Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Timberland Wolves track program put up a strong showing in the Region 7AA track meet on April 24, with 10 athletes winning region titles and all-region standing while sending a total of 27 track and field athletes to the Lower State qualifier on May 4.
The Wolves won region titles in the 1600-meters, 800-meters, 200-meters, 100-meters, 4x800 relay for the girls; and the triple jump, 800-meters and the 4x100 relay for the boys.
The Wolves finished second on both sides to double region champion Lake City.
“I'm pleased with our showing,” said THS girls Coach Joy Elizondo. “We had some bad luck with injuries the last two weeks that cost some points but we finished runner up with a handful of kids. They competed well.”
The Wolves crowned 10 region champions in eight events with Alliyah Reeves winning three region titles in the 1600-meter run and the 800-meter run, and as a member of the winning 4x800 relay team.
Anastasia Kinlaw won the 100- and 200-meter dashes while DeAndre Pressley took the 100-meter dash crown for the boys and was a member of the winning 4x100 relay team.
Austin McKinney took top spot in the triple long jump and as a member of the 4x100 relay team.
The 4x800 relay girls relay team consisted of Reeves, Bailey Faulk, Jessica Elizondo and Hannah Halvorson.
Fred Reeves won in the 800-meter run for the boys and the 4x100 team of McKinney, Pressley, Daniel Robinson and Drake Campbell took the region crown for the boys.
The following Timberland track athletes qualified for the Lower State qualifier by finishing in the top four in their respective events: Tamarra Robinson, 100-meter dash, long jump, 200-meter dash, and the 4 x100 relay; Anatasia Kinla, 400-meter run and the 4x100 relay; Jordan Smith and DaKayla Gibbs in the 4x100 relay; Alliyah Reeves in the 3200-meter run; Bailey Faulk in the 1600-meter run; Kevin McCray, shot put and discus throw; Austin McKinney, high jump, 200-meter run; Fred Reeves, 1600-meter run; Daniel Robinson, triple long jump; Cory Port, 3200-meter run; the 4x800 relay team of Keenan Williams, Devonte Lampkin, Alex White and Fred Reeves; and the 4x400 relay team of Bernard Harmon, DeAndre Pressley, Zavon Whitaker and Daniel Robinson.