The Emerald Track & Field Program had a stellar night at the Region Championships on Wednesday. The ladies finished 2nd in the Region behind the performances of Region Athlete of the Year Elizabeth Self, who won the 100 hurdles, 400 hurdles, long jump, and triple jump. Haley McLaughlin defended her region pole vault title, and added a high jump title as well. Region runner-up positions included Madeline Williams in high jump, Rose Whitt in the 800m, and Tanaizah Searles in long jump.
The men finished third in the region, their best finish in over 4 years. They were anchored by Cody Jay, who won the region title in shot put. Treyshawn Chamberlain added a 2nd place finish in the 100m, while Emmett Kelley finished third in both the 110m and 400m hurdles. Jamil Martin was third in the high jump and long jump.
Coach Payne would like to congratulate ALL of his athletes for performing so well and achieving personal bests.
The following athletes finished in the top 4. They will compete next weekend at the Upper State Qualifier, hosted by Seneca High School.
- Deia Brown – 4x800m
- Pilar Calhoun – 100m, 200m, 4x100m
- Oleah Cannady – 4x100m, 4x400m
- Mary Grace Compton – 4x800m
- Jo Beth Darby – 4x800m
- Anniken Hamrg – SP
- Emma Lewis – 4x800m
- Blaise McCarty – PV
- Haley McLaughlin – HJ, PV, 4x400m
- Jameiya Newson: HJ, 4x100m, 4x400m
- Tanaizah Searles: LJ, 4x100m
- Elizabeth Self: 100H, 400H, LJ, TJ
- Rose Whitt: 800m, 1600m, 4x400m
- Madeline Williams: HJ, TJ
- Joseph Castillo – 800m, 4x400m, 4x800m
- Treyshawn Chamberlain – 100m, 4x100m
- Anthony Conklin – 4x400m, 4x800m
- Chace Farmer – 4x100m
- Jonathan Hines – 4x800m
- Cody Jay – SP
- Emmet Kelley – 110H, 400H, 4x400m
- Jamil Martin – LJ, HJ
- Jaylon McCaslan – 400m, 4x100m, 4x400m
- Hampton Warner – 4x800m
- Myles Williams – 100m, 4x100m
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