EA boys win track, field meet

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, March 7, 2018

One-hundred-and-nine points.

That was the margin of victory for Escambia Academy’s boys track and field team in their first home meet of the season on Feb. 28.

The Cougars compiled 180 points on the day. Lee-Scott Academy came in second with 71 points, and Bessemer Academy finished third with 66.

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Other than EA, LSA and BA, Tuscaloosa Academy, Clarke Prep, Evangel Christian, Northside Methodist, Edgewood and Lyman competed in the track meet.

For the girls, LSA won by one point over Northside, with 129 points. TA came in third with 88 points.

EA finished in the top four of the following events:

1600 meter relay

• First in boys, 4 minutes, 0 seconds

• Third in girls

3200 meter

• Jackson Bonner, third place, 12:00

200-meter dash

• Kharles Brown, third place

• Shannon Wheat, fourth place

800 meter run

• Jayson Helton, third place

• Jace Daniels, first place

300-meter hurdles

• Chase Bell, fourth place

800-meter relay

• EA, first place

400-meter dash

• Ossie Crusaw, first place

110-meter high hurdles

• Fred Flavors, first place

• Bell, second place

Varsity girls

400-meter dash

• Madalyn Smith, fifth place


• EA, fourth place

400-meter relay

• EA, first and third place

Girls discus

• Cassidy Murphy, first place with a throw of 81 feet, 5.5 inches

Boys shotput

• Nathan Jordan, fourth place

• Jo Nance, third place

Girls long jump

• Mary Thompson Lancaster, third place

Boys long jump

• Flavors, second place

• Patrick McGhee, third place

• Wheat, fourth place

Boys triple jump

• McGhee, third place

EA competed in a meet in Selma on March 5, but is slated to travel to Presbyterian today for a meet in Hattiesburg, Miss.

The Cougars’ next home meet is March 21.