3 win track and field championships

Three won individual championships at the GHSA Class AAAAA/AAAAA state track and field meet held May 9-11 in Carrollton.

Veterans High’s Mackenzie Walls won the 3200-meter run (with a time of 10:55.90) – she was also fourth in the 1600-meter run (5:12.14).

Wesley Steiner, representing Houston County High, won the discus throw (176-05) – he was also fourth in the shot put (46-11.00) and Warner Robins High’s O’Lando Hicks won three adapted sports events. He was first in the 200-meter wheelchair dash (44.34), the 800-meter (wheelchair) run (3:18.71) and the shot put (20-08.000).

Others making it out of the preliminaries – where applicable – and earning a finish in the top 16 or higher were: India Turk for Houston County. She was runner-up in the long jump (19-06.00), fourth in the triple jump (38-06.25) and eighth in the high jump (5-00.00).

Also, Kyah Plummer for the Bears was fourth in the triple jump (46-11.00). Shaianne Sipsey for Veterans was third in the triple jump (38-04.50) and Jordan Ross for Houston County fifth in the high jump (6-04.00).

Thomaya Brown for Warner Robins was eighth in the high jump (5-00.00), Asha Jennings for the Lady Warhawks 12th in the long jump (17.00.50), Zemay Carson for the Demonettes 10th in the shot put (35-06.25) and Zaida Carson eighth in the discus throw (116-02).

Jasmine Bailey for Northside was 13th in the pole vault (8-00.00). In the girls shot put, Bryanna Brooks for the Lady Eagles and Marquia White for the Lady Bears were 10th and 14th, respectively (34-08.25 and 33-04.25). White was also sixth in the discus throw (118-09).

Devontae Glass for Warner Robins was seventh in the 110-meter hurdles (14.99). He was also eighth in the triple jump (45-11.50). Warhawk Travis Tolbert was ninth in the pole vault (12-06.00), Ryan Dumas for the Demons 11th in the discus (132-06) and Soloman Daniels for Houston County 14th in the pole vault.

In the Class AAAA meet held during the same timeframe in Albany, Perry’s Antwan Fann was fourth in the shot put (50-07.00). Malik Mullins was eighth in the 110-meter hurdles (15.41) and ninth in the high jump (6-02.00). Tretavious Jones was 14th in the triple jump (42-06.00) and Jaylen Johnson 14th in the discus (132-08).