VHS Track Sweeps Relays
The Vidalia High School track and field team traveled to the Central Georgia Relays on Saturday. The Indians had an outstanding showing at the event as both the boys and the girls teams took top honors and won the Championship. There were 17 teams that competed in the event. The Vidalia girls won their title as they scored 104 points. Oglethorpe scored 95 points to take second, and Statesboro scored 93 points for third place. On the boys side Vidalia scored 126 points for their first place finish. Statesboro was second as they scored 81.5 points, and Mary Persons scored 79 points for third place.
Myesha Hall had another solid event as she took 1st in both the long jump and the triple jump for the Lady Indians. Sarah Owens also came away with two 1st place finishes as she took the distance events, the 1,600m and the 3,200m runs. Kyleigh Johnson was 1st in the 300m hurdles, and she was 3rd in the 100m hurdles. Jasmine Smith took 1st place in the shot put and was 3rd in the discus. Diamond Cook finished 2nd in the discus, and Kaitlyn Allen was 3rd in the 1,600m run.
Boys for the VHS boys Michael Madison led the way with 1st in both of the sprints, the 100m and 200m dashes. Matt Hill was 1st in the triple jump and took 2nd in the long jump. Camron Glasper took 1st in the high jump and was 3rd in the 300m hurdles. Kaylan Johnson was 1st in the long jump.
Marquell Middleton finished 2nd in the 400m run. Sinclair Williams was 2nd in the high jump. Luke Palmer was 3rd in the 3,200m run, and Brandon Beasley finished 3rd in the triple jump. The Indian 4x400m relay team of Williams, Beasley, Middleton, and Jordan Powell finished in 1st place. And the 4x100m relay team of Williams, Madison, Jaedyn Stanley, and Tyran Jacobs took 3rd place.
Head Coach Mandy Godbee said the teams competed above expectation, and she is happy with how her teams are performing. 'I am exceptionally proud of all of these athletes. This meet was a true test to see how they would respond to competition. They were very well prepared to exceed their previous performances and to win this meet.'
The Indians hit the track again Friday in the Vidalia Indian Invitational #2, with field events beginning at 4:00 p.m., and the running events starting at 6:00 p.m.