Lewis sweep throw­ing events at Dal­ton Ro­tary Meet

The Catoosa County News - - WORSHIP DIRECTORY - By Scott Herpst

Raleigh Lewis won two events on Satur­day to help the Her­itage girls’ track team to an eighth­place show­ing at the Ron­nie McClurg/Dal­ton Ro­tary In­vi­ta­tional at Dal­ton High School on Satur­day.

Lewis won her two spe­cial­ties - the shot put (35-feet, 2-inches) and the dis­cus (118-6). The only other top five fin­ish for the Lady Gen­er­als came in the 100 me­ters as Nyziah Moore placed fifth in 13.48 sec­onds.

Hill­grove won the 13-team meet with 151 points, eas­ily out­dis­tanc­ing Rome (70) and Dal­ton (67) for the top spot. Her­itage fin­ished with 35 points.

On the boys’ side, Alex Lacy was fourth in the 300-meter hur­dles at 43.96 sec­onds, while Lavar­ius Hood had a mark of 42-6 in the shot put to place fourth.

Hill­grove also won the boys’ team ti­tle with 156 points. Al­la­toona (131) was sec­ond with Dal­ton (69) tak­ing third. The Gen­er­als (21) placed sev­enth in the 14-team field.

Her­itage will be at South­east Whit­field on Tues­day and at home on Thurs­day be­fore tak­ing part in the Mo­hawk In­vi­ta­tional at Gor­don Cen­tral on Satur­day.

Gor­don Lee dom­i­nates three-team meet

The Gor­don Lee High School boys’ track team won all but two events and dom­i­nated the fi­nal stand­ings in a three­team meet at home this past Thurs­day.

Gor­don Lee fin­ished with 115 points, with LFO a dis­tant sec­ond at 24. Dade County was third with 14 points.

Drew Cobb won the pole vault and 100 me­ters, while Jasper Wil­son won the 800 and set a new per­sonal-best of 4:57 in win­ning the 1600.

Other sin­gle-event win­ners in­cluded Justin Collins (3200), Nathaniel Wright (high jump), Makin­non Young (200), Bai­ley Burns (400), Sam McKee­han (dis­cus) and Don­nie Dees (triple jump).

Wright, Young, Cobb and Lo­gan Hill also teamed up to win the 4x100 re­lay.

Nick Culpep­per was LFO’s lone win­ner as he took first in the shot put and Noah Roberts won the 300 hur­dles for Dade County.

The Lady Tro­jans

were just slightly less dom­i­nant as they won nine events and amassed 87 points. LFO (47) was sec­ond with Dade County (13) bring­ing up the rear.

Ad­di­son Whit­man won the pole vault and the 400, while Gra­cie O’Neal took first in the 800 and the 1600. Tay­lor Hun­ley also won twice, tak­ing first in the 100 hur­dles and 300 hur­dles.

Kate Gil­liam won the 3200 and Gracey Kruse claimed the high jump ti­tle. Whit­man, O’Neal, Kruse and Sam Belue also teamed up to win the 4x100.

The Lady War­riors had two win­ners in Anna Roundtree (dis­cus) and Kaliea Allen (shot put).

Meliah Postell and Erin Jus­tice spring to­ward the fin­ish line dur­ing the girls’ 100-meter event at Ridge­land on Thurs­day. The Her­itage track team is sched­uled in three meets this week, at South­east on Tues­day, at home on Thurs­day and at Gor­don Cen­tral on Satur­day. (Ca­toosa County News photo/Scott Herpst)

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