Barons Host Track & Field Invitational
Courtesy of BPC
The Barons track and field teams kicked off their season as they hosted their Barons Invitational last weekend.
Brewton-Parker College Women’s Track and Field hosted the Barons Invitational on Saturday afternoon to open the 2023-24 season. The Lady Barons took home a third-place finish out of four teams.
The day was highlighted by a first-place finish in the triple jump from A’Shanti Surrey with a mark of 10.36 meters. Brewton-Parker also gathered first place in the 1,000 meters from Karen Garcia with a time of 3: 35.38.
In the 60-meter dash, Destiny Hanna produced a third-place finish with a time of 8.35s, while Aaliyah Allen got fourth with a time of 8.48s, and Cyntenia Hasley got fifth with a finish of 8.68s.
Mylan Tanner gathered a third-place finish in the 400-meter race with a time of 1:05.54. In the 800 meters, Kayla Phipps ran a time of 3:08.46 for a fifth-place finish.
Hasley gathered a second-place finish for eight points with a finish of 27.85s and was followed by Tanner in third with a time of 27.93s. Allen produced a fifth-place finish with a time of 28.69s.
The Lady Barons will continue their season on Jan. 12 as they travel to Gainesville, Fla., for the Jimmy Carnes Invitational.
Men Brewton-Parker College Men’s Track and Field opened up their 2023-24 season with a second-place finish at the Barons Invitational on Saturday afternoon at their home track in Mount Vernon.
The track events were highlighted by a firstplace finish for Anthony Ferrie in the 800-meter race with a time of 2:04.83. Ferrie was followed by DeMario Thomas with a time of 2:07.96 for a secondplace finish. Jordan Hackett (6th, 2:11.47) and Jonah Galli (8th, 2:15.89) also scored for the Barons in the 800.
Jackob Hackenberry picked up two points for the Barons with seventh place in the 3000-meter race with a time of 10: 10.42.
In the 60-meter hurdles, Bradley Taylor gathered a second-place finish with a time of 8.51s. Taylor was followed by Malachi Williams in third with a time of 9.14s, Yusuf Abuukar in fourth with a time of 9.27s, and Lucas McRae in fifth with a finish of 9.36s. For the 60-meter dash, Hollis Morton was just twohundredths of a second off of the National qualifying standard of 6.91s with a 6.93s, fourth-place finish and was followed by Ty’Sheem Denton in fifth with a finish of 7.04s.
Galli put up five more points for the Barons in the mile run with a time of 4:53.23 for a fourthplace finish. Trey Reid brought in three points with a time of 5:49.12 for sixth place. Errol Quallo gave the Barons six points with a third-place performance with a time of 50.12s in the 400 meters. Sean Williams took home a sixthplace finish with a time of 52.05s. The jump events were highlighted by a second- place finish in the high jump from Quallo with a mark of 1.90 meters. LeRon Smalls finished in third with a 1.80-meter mark. Jonah McNealey produced a second-place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 13.83m, while Geralynn Benton took a seventh- place finish with 12.45 meters, and Derrick Reid finished with a mark of 11.57m to take eighth place. In the long jump, Donta’ Williams gathered seventh with a mark of 6.18 meters. Yabaka Moore produced five points in the shot put with a fourthplace finish and a mark of 13.93 meters. De’Monte Massey picked up a sixthplace finish with a mark of 11.81 meters. Kohlman Greer was able to gather seventh place with a mark of 11.72 meters. Greer also gathered a third-place finish in the weight throw with a mark of 13.54 meters, while Dan Smith got a mark of 12.81 meters for a seventh- place finish and Moore took an eighthplace finish with a mark of 12.19 meters.
The Barons will take a little break from competing, before traveling to Gainesville, Fla., to compete at the Jimmy Carnes Invitational on Friday, Jan. 12.