New Albany track competes at district, advances to regionals

New Albany track and field competed for district last Friday, April 20 and on Monday, April 23, with the top four qualifiers advancing to the regional meet at Pontotoc on Saturday, April 28.

The following have advanced to this weekend’s regional meet:
Daniel Drummond, first place in the 3200 and 1600 meter runs; Cade Simmons and Austin Howard qualified in shot put; Austin Howard and Devontae Bradley qualified in discus; Chris Brown qualified in the long jump; Larenz Jones qualified in the triple jump; Morgan Odle, Dajah Cook, Drusilla Crockett, and Kayla Parker qualified in the 800 meter relay; Josh Creekmore, Jay Robinson, Boston Newsome, and Keyshawn Ball qualified in the 400 and 800 meter relays. Yesina Rivera qualified in the 1600 meter run.
Larenz Jones and Kayla Parker qualified in the 400 meter dash, Daniel Drummond and Yasina Riveria qualified in the 800 meter dash, Keyshawn Ball, Jacob Hall, Terrence Gillard, and Larenz Jones qualified in the 4×400 relay.
Next for New Albany is the regional track meet, which will be held on Saturday, April 28th at Pontotoc , begining at 11 a.m.