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Heritage opens track season; Trinity runs at Chapel Hill


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  • Feb. 27, 2018 - 11:27 PM

Heritage opens track season; Trinity runs at Chapel Hill

The Newnan Times-Herald

The Heritage Hawks kicked off their track season at Landmark on Saturday.

The Lady Hawks finished third out of nine teams. The boys represented in the field with Jack Stanley finishing third in the discus and fourth in the shot.

The girls 1,600-meter relay team of Katie Cox, Kailey Waltermire, Sovi Wellons and Catherine Hallman finished first with a time of 4:40.

Wellons continues to impress with first place finishes in the 1600 meters (5:35) and first in the 800 meters (2:30).

Catherine Hallman finished second in the 800 meters with a personal best of 2:30.61. Ben Carnazzo finished sixth in the shot and ninth in the discus.

Kelstyn Porter also finished 6th in 200m (29:84) while Hailey Bracey posted a 32:80 respectfully in her first meet ever.

Keera McDonald also finished eighth in the 100 meters while Emily Walker finished fifth in the 300m hurdles and sixth in the long jump.

Katie Cox also finished the long jump in seventh place. 

Eighth grader Grant Augustine competed with the varsity posting respectful times of 1:10 in the 400 meters and 2:49 in the 800 meter run.

“It was a great start to our season. I look forward to this group growing and improving as the season progresses,” said head coach D.J. Clay

Trinity track and field team participates in Chapel Hill All-Comers Meet

The Trinity track and field teams participated in the Chapel Hill All-Comers meet Saturday.

The Lions’ Alex DeBoy (10:14) captured the 3200 meters, while teammate Hans Troyer (10:19) was second. 

Alex Seymour was fifth in the shot put with a distance of 42 feet, nine inches.

DeBoy and Troyer added to their strong showings in the 3,200 with top-10 finishes in the 1600. Troyers was seventh (4:38.39) and DeBoy (4:42.41) 10th.

The Lions’ Kyle McGuire (52.02) was fifth in the 400 meters, while Alex Wall- ing (20:11) was fifth in the 110-hurdles.

Bartley Truskolaski finished 15th (23:84) in the 200 meters.

David Freeman was 13th (2:12.69) was in 800 meters.

The Lions 400 relay team of Jalen Neal, Kyle McGuire, Truskolaski, and Jake Goodman (45.61) finished 11th.

Trinity’s 1,600 relay team of Kyle McGuire, Troyer, Freeman, and Trus- kolaski (3:46.42) was 13th.

Brian McGuire also finished 11th in the triple jump with a lead of 32 feet, inches.

In the girls portion of the meet, Trinity’s Claire Geerlings finished 10th (1:04.96) in the 400 meters.

The Lady Lions’ Faith Robertson (2:44.42) was 14th in the 800 meters, and teammate Sami Bourque (2:46.64) was 16th.

Robertson also finished 16th (5:59.63) in the 1600 meters.

The Lady Lions’ Bre Porter was 17th (22.22) in the 100-meter hurdles.

Trinity’s 400 relay team of Claire Carson, Geerlings, Anicka Cowen and Sarah Leyimu was 11th.

In the 1,600 relay, the Lady Lions squad of Geerlings, Carson, Reagan Rogers and Leyimu finished 13th.

Morgan Ross finished 10th in the long jump with a leap of 13, feet, eight inches. Analise Stierwalt was 12th in the discus (65-04).

HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE

Lady Cougars open season at Whitewater

The Newnan High School girls lacrosse team dropped Friday’s season opener in a 10-7 decision against Whitewater.

Mallory Williams finished with three goals to lead the Lady Cougars’ scoring attack.

Sarah Dougherty and Kandace Bene- field scored two goals each.