3A North Half
May 08, 2013 | 653 views | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
East Side teams shine in North Half Meet

The East Side Boys Track and Field team finished second Saturday in the 3A Boys North Half Meet held at Winona High School with 96 points.

Anfernee Morgan won the 800-meter run (2:09.20) and the 1,600-meter run (5:02.00) while Perry Henry finished second in the 800 meter run (2:10.23).

The East Side boys won the 4x400 meter relay (3:37.79). Jalen Thomas won the long jump (19-03.00) and finished second in the triple jump (40-11.50). Kedric Webb came in second in the discus throw (114-06.50) and Brant Williams came in third (110-06.25). Phillip Williams helped East Side with a second place finish in the 400-meter dash (52.79) and John Paul Davis came in second in the boys high jump (6-02.00).

3A Girls

The East Side Girls Track and Field team finished fourth Saturday in the 3A Girls North Half Track and Field Meet held at Winona High School with 58 points.

The top four finishers in the meet all qualified for a chance at a State title, which will be held at Pearl High School Saturday and Monday.

LaShyra Cotton qualified for state with a first place finish in the 400-meter dash (1:00.48), second in the 800-meter run (2:36.77) and second in the high jump (5-02.00). LaKeisha Cotton finished third in the high jump (5-00.00) and East Side also qualified for state in the 4x400 meter relay with a third place finish (4:23.94).

The Ruleville Central Lady Tigers qualified for state in the 4x200 meter relay with a fourth place finish (1:51.26) and a fourth place finish in the 4x400 meter relay (4:29.24). Jalen Johnson won the girls discus throw (100-05) for East Side.