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Track Tigers, Lady Tigers capture regular season finale

By By BRUCE HIXON Sports Editor
From this point on, it will be do or die for both the T.R. Miller and W.S. Neal track teams.
Both the Tigers and Lady Tigers closed out the regular season with victories on their home turf Thursday although in vastly different fashions.
The Tigers won 14 events, which included all three relays, and racked 240 points. That total was more than 132 more than their closest competitor. W.S. Neal was third in the meet with 66.
The Tigers got four wins from Antonio Gomez. Gomez took the long jump (21-1 1/4), the triple jump (41-1 1/4), the 100 meter high hurdles (15.17) and the 300 intermediate hurdles (43.34). Michael Jones was a double winner with victories in the 100 meter dash (11.1) and 200 meter dash (22.83). Demetris Preyer also won two events, as he took the javelin (129-3) and discus (124-0 1/2).
The Lady Tigers squeaked past Central 118-114 for team honors on the girls side. W.S. Neal tied for fourth with 41.
Keonshaye Lane, Joy McCorvey and Crystal Higdon were all double winners for T.R. Miller.
Lane won the high jump (4-8) and long jump (14-0), McCorvey took the 100 meter dash (12.36) and 200 (27.09). Higdon came out on top in the 1600 meters (6:18) and 3200 meters (14:03).
T.R. Miller will host the Class 3A Sectional Meet Thursday. Field events get underway at 9:30 a.m.
Boys team scores
1. T.R. Miller 240; 2. Monroe County 108; 3. W.S. Neal 66; 4. Central 39; 5. Escambia Coutny 21; 6. Florala 10
Event results
Shot put: (1st) Chris Johnson (WSN) 44-9 1/2; (2nd) Demetris Preyer (TRM) 39-1; (4th) Mario Daniel (WSN) 34-11; (6th) Justin Gomez (TRM) 33-4
Discus: (1st) Preyer (TRM) 124-0 1/2; (3rd) Jason Maddox (TRM) 100-11; (6th) J. Gomez (TRM) 80-5
High jump: (1st) Damien Jackson (TRM) 5-10; (2nd) Antonio Gomez (TRM) 5-8; (3rd) Trey Paul (TRM) 5-8
Long jump: (1st) A. Gomez (TRM) 21-1 1/4
Triple jump: (1st) A. Gomez (TRM) 41-1 1/4; (2nd) Cecil Thomas (WSN) 35-8 1/2
Pole vault: (1st) Maddox (TRM) 9-6
Javelin: (1st) Preyer (TRM) 129-3; (2nd) Tye Walker (TRM) 121-3; (3rd) Johnson (WSN) 105-3; (4th) Maddox (TRM) 82-3; (5th) Daniel (WSN) 58-4
100: (1st) Michael Jones (TRM) 11.1; (4th) Daniel (WSN) 11.6
200: (1st) Jones (TRM) 22.83; (2nd) Daniel (WSN) 22.93; (3rd) Rodney Lane (TRM) 23.18
400: (1st) Lane (TRM) 51.56; (2nd) Paul (TRM) 51.57; (6th) Chris Byrd (TRM) 58.56
800: (1st) McCorvey (MC) 2:15
1600: (1st) Kelly Stallworth (TRM) 5:23; (2nd) Michael Hunt (TRM) 5:26; (3rd) David Mathieu (TRM) 5:28; (4th) James McCracken (TRM) 5:36
3200: (1st) Ray Dunn (WSN) 11:48; (3rd) Stallworth (TRM) 12:31; (4th) Hunt (TRM) 12:41; (5th) Ryan Craig (TRM) 13:15
110 high hurdles: (1st) A. Gomez (TRM) 15.17; (3rd) J. Gomez (TRM) 21.22
300 intermediate hurdles: (1st) A. Gomez (TRM) 43.34; (3rd) Gerald Banton 45.29; (6th) J. Gomez (TRM) 46.35
400 relay: (1st) T.R. Miller (Jones, Lane, Tim Atcher, Javoris Drakeford) 44.07
1600 relay: (1st) T.R. Miller (Lane, Paul, Banton, Jackson) 3:40; (3rd) W.S. Neal (Jonathan Alexander, DeWayne Floyd, Keith Weaver, Thomas) 4:00
3200 relay: (1st) T.R. Miller (Mathieu, McCracken, Byrd,
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Jackson) 9:16; (2nd) W.S. Neal (Dunn, Shon Biddle, Weaver, Ronald Travis) 9:27
Girls team scores
1. T.R. Miller 118; 2. Central 114; 3. Escambia County 49; 4. (tie) Monroe County, W.S. Neal 41; 6. Florala 0
Event results
Shot put: (1st) Timiya Nolan (WSN) 24-3; (2nd) Abbie Howard (WSN) 23-4; (4th) Megan Fountain (TRM) 20-7 1/2; (6th) Brittani Moton (WSN) 19-6 1/2
Discus: (1st) Howard (WSN) 81-11 1/2; (2nd) Fountain 71-6; (3rd) Nolan (WSN) 63-4
High jump: (1st) Keonshaye Lane (TRM) 4-8
Long jump: (1st) Lane (TRM) 14-0
Triple jump: (1st) Jasmine Sanford (TRM) 34-10; (2nd) Joy McCorvey (TRM) 32-0
100: (1st) McCorvey (TRM) 12.36
200: (1st) McCorvey (TRM) 27.09; (2nd) Sanford (TRM) 27.3
400: (1st) Henry (EC) 1:09.36
800: (1st) Cabiness (C) 3:33
1600: (1st) Crystal Higdon (TRM) 6:18
3200: (1st) Higdon (TRM) 14:03
100 high hurdles: (1st) Smyly (C) 19.48
300 low hurdles: (1st) Smyly (C) 55.98
400 relay: (1st) T.R. Miller (McCorvey, Sanford, Lane, Aja McConnico) 51.81
1600 relay: (1st) T.R. Miller (McCorvey, Sanford, Lane, McConnico) 4:44