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On April 1, seventh grader Brittney Roth, daughter of Robert and Nicole Roth, set a new girls track record for Newcomerstown Middle School with a time of 5:47.00 for the 1600 meter run. With this time, she took first place in that event at the tri-meet against Claymont and Tusky Valley, and broke the previous long-standing record of 5:53.9, which was set back in 1982 by S. Baker. Roth now owns two school records at the middle school -- the 1600 meter run and also the cross country record with a time of 12:53.8.