High school track and field athletes from Region 7-AAAAA began their quest for state glory on April 24-25 at West Ashley High School.
They had to place inside the top five of their respective events at the region meet to advance to the Class 5A state qualifier Saturday, May 4 at Spring Valley High School.
The top eight move on to state the following Saturday, also at Spring Valley.
Athletes from Berkeley, Cane Bay, Goose Creek and Stratford combined to win 18 events out of 34 total. Four won multiple events, two each from Berkeley and Cane Bay.
Berkeley sprinter DJ Chisolm was the region champion in the boys 100-meter dash (10.74) and long jump (22-2). Berkeley jumper Jaquoia Williams won the girls long jump (18-03.50) and triple jump (36-0).
Cane Bay’s Zane Jackson doubled up in the boys 1,600-meter run (4:40.96) and 3,200-meter run (10:27.52). Shiann Addison won the girls 200-meter dash (25.29) and 400-meter dash (59.88).
Wando coasted to both the boys and girls team titles. Berkeley was runner-up in boys. Stratford’s girls were third.
For complete results from the Region 7-AAAAA championships, see www.scrunners.com.
Wando 175, James Island 110, Stratford 86, Berkeley 63, Cane Bay 52, Goose Creek 36.
Wando 178, Berkeley 89, Stratford 84, Cane Bay 78, James Island 64, Goose Creek 24.
Region 7-AAAAA champions from the BCSD
Boys 100-meter dash – DJ Chisolm, Berkeley, 10.74
Girls 200-meter dash – Shiann Addison, Cane Bay, 25.29
Boys 200-meter dash – Jeremiah Mack, Berkeley, 22.12
Girls 400-meter dash – Shiann Addison, Cane Bay, 59.88
Boys 400-meter dash – Kareem Lewis, Goose Creek, 49.44
Boys 1600-meter run – Zane Jackson, Cane Bay, 4:40.96
Boys 3200-meter run – Zane Jackson, Cane Bay, 10:27.52
Girls 100-meter hurdles – Sereena McQueen, Berkeley, 16.30
Boys 110-meter hurdles – Jaquon Williams, Berkeley, 15.03
Boys 400-meter hurdles – Owen Smith, Stratford, 58.43
Girls 4x100 – Stratford, 49.66
Boys 4x100 – Berkeley, 41.97 (Morrison, Chisolm, Coats, Mack)
Boys 4x800 – Cane Bay, 8:26.25 (Boudreaux, Calvert, Perrecone, Jackson)
Girls triple jump – Jaquoia Williams, Berkeley, 36-00
Boys triple jump – Walter Williams, Stratford, 40-09.50
Girls long jump – Jaquoia Williams, Berkeley, 18-03.50
Boys long jump – DJ Chisolm, Berkeley, 22-2
Girls discus – Karmen Taylor, Berkeley, 132-00