Miller, Neal bring ‘A’ game

Published 12:00 pm Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Nelson, Taylor lead top performances at track meet

Cold and damp weather didn’t stop the festivities at the T.R. Miller track and field for TRM and W.S. Neal on Friday.

Teams competing were TRM, WSN, Excel, J.U. Blacksher, Opp, Escambia County, Red Level, Monroe County and Florala.

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TRM and WSN faired well with top finishes by the girls and boys teams.

In girls’ competition top finishers were Allie Nelson with three first place finishes in girls’ 1600 meter with a time of 5:24.11, 800 meter, with a time of 2:28.36 and triple jump of 34-10. MaKayla Harrison placed first in the girls’ 100 meters with a time of 15.49, and high jump, with a score of 5-00.00.

Other top place finishes for the girls was:

•Kelana Floyd, WSN, second, 200-meter dash.

•Kelsi Lum, first, TRM, 300-meter hurdles

Taylor Austin, TRM,  first, javelin

Tarah Townsend, TRM, first, 3,200-meter

•Alexis Wood, WSN, first, 400-meter

•Serena Smith, TRM, first, discuss

•TRM, first, 4×800-meter relay

In boys’ competition the top performer was Miller’s Ahmaud Taylor. Taylor placed first in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.10, long jump and triple jump.

Other top place finishes for the boys was:

•Malcolm Hawthorne, WSN, first, 100-meter dash, 11.32

•Travis Carlson, TRM, first, 1,600-meter run, 5:11.97

•Austin Holmes, TRM, first, 400-meter dash, 53.39

•Tre English, WSN, first, discuss

•Bailey Graves, TRM, first, pole vault

•TRM, first, 4×400-meter relay

•TRM, first, 4×800- meter relay

The next track meet will be at T.R. Miller on Thurs., March 24, at 3:30 p.m.