Royal, Murdock earn all-State honors despite dreary conditions at 7A meet



BENTONVILLE — Senior Alexis Royal and junior Melinda Murdock earned all-State honors withtop three finishes under dismal weather conditions at the 2013 Class 7A State Track championship meet on Thursday at Bentonville High School.

Royal scored 18 points and Murdock 10 as the Lady Hornets finished seventh with 38 points in the 16-team field. The hosting Lady Tigers captured the title with 139 points with Fayetteville second with 101.

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