Titans clean up at GCHS Meet No. 2


Photo: Hokes Bluff’s Haley Kate Wellingham (right) and Gadsden City’s Iyiana Huff compete in the girls 200-mter dash event at the Gadsden City track and field meet No. 2 on March 9 at GCHS. (Courtesy of Alex Chaney)

By Chris McCarthy, Publisher/Editor

The Gadsden City track and field teams came away with 18 medals out of 34 events at the GCHS Open Meet No. 2 on March 9.
The GCHS boys totaled 11 medals, including five gold, while the Lady Titans came away with seven, including four first-place showings.
Multiple individual first-place winners were Glencoe’s Katie Giles in the girls 1600-meter reunion (5:50.58) and 800-meter run (2:38.55) and Gaston’s Kodie Bogle in the boys high jump (5-08) and javelin (141-09).
Gadsden City’s Kyla Price won the 400-meter dash (1:02.17) and was a member of the team’s first-place 4×100-meter relay team along with JeVohnna Sears, Karleigh Sheffield and Mariah Ragland (49.60) and a member of the first-place 4×400-meter relay team along with Ragland, Iyiana Huff and Skylar Stevens (4:38.60). Sheffield won the 200-meter dash with a time of 26 28.
First-place boys performers for Gadsden City were Clyde Curry in the 100-meter dash (11:04), Jackson Camp in the 800-meter run (2:24.32) and Tylan Sims in the 200-meter dash (24.24).
Hokes Bluff’s Breyer Morrison won the 3200-meter run with a time of 11:30.87.
The Titans also won a pair of relay events – the 4×100 with Zyan Gibson, Kerrell Yow, Cameron Rolley and Kamauri Moore at 43.08 and the 4×400 with Rolley, Sims, Caleb Davis and Braydon Mates at 4:09.58.
Price and Sheffield both won a second-place silver, the former in the 200-meter dash (27.64) and the latter in the 100-meter dash (12.64). Also taking second for the Lady Titans was Nyla Franklin in the high jump (4-08).
Hokes Bluff’s Hannah Mayhall, Ella Shaw, Mara Brothers and Aja Aaron took second place in the 4×800-meter relay at 13:34.98.
The GCHS boys took home four silver medals – Zyan Gibson in the 100-meter dash (11.28), Braydon Mayes in the 400-meter dash (54.20), Isaiah Collins in the long jump (19-04) and Christopher Butler in the triple jump (37-07).
Glencoe’s Cason Arther placed second in the 3200-meter run at 11:31.56, while Hokes Bluff’s Conner Wellingham finished runner-up in the javelin at 119-06.
Capturing the third-place bronze for the girls were Hokes Bluff’s Emma Godfrey in the 1600-meter run at 6:38.02) and Coosa Christian’s Kailah East in the shot put at 30-01.50.
Boys third place performances included Gadsden City’s Kerrell Yow in the 100-meter dash (11:41), Hokes Bluff’s Breyer Morrison in the 1600-meter run (5506.29), Westbrook Christian’s Luje Pilotte in the 800-meter run (2:31.74), Gadsden City’s Kamauri Moore in the 200-meter dash (25.98), Gaston’s Kodie Bogle in the triple jump (32-03), Hokes Bluff’s Leon Chen in the javelin (104-00) and the Hokes Bluff boys 4×800-meter relay team of Jasper Moncus, Alex Hudson, Brody Quinn and Ryan Smith (11:11.46).

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