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BPC Track At SSAC Meet

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The Brewton-Parker College men’s track & field competed at the SSAC Outdoor Championship in Mobile, Alabama, last week.

Day 1

On the opening day the Barons finished atop of the team standings ahead of William Carey (Miss.) by four points, holding a team total of 51 points for first place.

Kohlman Greer’s performances in the hammer and discus was the highlight of the day, placing second in the hammer while finishing third in the discus. Greer tossed for 41.55m in the hammer while tossing 40.22m in the discus. Ryder Sasser also finished with a podium placement, earning second in the high jump with a mark of 1.84m.

As for the rest of the throwers, Malik Brown notched third in the hammer with a mark of 37.21m followed by a sixth-place finish in the hammer with a mark of 38.80m. Kanye Fouch finished fourth in the hammer with a toss of 36.93m while also finishing seventh in the discus with a throw of 38.50m. Lastly, Daniel Smith finished fifth in the hammer with a throw of 35.81m followed by a toss of 33.28m for 11th in the discus.

Sasser competed in the long jump alongside Mason Nielsen. Sasser recorded a mark of 5.97m for 11th followed by Nielsen in 14th with a mark of 5.35m. The 4x800m relay team finished in fifth with Jabril Muhammad, Chris Smith, Eric Smith, and DeMario Thomas recording a time of 8:26.31 for four team points.

In the 110m hurdles, three Barons earned topten finishes. Bradley Taylor led with a fifth-place finish and a time of 15.56s while Calab Williams finished in sixth with a time of 15.79. Garrett Ross wrapped up the event in seventh with a time of 16.07s.

In the 10,000m race, Briley Reyes finished in sixth with a time of 38:00.40 followed by Jacob Hackenberry in seventh with a time of 39:24.76. Last for the 100m and 200m races, NiShawn Wise led with a ninth-place finish in the 100m with a time of 10.83s while racing a rime of 22.36s in the 200m for 11th.

Day 2

Brewton-Parker men’s track & field wrapped up the SSAC Outdoor Championship on Saturday in Mobile, Alabama.

The Barons finished fourth in the team standings, earning a team total of 93 points.

NiShawn Wise competed in the 400m race, finishing in fifth place with a time of 50.34s followed by Jamar Smith in 11th and Troy Cristopher in 13th. As for the 800m race, Jabril Muhammad finished 9th with a time of 1:59.49 while Chris Smith and Mason Smith finished 17th and 18th, respectively.

Two Barons earned top-ten placements in the 110m hurdle finals. Calab Williams led with a fifthplace finish, running in a time of 16.12s followed by Bradley Taylor in seventh with a time of 17.50s.

As for the longer events, Briley Reyes ran a time of 17:53.01 for 11th in the 5,000m race while Jacob Hackenberry finished 13th with a time of 18:20.21. During the 3,000m steeplechase, Eric Smith earned fifth with a time of 10:51.24 followed by Hunter Milhollin in ninth with a time of 11:55.78. Jordan Hackett finished 12th, running in the event as well.

The 4x100m relay team of Me’khi Gibson, Warren Hollis, Bradley Taylor, and Micah Alford ran a time of 42.56s for fifth place. The 4x400m relay squad of Wise, Cristopher, Smith, and Muhammad notched a fourthplace finish with a time of 3:33.32.

Both Nathaniel Shields and Rhett Harris competed in the pole vault, but unfortunately did not record a successful mark on Saturday. Jacob Worrell led the Barons in the triple jump with a sixth-place finish, jumping for 12.97m. Jace Upshur followed in 10th with a mark of 11.51m with Derrick Reid behind in 11th with a mark of 11.29m.

For the throws, Matthew Moore led the shot put with a second-place finish and a throw of 13.70m while Malik Brown finished fifth with a mark of 12.49m. Kohlman Greer threw a mark of 11.80m for eighth with Adam Patrick throwing a mark of 11.21m for ninth. Lastly in the javelin, Worrell led with a sixth-place finish and a throw of 41.14m. Greer earned ninth with a mark of 39.94m followed by Jamon Tymes in 11th and Upshur in 13th.

The Barons take on the GSU Classic next week in Statesboro.

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