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Hillhouse’s Precious Holmes, Staples’ Henry Wynne a Record-Breaking Duo

March 31, 2013

By Mary Albl, Minuteman News Center

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Staples senior Henry Wynne and Hillhouse senior Precious Holmes met for the first time on a rainy March afternoon inside the Floyd Little Athletic Center.

A few courtesy exchanges took place before they found common ground.

“I was cheering for you,” Holmes said. “Somebody asked me if I knew you, and I said no.”

Wynne gave a laugh.

Holmes was referring to March 10, when the two ran at the historic Armory Track and Field Center in New York at the New Balance High School Indoor Nationals.

Each won a pair of national titles; Wynne in the Mile and as the anchor of the distance medley relay, Holmes in the 400 and as the third leg of the 1600 sprint medley relay.

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