E.A. Sports Today

Weaver on track

Several Calhoun County teams report big days in their state sectional track meets over the weekend

By East Alabama Sports Today

WEAVER: The Bearcats finished second to Piedmont in their sectional and qualified 19 athletes for their state meet in Cullman. Giovanni Mosley won the 100 and 110 hurdles, Brannon Bellar was second in the 200 and the boys 4×400 relay won.

Among the other placers were Maurice Goodman (100, sixth); Shamar Spinks (100, eighth); Gary Wallace (800, sixth) and Tayanna Perry (100, seventh).

Bearcats coach Marcus Herbert called it “a rewarding feeling” to have so many qualifiers.

“The quote hard work pays off came to light this weekend for both our boys and girls teams,” Herbert said. “It’s just a blessing to see so many athletes place.

“We even had a few softball and baseball players come out and they placed with, honestly, a week and a half of practice. Truly unbelievable.”

OHATCHEE: The following is a list of Ohatchee’s state qualifiers

3200: Jayda Fair, Victoria McRaney.
1600: Jayda Fair.
400: Kourtney Shuler.
100: Hannah Howell.
4×400 Relay: McKenzie Hanks, Malori Blackmon, Kourtney, Ally McCoy.
4×800 Relay: Jayda Fair, Kourtney Shuler, Ally McCoy, Victoria McRaney.
4×100 Relay: Anna Bryant, Brook Baswell, Amber Dulaney, Hannah Howell.
100 Hurdles: Courtney Poole, Ally McCoy.
300 Hurdles: Ally McCoy.
Pole Vault: McKenzie Hanks.
High Jump: Marli Hanks.
Discus: Marli Hanks.
Long Jump: Courtney Poole.
Javelin: Courtney Poole, Kourtney Shuler.
Shot Put: Courtney Poole (champion).

3200: Gabe Hammonds.
4×800 Relay: Evan Keller, Houston Walker, Brian Jennings, Gabe Hammonds.
110 Hurdles: Tyler Hester.
Pole Vault: Brennan Wink.
Discus: Austin Snelling.

WHITE PLAINS: The Lady Wildcats set three school records on the first day of their sectional.

Grey Young set the record in girls javelin, Jordan Sabree in girls triple jump and Alyssa Hudgins in girls 400.

Overall, the team won medals in boys and girls javelin, girls 400, boys pole vault, boys long jump, boys 4×800 and boys 1600. All medalists qualified for state.

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