Barons Run At GSU
Courtesy of BPC
The Brewton-Parker College men’s track and field program competed at the Georgia Southern Spring Classic in Statesboro on Saturday of last week. The Barons earned the first-place finish with 158 team points. Brewton-Parker recorded a total of nine firstplace finishes on Saturday with eight being individual performances. Jamon Tymes notched a pair of first-place finishes for the day with wins in the javelin and the 110-meter hurdles. In the hurdles, he finished with a time of 14.86 seconds while following up with a 38.92-meter performance in the javelin.
Kohlman Greer earned first in the discus with a throw of 37.28 meters. For the long and triple jumps, La’eeq Mahdi picked up a pair of firstplace placements. In the long jump, he recorded a mark of 6.38 meters followed by a jump of 13.33 meters in the triple jump.
Nathaniel Shield recorded a first-place finish in the pole vault with a mark of 4.29 meters. For the high jump, Jaylen Green finished second with a mark of 1.93 meters.
The 4×400 relay squad of Deandrea Jolly, Warren Hollis, DeMario Thomas, and Jaylen Mable finished with a time of 3:32.36 for first place. The 4×100 relay team of Colt Brantley, Brandon Schultz, Ty’Sheem Denton, and Hollis finished second with a time of 42.69 seconds.
Bradley Taylor competed in both the 110 and 400 hurdle events. He finished second in both with a time of 15.24 in the 110 followed by a time of 57.03 during the 400. For the 800-meter finals, Thomas finished second with a time of 2:03.85. Three BPC runners competed in the 400-meter finals. Mable led crossing the finish line in first with a time of 49.35 followed by Jolly in second with a time of 50.32 and Hollis in third with a time of 50.74. Denton competed in both the 100 and 200 dash events. He finished second in both events, recording a time of 10.87 in the 100 while running a time of 21.92 in the 200. Brantley also ran in the 100 event, recording a time of 11.14 for third place. BPC is slated to compete at the Life University's Last Chance Meet on May 6.