Pam Pack track moving in right direction|Area roundup

Published 7:12 am Thursday, March 25, 2010

By Staff
Staff Reports
GREENVILLE — Coach Jon Blank has been pleased with the results he’s getting from his athletes this season.
The Washington Pam Pack coach saw his boys notch another victory Wednesday. The Pack finished with 58.5 points, edging out West Craven (57.5) and D.H. Conley (49) at D.H. Conley High School.
“I’m proud of our guys fighting for a tough win against an evenly matched West Craven team,” Blank said. “I think days like today can help us in the long run.”
Josh Brown captured top honors in the 110-meter hurdles (16.00 seconds) and 300-meter hurdles (43.16).
Forrest Latham (117 feet, 9 inches) took first in the discus. William Ellegor added a first in the long jump (19-7) and a fourth in the 200-meter dash (23.03).
Raheam Patterson took second in the 200, but qualified for regionals with his clocking of 22.71 seconds.
The 400 relay team of Ellegor, Patterson, Darnell Windley and Ronnie Woolard (45.41) and the 800 relay foursome of Ellegor, Patterson, Jamal Moore and Raphael Gibbs (1:35.59) also placed first.
The Pack girls finished second with 44 points. Conley won the event (77.5) and West Craven was third (35.5).
“The girls we have keep getting better,” Blank said. “I think they are laying a good foundation for the future of our girls program.”
Alexus Spencer took first in the high jump (4-8), second in the 100 hurdles (18.31) and third in the 300 hurdles (55.54).
Janell Griffin captures first in the 100 hurdles (17.75) and was second in 300 hurdles (55.03).
Shelby Nall took top honors in the 3,200 run (15:41).
Yasmine Horton was second in the 100 dash (13.38), Datisha Redmond tied for second in the 200 (29.03) and Sierra Jefferson was runner-up in the shot put (24-11).
Haley Hiatt tied for second in the 200 (29.03) and was third in high jump (4-4).
Washington competes with Southside at Northside today.