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Courtesy of Warren County High School

Warren County Track and Field athletes celebrate region as they prepare for sectionals.

The Warren County Boys Track and Field team will spend the next week preparing for sectionals on Saturday, May 8 in Banks County, Ga.

According to Coach Steven Simpson, the boys team captured to region title this year.

Ken’Vonte Brinkley won the region for High Jump and placed eighth for the 200 meter dash. Enoch Grier finished in third place for High Jump and fifth for the 400 meter dash. Lorenzo Johnson placed second for Triple Jump and placed fourth for High Jump. Tayvion Robertson won the region for Triple Jump, placed second for Long Jump, placed first for the 110 and 300 meter hurdles.

Jakeem Meadows placed fourth for Triple Jump and placed third for the 400 meter dash. Justyn Stanford placed second for Shot Put. Dennis Thomas Jr. placed first in Discus and finished third in shot put. Ayden Hill placed third in Discus. Rashad Myers placed third in the 100 meter dash. Taurus Wynn finished in fourth place in the 100 meter dash and first place in the 200 meter dash. Kyree Evans placed seventh for the 100 meter dash, fourth for the 200 meter dash, and seventh for the 1600 meter run.

Danquan Baker finished in third place for the 800 meter run. Jarmone Malcolm placed eighth for the 800 meter run and eighth for the 1600 meter run. Tyler Collins finished in ninth place for the 800 meter run and fifth place for the 3200 meter run. Demarion Rhodes finished in sixth place for the 1600 meter run and fourth place for the 3200 meter run. Randy Olive placed third in the 3200 meter run. Corey Leslie placed third in the 110 meter hurdles and fifth in the 300 meter hurdles. Jabari Wilson placed fifth in the long jump. Micola Walker placed fifth in discus and fifth in shot put. Coach Simpson was happy with how the boys team competed.

“Our guys competed to earn enough points to win the region,” Coach Simpson said. “I’m very proud.”

The Warren County Girls Track and Field team is preparing for sectionals on Saturday, May 8 in Banks County, Ga. Coach Corey Flournoy, coach of the Girls Track and Field team was proud of how his team performed.

“They did awesome,” Coach Flournoy said. “They did a great job.”

Tera White, senior, placed first in triple jump, 300 meter hurdles, 400 meter dash, and she was the anchor leg in the 4x1. Trinity Wright, freshman, was first place in the 100 meter dash, the 200 meter dash, and third in the long jump. Alecia Turner, freshman, placed fourth in the 100 meter dash and second in the long jump.

Ahna Thomas, freshman, came in fourth place for the 400 meter dash. Andrea Cobb, junior, placed sixth in the 400 meter dash and seventh in the 800 meter dash. Sylvia Cobb, freshman, finished in third for the 800 meter dash and fifth for the 1600 meter dash. Kimora Bullard, freshman, finished in first place for the 100 meter hurdles and second in the triple jump. Akia Brinkley, sophomore, placed in second for the 100 meter hurdles and third in the 300 meter hurdles.

Kayja Hatcher, junior, finished in third place for discus and first place for shot put. Taylor Leslie, senior, placed fourth in discus. Kendyl Bell, sophomore, placed in fifth in discus. Alaysia Lucas, freshman, placed fourth in the shot put. Mckinsey Scott, freshman, finished in fifth place for shot put.

“This year they gave it their all,” Coach Flournoy said.

According to Coach Flournoy, it was a family atmosphere, when it came to the team.

“It was a family bond,” Coach Flournoy said. “They earned winning the region.”

According to Coach Flournoy, in order to qualify for state, the participants have to place in the top nine in field events and top eight in running events.