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Miller finishes strong in final home meet

T.R. Miller hosted more than 15 teams in its final track meet of the season in Brewton on Thursday. The TRM girls’ team had 13 top-5 finishes, while the boys’ team had 11 top-5 finishes. W.S. Neal had two top-10 finishers in Jashira Dees and Maira Fuentas. Dees finished ninth overall in shot put (28-09), and Fuentas finished ninth overall in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:45.35.

Leading the way for the Miller girls’ team was Allie Nelson. Nelson had first place finishes in the 800-meter run (2:21.91), and 3,200-meter run (12:01.30). Aleria Smith took home first place in the shot put, posting a final distance of 33-08.00. Khadejah Askew had a good afternoon, placing second in the 300-meter hurdles (52.64), and third in the 100-meter run (18.12). Olivia Blackmon earned second place in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 12:22.54.

Senior Henry Davison led the way for the boys’ team. Davison finished first in the high jump (42-09), third in the 110-meter hurdles (16.13), and fourth in the long jump (20-06). Eighth grader Darius Webb finished second overall in the high jump with a distance of 5-08. A.J. Walker placed second in the triple jump (41-03), and fourth in the 110-meter hurdles (16.18). Joshua Jolly placed third in the triple jump (41-01), and fifth in the 200-meter dash (23.51). The boys’ 4×400 and 4×800 placed second overall.

The track and field team will travel to Montgomery for Class 3A Sectionals this Friday and Saturday.