TRM girls track takes first place at sectionals, boys take second; WSN teams take ninth place
Published 12:27 pm Wednesday, April 30, 2014
In the AHSAA class 3A section 1 track meet Friday and Saturday at American Christian Academy in Tuscaloosa, the T.R. Miller girls took first place while the boys place second.
The girls took first place out of nine teams as they scored 220 points. Cottage Hill was second with 167.5 points. W.S. Neal took ninth with three points.
In the boys meet, T.R. Miller took second place to Greensboro. T.R. Miller scored 139.5 points while Greensboro won the meet with 169.5 points. W.S. Neal scored 10 points for ninth place.
At the class 3A state track meet last year in Selma, the T.R. Miller Lady Tigers finished second to Bayside Academy for the second year in a row. The Tigers boys placed third.
The Lady Tigers scored 110.5 total points while Bayside placed first out of 29 teams with 131.5 points. Piedmont took third placed with 67 points.
On the boys side, T.R. Miller scored 57.5 points finishing behind state champion Piedmont’s 81 points and Trinity’s 74.
With the second place trophy for the Lady Tigers being the second in a row for T.R. Miller, it was another finish in the top two for the Lady Tigers since 2009.
The Lady Tigers won their first championship in 2010 and claimed back-to-back championships after winning the title again in 2011. T.R. Miller finished runner-up in 2009 and 2012.
The T.R. Miller boys team took the runner-up trophy in 2011 after winning titles in 2009 and 2010. The T.R. Miller boys teams have won seven state championships since 1991 and five since 2003.
The team won two 4A titles in 1991 and 1992 while taking five 3A titles in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009, and 2010 and runner-up in 2011. T.R. Miller was fifth place in 2012.