The state track finals were held over the weekend. The South Carolina Independent School Association finished its boys and girls season, while the Georgia High School Association held its girls meet.
Augusta Christian competed in the SCISA meet, held at Porter Gaud High School in Charleston, S.C., with the boys finishing fourth overall in Class AAA.
Grant Newman was the boys standout of the day, placing first in both the 400-meter hurdles (59.76) and the long jump (20-11.5). He also placed fourth in both the triple jump (40-6) and 110-meter high hurdles (16.96). William Wolf was second in the shot put (43-0) and fourth in the discus (131-4), while Nathan Deas, Terin Quarles, Nick Fortenberry and Dominique Miles were third in the 4x100-meter relay.
Anna Motes paced the Lady Lions with first-place finishes in the long jump (16-6) and triple jump (36-0). Caroline Roberson took sixth in the discus (72-7).
At the GHSA girls Class AAAA finals in Albany, Ga., Lakeside finished at No. 24 while Greenbrier came in at No. 36.
Lakeside’s distance runner Sarah Bowles was third in the 1,600-meter (5:11.31) and fifth in the 3,200-meter (1:20.07). Bowles’ teammate Jasmine Payne finished at 13 in the 1,600 (5:25.08).
In field events, Greenbrier’s Reyna Walker was the girls’ highest finisher by taking third in the pole vault (10-06). Lakeside’s Merritt Moore came in at 10 in the pole vault (9-0). Lakeside’s Brittany Henthorne was 11th in the discus (108-00). Greenbrier’s Jewell Smith was 12th in the high jump (4-10). Lakeside’s Ashlan Rosier was 16th in the long jump (15-11.5).