TRM track sweeps home meet Monday
Published 10:06 am Thursday, March 22, 2012
The T.R. Miller Tiger boys and girls track team broke in their new facility in a winning fashion Monday at home as both teams took first place in the first track meet at the new complex.
T.R. Miller, who was joined by four other teams, took first in both the boys and girls meet.
The Lady Tigers took first with 206 points and Hillcrest took second with 54. Florala placed third with 12 points followed by Opp with nine and Atmore with eight.
In the boys meet, T.R. Miller won with 199 points followed by Hillcrest with 96, Opp with 21, Florala with 17 and Atmore with nine.
T.R. Miller is scheduled to compete in another home event Monday, March 26 at 3:30 p.m.
Of the 17 events Monday, T.R. Miller’s Lady Tigers scored first in 14 to cruise to the win.
The Lady Tigers 4×800 meter relay team took first with a time of 11:35 and Amber Nelson took first in the 110-meter hurdles with time of 16.74.
The Lady Tigers swept the 1600-meters race with Karisa Nelson claiming first with a time of 5:37. T.R. Miller took first in the 4×100 meter race with a time of 54.66. Amber Terry took first in the 400-meter race with a time of 1:13.50 and Amber Nelson also took the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 53.45.
Karisa Nelson won the 800-meter run with a time of 2:42 and the Lady Tigers defeated Atmore in the 4×400 race to claim another first place finish.
O’Nesha Hall won first in the shot put even with a distance of 31-1 and LaTeysia Montgomery took first in the high jump. Taylor Guthrie gave the Lady Tigers a first place in the long jump and Leah Brundidge took first in the javelin. Amber Terry claimed the pole vault event for T.R. Miller and Amber Nelson rounded out the winners in the triple jump.
In the boys meet, T.R. Miller won 11 first place events out of 17 to take the meet.
The Tigers 4×800 A-team defeated the Tigers B-team to get first with a time of 9:46. T.R. Miller’s 4×100 team defeated Opp by a time of 44.61 to 45.48 to get another first place finish.
Ricky Curry gave the Tigers a win in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16:29 and Rob Stokes won the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:11.69.
Curry also claimed the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 42.69 and Stokes claimed the 800-meter run with a time of 2:14.44.
In the discus, Logan Ingram took first with a throw of 115-2.5 and Mark Brant won the high jump with leap of 4-8.
Nick Adams threw the Tigers to a first-place finish in the javelin with a toss of 145-10 and Curry also won the triple jump with a jump of 42-feet. Miller Vickery vaulted T.R. Miller to a first place finish in the pole vault with a vault of 9-feet.