EA boys win first home track, field meet; girls finish 2nd

Published 10:42 am Thursday, March 9, 2023

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Escambia Academy’s boys’ track and field team compiled 149 points to win their home meet March 8 in Canoe.

The girls finished second with 91 points.

Both squads put together good long distance finishes to notch their finishes at the top of the field.

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EA athletes who finished in the top six of each event included:

  • Girls high jump – Camille Nichols, third place; and Annalesia Thompson, fourth place
  • Boys high jump – Cameran Bryan, fourth place
  • Girls long jump – Tava Johnson, fifth place
  • Girls shot put – Mary Ruth Dortch, fifth place
  • Girls 100-meter hurdles – Kimorah Goldsmith, fifth place
  • Boys 110-meter hurdles – Luke Bell, second place
  • Boys triple jump – Bell, fourth place
  • Girls discus throw – Dortch, sixth place
  • Boys discus throw – Blake Hardy, fifth place
  • Girls 4×200-meter relay – EA, fourth place
  • Boys 4×200-meter relay – EA, third place
  • Girls 4×800-meter relay – EA, first place
  • Boys4x800-meter relay – EA, second place
  • Boys 300-meter hurdles – Bell, first place; and Yadarius McNeal, second place
  • Girls 1600-meter run – Paris Bennett, sixth place
  • Boys 1600-meter run – Danny Doerr, first place
  • Girls 4×100-meter relay – EA, third place
  • Boys 4×100-meter relay – EA, first place
  • Girls 400-meter dash – Anna Chesley Robinson, fifth place
  • Boys 400-meter dash – Shawton Riley, first place; and McNeal, fifth place
  • Girls 800-meter run – Alexis Strength, first place; and Poarcha Bailey, sixth place
  • Boys 800-meter run – Eli Covington, first place; and Doerr, second place
  • Boys 200-meter dash – Riley, first place; and Andrew Bennett, fifth place
  • Girls 4×400-meter relay – EA, second place
  • Boys 100-meter dash – Riley, first place
  • Girls 3200-meter run – Bennett, first place; Strength, second place; and Tahtianna Rodriguez, sixth place
  • Boys 3200-meter run – Doerr, second place; Covington, third place; and Patrick Byrd, sixth place