Newton girls win: Garcia does well in triple jump, long jump

Newton High School freshman Savannah Garcia competes in long jump on Monday during the NHS meet in North Newton. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Savannah Garcia’s godmother Maggie Smet of Newton calls Garcia a freshman phenom. There’s a reason for that. The day before the meet last week in Winfield, the Newton High School student learned how to do the triple jump, and the next day, the varsity athlete took first at the meet. “So she beat sophomores, juniors, seniors,” Smet said. That Thursday

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