Beaufort High track teams excel at Wando relays

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The Beaufort High School girls and boys track and field teams fared very well in the Mellow Mushroom Relays at Wando last Saturday, March 22. Each Beaufort High track and field unit boasted a top finish.

On the girls side, Beaufort High won the 4×400 relay. The Beaufort High girls finished second in both the 4×100 and 4×200. In another stout team effort, the Beaufort High girls finished fourth in the shuttle hurdle relay.

Individually, Beaufort High’s Amanda Barnes finished first in the pole vault with a 12 feet effort.

Prevailing in a field event, Kaitlin Hamilton claimed first in the discus with a throw of 108-03.

The Battery Creek girls’ track and field team finished second in the shuttle hurdle relay and third in both the sprint medley relay and 4×100 relay.

Individually for the Battery Creek girls’ team, Zakiya Cobban finished second in the triple jump with an effort of 34 feet, 9 1/2 inches.

Beaufort High boys produced three top-five finishes. Leading the way for the Beaufort High boys team, the 4×100 relay team of Malcolm Simmons, Michael Dickson, Nate Parker and DeQuan Carson set a new meet record with a winning time of 3:25.17.

The Beaufort boys team finished second in the 4×200. In the shuttle hurdle relay, Beaufort’s boys’ entry finished third.