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Track seasons come to a close

Posted: May 7, 2014 - 12:06am
Greenbrier's McLain Broussard finished fifth in the pole vault at the GHSA Class AAAAA girls state championship.   File Photo
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Greenbrier's McLain Broussard finished fifth in the pole vault at the GHSA Class AAAAA girls state championship.

The track season came to a close for Augusta Christian and girls competing in Georgia High School Association Class AAAAA.

At Heathwood Hall in Columbia, S.C., the Augusta Christian girls and boys both finished 11th at the South Carolina Independent School Association Class AAA Championships.

The Lady Lions’ Anna Motes entered as the two-time defending state champion in the triple jump and long jump, and Motes made it three in a row in the triple jump (37-05.50). It took a state record jump of 17-05.75 from Hammond’s Taylor McGruder to de-throne Motes, who came in second (17-00.00).

Motes got the rest of the Lady Lions’ points finishing fifth in the 200 meter dash (28.65) and fifth in the 400 (1:05.84).

Kobie Brinson led the boys’ track efforts with a third-place finish in the 400 (55.34). In the 4x100 relay, the Lions team, comprised of Spencer Lamunion, Brandon Rosier, Daevonte Shanks and Alan Worsham, placed fourth (45.78).

In the field, Jalen Nealious was third in the long jump (20-10.00) and Rosier was fourth in the triple jump (40-09.00).

At the GHSA Class AAAAA girls state meet in Albany, Ga., Grovetown was the highest scoring county team in 27th place with seven points while Greenbrier was 35th with four.

Kiana Robinson paced the Lady Warriors with a fourth-place finish in the
200 (25.11) and a seventh-place finish in the 100 (12.39).

For Greenbrier, McLain Broussard was fifth in the pole vault with a jump of 9-00.00.

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