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VHS Track Wins Meet

The Vidalia Indians track and field teams won the No Fooling Around Invitational.

The boys and girls teams both won by large margins as they defeated Baldwin County, West Laurens, Dublin, Hawkinsville, and Wilcox County.


There were several 1st place finishes for the Lady Indians in the meet. Sarah Owen led the way with three 1st place finishes, all in the distance races. She took 1st in the 800m, 1,600m, and the 3,200m runs. Myesha Hall took 1st in the 200m dash and the long jump and was 2nd in the triple jump. Kyleigh Johnson was 1st in both the 100m and 300m hurdles. Jasmine Smith took the throwing events with 1st in the shot put and in the discus. And Moriah Wardlaw was 1st in the 400m dash. Also finishing in the top three were Samara Troupe with 3rd in the 100m, Kaitlyn Allen with 3rd in the 1,600m, Jakerra McRae was 3rd in the 300m hurdles, and Diamond McCray was 3rd in the discus.

The 4x100m relay team of Johnson, Allen, Owen, and Hall took 1st place and the 4x400m team of Johnson, Wardlaw, Troupe and Treyunna Roundtree finished in 3rd place.


Michael Madison took first place in the 100m and 200m dashes for the Indians. Brandon Beasley was 1st in the 400m dash and the triple jump, and was 3rd in the long jump. Luke Palmer was 1st in the 800m run, 2nd in the 3,200m and was 3rd in the 1,600m. Kaylan Johnson was 1st in the long jump and 2nd in the triple jump. Jaylin Burns was 1st in the shot put. Sinclair Williams finished in 2nd in the 200m dash and was 3rd in the high jump. Matt Hill was 2nd in the long jump and was 3rd in the triple jump. Jordan Powell took 2nd in the high jump, Clay Morris was 3rd in the 110m hurdles, and Camron Glasper was 3rd in the 300m hurdles.

The 4x100m relay team of Williams, Powell, Madison and Jaedyn Stanley finished in 1st place, and the team of Hill, Morris, Tre Adams, and Tyran Jacobs took 2nd place. The 4x400m relay team of Williams, Powell, Beasley, and Marquell Middleton also finished in 1st place.

Head Coach Mandy Godbee said, “These athletes continue to grow and improve each week. Our 400 runners showed the most improvement this week with Brandon Beasley and Moriah Wardlaw both turning in their personal bests and winning the event. Their hard work is paying off! Throwers Jasmine Smith and Diamond McCray both had personal bests in the discus. These athletes are pulling in valuable points for the team as they climb the state ranking!”

The Indians will travel to Albany to compete in the Westover Relays on April 9.

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