Miller finishes strong in final home meet

Published 6:30 pm Sunday, April 23, 2017

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.