East Union track wins first divison championship
In its first year competing in the sport, East Union earned division titles for both the track and field events last week at Byhalia.
Competing against Hamilton, New Site and Okolona, East Union, the Urchins finished with 162 points in the track events and 62 in the field events. The following athletes finished in the top four of their respective events, advancing to the regional competition at Potts Camp on April 28:
Track events: Girls 3200 meter run: Karman Skelley and Haleigh Snyder; Boys 3200 meter run: Zach Rowan and Joey Pace; Girls 100 meter hurdles: Beth Skelley and Hannah Courtney; Boys 110 meter hurdles: Kentrell Milsap and Khallid Norfleet; Girls 100 meter dash: Jade Anderson and Denira Shawver’ Boys 100 meter dash: Jonathan Thomas and Vadale Rucker; Girls 4×200 meter relay: East Union, first place; Boys 4×200 meter relay: East Union, third place; Girls 1600 meter run: Haleigh Snyder and Beth Skelley; Boys 1600 meter run: Ryan Skelley and Austin Hannah; Girls 4×100 meter relay: East Union, second place; Boys 4×100 meter relay: East Union, first place; Girls 400 meter dash: Katie Rowan and Connie Hutchens; Boys 400 meter dash: Christian Mclellan and Ryan Skelley; Girls 300 meter hurdles: Beth Skelley and Hannah Courtney; Boys 300 meter hurdles: Kentrell Milsap and Chris Tables; Girls 800 meter run: Katie Rowan and Karman Skelley; Boys 800 meter run: Ryan Skelley and Christian Mclellan; Girls 200 meter dash: Jade Anderson and Connie Hutchens; Boys 200 meter dash: Blake Spruill and Broderick Montgomery; Girls 4×400 meter relay: East Union, first place
Boys 4×400 meter relay: East Union, first place
Field events: Girls long jump: Denira Shawver; Boys long jump: Chris Tables and Vadale Rucker; Girls high jump: Katie Rowan; Boys high jump: Vadale Rucker and Dontrell Lattimore; Girls shot put: Yadasha Daniels and Katlin Prewett; Boys shot put: Nicky Greszler and Evan Bullock; Girls discus throw: Katlin Prewett; Boys discus throw: Evan Bullock; Girls triple jump: Denira Shawver and Allie Epting; Boys triple jump: Broderick Montgomery and Khallid Norfleet
North half will be held on Saturday, May 5.
About Chris Elkins
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