UPDATED at 12 noon: Yesterday our Raider Varsity Track Team competed in the first day of the Region Championship being held at Cambridge High School. The top 8 finishers from Wednesday's preliminary round advance to Friday's Final. It was a great showing for the raiders on the first day, with Several Raiders earned a spot in Friday's Final. These Raiders are:
Preston Jackson, Kent Cherry, Errol Williams, Robbie Ruppell, Dylan Merrill, Jovanni Ranglin, Josh Flynn, Reggie Nolon, Jaden Slocum, Austin Joyner, Jayla Mobley, Kendall Brown, Lauren Nash, Taylor Martin, Lamis Al-Wasani & Kira Wilklund.
Some events yesterday were contested as a final with the top 4 placers punching their ticket into next week's sectional meet. Those Raiders were:
Robert Chappell 1st in the 1600
Jamal Ellis 1st in Discus (boys shot-put will be on Friday at 3:45 pm)
Jaden Slocum 4th in Long Jump
Congratulations Raiders; great job!
Special congratulations to Robbie Ruppell on breaking the school 400M dash record with a time of 48.35 seconds. Robbie will be attempting to become the first sub 48 sec 400M dash runner in 6A this year in Friday's final Good luck!
UPDATED: Friday's Track Finals will begin at 5:45 pm at Cambridge High. Field events are: Jumps at 3:15, Boys shot-put and Girls discus at 3:45 pm.
Please come out and support these great student athletes. It's an easy drive to Cambridge High School; let's get over there and support our teammates!