Seahawks compete in consecutive meets

Published 11:53 am Saturday, April 13, 2024

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The Southside High School track was a busy place this week as the Seahawks hosted consecutive meets involving local schools.

The Washington boys and the Southside girls won the first one over John Paul II and Bear Grass.
Josiah Gibbs led the Pam Pack individual boys winners with victories in the 100 meters (11.1), high jump (6’2) and long jump (19’1).

A.J. Privott won the discus (139’), Jaquel Blackledge took the 110 hurdles (21.4), Manuel Meza won the 3200 (12:37), Gabe Davis won the shot put (40’06) and Jacob Daniels leaped 37’9 to win the triple jump.
For Southside, Jacob Taylor won the 300 hurdles (47.2) and Pedro Chavez-Pullman captured the 400 meters in 56.0
On the girls side, Emma Smith led a Southside sweep in the 800 with a time of 3:12. Lelia Jones was second in 3:13, while Elanor Davis and Savannah Phelps tied for third in 3:18.

Tamya Smith won the high jump (4’2), I’Kiriyah Minor took the triple jump (34-10) and Khalia Moore won the shot put (26’05).

Washington winners included Aniyah Gilbert in the discus (78’10), Jamiyah Little in the 300 hurdles (56.5), Inaisia Ward in the 400 (1:18.8, Hailey Broadwell in the 1600 (7:36) and Lydia Smith in the 3200 (14:57)
Southside hosted a Coastal Plains Conference meet Wednesday and finished second to Lejeune in the girls meet and third to Northside in the boys.

Northside boys winners included Faithful Fulcher in the 100 (11.0) and 200 meters (23.5), Tate Gibbs in the shot put (38-03) and discus (129-08), Jackson Steptoe in the 110 hurdles (19.6), Tyson George in the 300 hurdles (56.2) and Andrew Harding in the 800 (2:10).

Southside’s Zay’kwon Tuten won the high jump with a leap of 5’2.

Moore won the shot put (27-03) and discus (75-00) to lead the Southside girls. Tamia McNeal took the 100 hurdles (18.5), and Minor won the long jump (15-0)