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MCHS makes huge splash at meet
by Reggie Ross, Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2014 | 156 views | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Montgomery County track and field team is on a run that could possibly lead them to a 1A state championship next month.

Both the girls and boys had an excellent meet at the 6-1A district meet at Ridgeland last week. The events started with sophomore Amber Kegler winning first in the shot put and second overall in the discus throw. Keenan Holman would finish with a third place spot in the discus throw.

In pole vaulting Keilah Weathersby finished in second place, while Justin Henson finished first in the triple jump, and Jason Henson finished second. Weathersby would also win the high jump. Tatyana Kenney had a first place finish in the long jump, and Hanna Hudson finished in third place. Justin Henson had a first place finish in the long jump, while Akkevious Robinson finished in third place.

Michael Eskridge, who finished in the top three last week in the 3200 meters, finished first. He would also win the 1600 meters.

It was a great day for sophomore Jamenesha Brown in the hurdles. Brown had first place finishes in 100 meter hurdles and 300 meter hurdles. Adrienne Campbell, Malik Flowers and Alonzo Booker also got second place finishes in hurdles events.

Junior Whitney Finchis had a stellar day in the sprinting events. Finchis, a favorite in the 100 and 200 meters, finished in first place in the 100 meters, and Robinson claimed second. The boys 4x100 relay team of Jason Henson, Justin Henson, Demaius Womack and Robinson finished in first place as well as the girls team of Finchis, Army Williams, Kenney and Weathersby.

The girls 4x400 team of Hudson, Williams, Alicia Leach and Arkeveah Gayden claimed first place.
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