Locals compete at Gadsden City open meet 2


Messenger file photo by Chris McCarthy

Gadsden City placed first in five events while Southside won five and Sardis four at the Gadsden City open track and field meet No. 2 on March 18 at GCHS.
The Southside boys took home the most overall medals with 10, while Gadsden City and Sardis girls both had five.
Individually, Sardis’ Torin Bright and Southside’s Jackson Griggs (pictured above) each won two events, Bright in the 110 and 300-meter hurdles and Griggs in the 1600 and 3200-meter runs.
Also competing in the meet were Etowah, Gaston, Glencoe, Hokes Bluff, Albertville, Appalachian, Boaz, Cedar Bluff, Clay Central, Cherokee County, Douglas, Gaylesville, Locust Fork, Pinson Valley, Pleasant Valley, Ragland, Sand Rock, Southeastern, Springville, Susan Moore and Wenonah.
Local first, second and third place winners are listed below.
Girls first place
* Katie Giles, Glencoe: 1600-meter run, 6:04.33
* Kyla Price, Gadsden City: 400-meter dash, 1:04.31
* Maddie Sims, Hokes Bluff, discus, 92-01
* Abby Burns, Sardis: triple jump, 33-11.00
Boys first place
* Torin Bright, Sardis: 110-meter hurdles, 15.14
* NyNy Davis, Etowah: 100-meter dash, 11.10
* Jackson Griggs, Southside: 1600-meter run, 4:46.78
* Tanner Rice, Gadsden City: 800-meter run, 2:09.73
* Brody Lowe, Sardis: discus, 132-01
* Grayson Russell, Southside: 200-meter dash, 22.56
* Aaron Richard, Gadsden City: shot put, 46-05.00
* Torin Bright, Sardis: 300-meter hurdles, 42.22
* Jackson Griggs, Southside: 3200-meter run, 10:31.80
* D’Javi Byers, Gadsden City: high jump, 5-10.00
* The Southside 4×800-meter relay team of Ryan Maudsley, Jackson Griggs, Luke Holcombe and Will Anglea, 8:44.86
* The Gadsden City 4×400-meter relay team of Da’Quandalon Daniel, DeMarcus Macon, Tanner Rice and Ja’Quan Woods, 3:51.38
* The Gadsden City 4×100-meter relay team of Alija Bell, D’Javi Byers, DeMarcus Macon and Jaquan Woods, 44.39
Girls second place
* Abby Rogers, Sardis: 100-meter hurdles, 18.51
* Emani Morgan, Gadsden City: 100-meter dash, 13.30
* Zoie Menk, Southside: 400-meter dash, 1:05.69
* Lily Lewis, Gaston: long jump, 14-03.00
* Kaylee Knight, Glencoe: shot put, 28-00.00
* Chloe Rule, Hokes Bluff: high jump, 4-08.00
* Lily Underwood, Sardis: discus, 77-11
* Emani Morgan, Gadsden City: 200-meter dash, 27.52
* Adalyn Phillips, Southside: 800-meter run, 2:58.65
* Alexis Valentine, Southside, 3200-meter run, 14:25.49
* The Hokes Bluff 4×800-meter relay team of Maddie Sims, Elizabeth Edge, Keira Johnson and Hope Thomason, 11:58.07
* The Gadsden City 4×100-meter relay team of Emani Morgan, Kyla Price, Trinity Price and Amelia Ryan, 52.54
Boys second place
* Grayson Russell, Southside: 100-meter dash, 11.32
* Aaron Richard, Gadsden City: discus, 120-01
* Will Anglea, Southside: 1600-meter run, 4:48.29
* Luke Holcomb, Southside: 800-meter run, 2:11.13
* Will Anglea, Southside: 3200-meter run, 10:37.67
* The Southside 4×100-meter relay team of Damien Hitchcock, Jamvion Jones, Braydon Mayes and Koal Garrett, 44.76
Girls third place
* Adalyn Phillips, Southside: 1600-meter run, 6:26.69
* Abby Rogers, Sardis: 300-meter hurdles, 57.13
* Trinity Price, Gadsden City: 200-meter dash, 27.93
* Keira Johnson, Hokes Bluff: 3200-meter run, 14:47.77
* Lily Underwood, Sardis: shot put, 27-05.00
* Haley Kate Wellingham, Hokes Bluff: high jump, 4-06.00
Boys third place
* Tanner Rice, Gadsden City: 1600-meter run, 4:50.57
* Dylan Johnson, Hokes Bluff: 300-meter hurdles, 47.51 2
* Brody Lowe, Sardis: shot put, 44-11.00
* Sam Kilgo, Southside: triple jump, 37-11.50
* Sam Green, Hokes Bluff: 3200-meter run, 10:45.66


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