1:52.19 has stood since 1997.

With the win, Plant punches his ticket to the State Championships which are slated for next week.

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