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McDonogh track star gears up for competition in Cuba

McDonogh track star gears up for competition in Cuba

McDonogh junior Dalton Hengst has grown into a high-level distance runner who is so talented that he regularly receives invitations to compete in track meets in various places around the country. He recently ran in Philadelphia and New York and is headed for Boston and North Carolina in the coming weeks.

But the real eye-opener on his travel itinerary is where Hengst is going from May 24 to 29 — Havana.

Hengst and McDonogh coach Jeff Sanborn (and his wife) are headed to Cuba, as the runner will take part in the Caribbean Scholastic Invitational set for May 26-28. In all, 28 track-and-field athletes are representing the United States (14 boys and 14 girls) as part of Team...

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