State titles in track & field for Beaufort schools

The Battery Creek girls’ track and field team won the Class 2-A state title at Spring Valley High School.

The Dolphins were able to finish on top after narrowly placing second in their previous appearance at the state meet.

Quamecha Morrison led the way for the Dolphins, winning the 100 meter dash (12.11), the 200 meter dash (24.78), the 100 meter hurdles (14.33) and high jump (5-04.00). Morrison, one of the state’s top high school athletes, has signed to run track for Bethune-Cookman University. Track and field competitors from throughout South Carolina vied for the state championship title but it came home to Beaufort.

The Beaufort High School girls’ track and field team dominated opposing squads to capture a Class 3-A state title at Spring Valley High School also on Saturday, May 16th.

The Eagles finished with 88 points. Second-place squads Wren and Darlington tallied 43 points.

Beaufort High, under the guidance of head coach Herbert Glaze, excelled throughout the state meet.

Leading the Eagles to the state title, Savionna Glover won a pair of events, prevailing in both the long jump (18-03.00) and the triple jump (37-11.00).

Amanda Barnes won her second straight pole vault state title, clearing 11-06.00.

The Beaufort High girls’ 4×400 meter relay team of Adrian Brown, Bre-Anna Heyward-White, Tamara Shields and Kendra Williams won with a time of 4.00.26.

Kaitlin Hamilton finished second in the discus (119-04) and Glover second in the 100 meter dash (12.19).

Heyward-White placed third in both the 200 meter dash (25.52) and the 200 meter dash (57.40).

The Beaufort High School boys’ track and field team finished third in the Class 3-A state championship meet held at Spring Valley High School on Saturday May 16th. During the state meet, the Beaufort High boys’ track and field program won it’s this third straight 4×400 meter relay championship. The squad of Malcolm Simmons, Da’Quan Cason, Nathan Parker and Michael Dickson won the event with a time of 3:17.70.

Individually, Dickson won the 110 hurdles in 13.92. He finished second in the 200 meter dash. Dickson narrowly missed winning the 200 meter event. The Beaufort High girls’ track and field team won a state title, pulling away to win the crown convincingly.

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