April 24, 2014

Picayune Girls win Regional; Boys finish 5th

Submitted by Coach Jerry Todd

Long Beach-- Picayune girls track team continued to impress by winning the regional track meet at Long Beach.
Picayune scored 106 points to rally past Long Beach 102, Pascagoula 99 Gautier 78, West Harrison 70,

George Co 58, East Central 8 and Stone 3.


Goula led  the Lady Tide by more than 30 points after the field events but the Lady Tide won 6 of

the 11 running events to pull out the win. Long Beach took a 4 point lead after the 800 but Q Wilson

and Sarah Richard went 1st and 2nd in the 200 to seal the win. The 4x4 relay  won with their fastest

time of the season, only 3 seconds off the school record but were DQed for a lane violation.

The boys also ran into some bad luck with a DQ after winning the 4x2. The boys finished 5th overall.
 
1st place
Q Wilson-100,200
Sarah Richard- triple jump
Lacey polderman-400
girls 4x1 relay- Wilson, Polderman, Richard, and Jasmon Flowers
girls 4x2 relay- Wilson Polderman, Flowers, and Rekia Telsdale
4x4 relay-Telsdale, Corinne Munson, Kennedi Goff, and Polderman
Coren Nixon-100
4x2 relay- Nixon, Tyler Smith, Jonathan Baker, Russell Whitehead
Tony Washington-400


2nd place
Demarcus Haralson-shot
Sarah Richard-100,200
boys 4x4 relay- Caleo Hill, Washington, Jaylin Dees, Abram Fletcher


3rd place
Ciara Nixon-300 hurdles
Keira Bell-discus
boys 4x1 relay- Whitehead, Smith, Baker, Fletcher
Caleo Hill-800
Malcolm Rawls-long jump


4th place
Arianna Malley-discus
Nina Moran- 100 hurdles
Gelsey Guerra-1600
Keira Bell-shot
Austin Watson-3200
Tyler Smith-200
 
These athletes qualify for South State Meet May 3rd at Long Beach with the

top 4 making the State Meet the following week