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VHS Track in Milledgeville

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The Vidalia High School Boys Track and Field team is in mid-season form, taking the Anderson Bentley Jr. Invitational Meet in Milledgeville on Friday. The Indians outpaced their nearest competitor, host Baldwin Co. by 72 points (195 – 123). Brandon Beasley won the high point award, winning the Long Jump and Triple Jump while finishing 2nd in the 400 and 2nd in the 4×200 relay. Other top finishers were Nahvie Berry in the 110h and the 4×200 Relay Team of Cash Driggers, Jamarion Smith, Hunter Loosberg, and Andrew Hodges.

The girls meanwhile finished 5th behind Baldwin Co., Perry, New Hampstead, and West Laurens, with Takaiyah Bacon taking 1st in the Triple Jump and the 4×400 Relay team of Hannah Pittman, Ava Neesmith, Takaiyah Bacon, and Mischa Wardlaw taking first.

Vidalia Head Coach Mandy Godbee was pleased with the results saying, “We stepped up to tougher competition this week and faced off with some state champions and larger schools. I am proud of the work and development of both teams.”

The Indians will host the Indian Invitational on Friday, March 17, at Buck Cravey Field beginning at 4:00.

Below are the Team Results and Individual Results for each event in which VHS participated: Boys Team Results:

1st Vidalia – 195, 2nd Baldwin HS – 123, 3rd Perry – 109, 4th New Hampstead – 99, and 5th Washington County – 56.

Boys Top Finishers:

100m- Tyran Jacobs – 3rd, 110h – Nahvie Berry – 1st, 200m – Tyran Jacobs – 2nd, 1600m – Andrew Hodges – 3rd, Chamlee Evans 4th – (PR), 3200m – Chamlee Evans- 2nd, Cash Driggers – 3rd (PR), 400 – Brandon Beasley – 2nd, 800 – Andrew Hodges – 2nd, Cash Driggers – 3rd, Discus- Ahmelion Jones – 3rd, High Jump- Jamari Jermon – 2nd, Triple Jump – Brandon Beasley – 1st, Jamari Jermon – 3rd, Long Jump – Brandon Beasley – 1st, and Jamari Jermon – 3rd.

4×100 Relay-Antonio Barron, Ronald Pointer, AJ McClendon, Tyran Jacobs – 3rd, 4×400 Relay – Nahvie Berry, Jamarion Smith, Alton Boles, Omarion Oglesby – 3rd, 4×800 Relay – Cash Driggers, Jamarion Smith, Hunter Loosberg, Andrew Hodges – 1st, and 4×200 Relay – Antonio Barron, Brandon Beasley, AJ McClendon, Tyran Jacobs – 2nd.

Girls Team Results:

1st Baldwin HS – 142, 2nd Perry – 138, 3rd New Hampstead, 4th West Laurens, and 5th Vidalia.

Girls Top Finishers:

100h – Dashia Ford – 2nd, Ava Neesmith – 3rd, Shot Put-Shayla Bennett – 2nd (PR), Triple Jump-Takaiyah Bacon – 1st, and 4×400 Relay – Hannah Pittman, Ava Neesmith, Takaiyah Bacon, Mischa Wardlaw – 1st.

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