Coahulla Creek High School Colts

April 26, 2014

Sectionals for sisters

Fraternal twins looking for a return to state meet

(Continued)

Sectional Qualifiers

The Georgia High School Association will hold 12 sectional meets for boys and girls track and field around the state today — two meets splitting the state for each classification from 2A to 6A, as well as a private school sectional and a public school sectional for Class A. For classes 2A through 6A, the top four finishers in each region meet advanced to their respective sectional meet, with the top eight finishers at sectionals advancing to state. (In the case of running events except the 1,600-meter run and 3,200-meter run, instead of finals there will be two heats. The top two finishers in each heat and four next fastest times from either heat will advance to state.) The girls state meets will be held Thursday through Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany, with the boys state meets May 8-10 at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson. Here’s a listing of local athletes by classification and school from entry lists posted at ghsa.net, with their event or events in parentheses:

Class 2A “B” sectional

At Greater Atlanta Christian School


Murray County boys — Antonio Martinez (1,600), Servio Martinez (3,200); Murray County girls — Keona Brinkman (4x100 relay, 4x400 relay), Chassidy Dixon (4x100 relay, 4x400 relay), Nicole Hammett (4x100 relay), Ciara Hatton (4x100 relay, 4x400 relay), Anniston Long (4x100 relay), Katelyn Richardson (400, 800, 4x100 relay, 4x400 relay), Kim Roberts (4x100 relay), Jenna Stanley (4x400 relay).

Class 3A “A” sectional

At Lakewood Stadium


Coahulla Creek boys — Cameron Burton (shot put), Adam Carmona (400), Tyler Ferguson (triple jump), Josh Foxx (high jump), Sadoth Fraire (3,200), Timmy Hooper (800, 1,600); Coahulla Creek girls — Evelyn Botello (3,200, 4x400 relay), Bethany Goodwin (4x400 relay), Taylor Graham (4x400 relay), Madaline Kalafut (4x400 relay), Morgan King (triple jump, 4x400 relay), Ashton Patterson (shot put), Caroline Theis (4x400 relay); North Murray girls — Megan Pittman (discus).

Class 4A “A” sectional

At Carrollton High School


Dalton boys — Zek Cobb (high jump, long jump, triple jump, 4x100 relay, 4x400 relay), Colton Fromm (400, 4x400 relay), Seth Gabriel (4x100 relay), Hayden Gross (shot put), Juvenal Hernandez (pole vault), Nate Mays (shot put), Jordon McKinney (4x400 relay), Austin Mills (100), Kelvis Rhodes (high jump, long jump, 4x100 relay), Angel Rodriguez (800, 4x400 relay), Chase White (4x400 relay); Dalton girls — Adrianna Bryant (100, high jump, triple jump, 4x100 relay, 4x400 relay), Presley Craig (100 hurdles, 300 hurdles, 4x100 relay, 4x400 relay), Haley Ledwell (4100 relay), Mary Morrow (100), Macie Noles (pole vault), Natalie Ramos (shot put), Gabby Wright (4x100 relay); Northwest Whitfield boys — Nick Bramblett (discus), Dylan Richards (800); Northwest girls — Chae Cunningham (pole vault), Analeigh Hopkins (pole vault), McKinley Hopkins (100 hurdles, 300 hurdles, triple jump), Jen Rivera (800); Southeast Whitfield boys — Corey Barnes (400), Luis Perez (1,600); Southeast girls — Tori Brock (100 hurdles, 4x400 relay), Rana Mashburn (4x400 relay), Wendy Perez (discus), Isabel Salinas (800, 1,600, 4x400 relay), Anissa Sosebee (100 hurdles, long jump), Sarah Sullivan (4x400 relay).

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