Despite the horrible weather, the Fighting Irish Men and Women teams rose to the occasion. The Ladies qualified in 6 events and the men qualified in 5 events for the state championship. Here are the qualifying events:
Ladies 4 x 800 relay (Theresa Hagey Kate Saum, Emily Bame, Laney King) 1st Kya Epps 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash 1st in both events Ladies 4 x 200 relay (Malaya Young, Ny Kimble, Olivia Mathis, Kya Epps) 1st Theresa Hagey 1600 meter 5th Kate Saum 1600 meter 6th Laney King 800 meter 4th
Men’s 4 x 100 relay (Santino Moss, Darrian Lewis, Amarion Watson, Shawn Lodge) 4th Dhiren Brickman 400 meter 5th Shawn Lodge 200 meter 3rd Blake Sifferlin pole vault 5th Macyo Williams shot put 3rd
Congratulations to the Men’s team for winning their 6th District title. The guys team has qualified in 8 events to the Regionals. The ladies team has also qualified 8 events to the Regionals. The Ladies just missed the title by 9 points. For both the men and the women, you showed tremendous fight and determination.
Here are the qualifying events to the Regionals and the place they finished at Districts: Ladies: 4 x 800 relay (Theresa Hagey, Emily Bame, Kate Saum, Laney King) (1st) Kya Epps 100 m (1st), 200 m (1st) Theresa Hagey 1600 m (2nd) Kate Saum 1600 m (3rd) Nye Kimble 200 m(4th) Olivia Mathis 400 m (4th) Emily Bame 800 m (2nd) Laney King 800 m (3rd) 4 x 200 relay (Malaya Young, Nye Kimble, Olivia Mathis, Kya Epps) 2nd
Men’s qualifying events:
Darrien Lewis 100 m (1st) Dhiren Brickman 400 m (2nd) Ohajdi Jackson 300 m hurdles (1st) Macyo Williams shot put (2nd) Blake Sifferlin pole vault (2nd) Shawn Lodge 200 m (1st) JaeSon Anderson 200 m (3rd) 4 x 100 relay (Santino Moss, Amarion Watson, Darrien Lewis, Shawn Lodge) 1st 4 x 400 relay (Nasir Madison, Ray McRay, Calil McRay, Dhiren Brickman) 2nd