Lady Eagles 2A Regional Runner Up

Lady Eagles 2A Regional Runner Up
Posted on 02/23/2022
Lady Eagles 2A Regional Runner Up

Lady Eagles 2A Regional Runner Up

On February 16th the Eagle track team traveled to The Boo Williams Sports Complex in Hampton, Virginia to compete in the Region 2A indoor track meet. There were twelve schools represented. The lady Eagles finished in second place as a team.

Leading the way for the Eagles was Junior, Saye Woodard. She won the long jump with a jump of 15’3 and the triple jump with a jump of 31’ 7 ½. She also finished 3rd in the shot and 4th in the high jump. She has qualified to the state meet in all four events.

Aaliyah Bell, a senior, won the regional shot competition with a put of 31’1.

Also qualifying to the state meet was Sylvia Hemmer, a sophomore, with a 3rd place finish in the 1600 and a personal record of 5:51.78. She also qualified in the 3200 finishing 2nd with a time of 13:31.34.

Sophomore Dejanira Pearl qualified to the state meet by finishing second in the triple jump with a jump of 29’ ¾.

Also placing 6th in the 1000 was junior Laila Jones with a time of 3:56.48.

Freshman Kamani Watkins was 4th in the triple jump and 5th in the high jump and long jump.

Freshman Aliyah Toney was 6th in the triple jump and 7th in the long jump.

The four by 200 relay team of Shakeyah Williams, Shamaila Johnson, Kamani Watkins, and Makayla Nelson finished 5th.

The four by 400 relay team of Laila Jones, Dejanira Pearl, Makayla Nelson, and Saye Woodard placed 4th.

The boy's track team finished 6th out of twelve teams.

Sophomore Jamarion Crawley was 4th in the 55 meters with a time of 6.92 and the 300 with a time of 38.59. Those times qualified him to participate in the state meet.

Senior Alex Wright placed 5th in the 500 meters. Senior Alex Douglas was 6th in the 500.

Junior Jeremiah Bates was 8th. Jeremiah also was 5th in the long jump but had previously qualified to the state meet. He also was 4th in the triple jump.

The four by 400 relay team of Nathan Hamilton, Jeremiah Bates, Alex Douglas, and Alex Wright placed second, earning them a chance to participate in the state track meet.

The State track meet will take place on March 2nd and March 3rd at Liberty University in Lynchburg.