Locals medal at Oneonta meet


Photo courtesy of Alex Chaney

Seven members of the Hokes Bluff track and field team and one from Coosa Christian medaled at the Oneonta Meet No. 2 on March 31.
A pair of student-athletes earned two medals for the Eagles. Haley Kate Wellingham took second place in the 400-meter dash at 1:02.77 and third place in the 200-meter dash at 27.48, while Bryer Morrison (pictured above) was runner-up in both the 1600-meter run (4:56.47) and the 3200-meter run (11:06.09).
The lone local gold medal came in the boys javelin, where Conner Wellingham’s throw of 149-3 edged Jasper’s Logan Naramore by five inches.
Also taking home the second-place silver was Hokes Bluff’s Harrison Cummings in the discus at 108-5.
Earning the third-place bronze in the shot put was Coosa Christian’s Kailah East at 30-2 and Hokes Bluff’s Leon Chen at 38-7.

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