Green Wave News · Boys’ Track wins Pickens County Championship; Girls take 2nd


Congratulations to the members of the Boys Varsity Track team on their 1st place win last night at the Pickens County Championships. The boys had several top performances. Athletes who had personal bests were: Jaydan Gordan, Chris Edge, Luke Segee, Crews Waldrop, Carter Brumfield, Jamal Crawford, JCorey Sutton, Shylo Carr, Joey Plummer, Keegan Barnette, Techun Farr, Cameron Moore, Timothy Sutton, Taylor Fox, Will Brooks, Will Liddle, and Jamel Harried.

Individual event winners were: Jeremy Harried in the 100 meters, Ray White in the 200 meters, Josue Avendano in the 3200 meters, Jalen Young in the 400 meter hurdles, Tyus Young in the high jump, long jump, and triple jump, and Taylor Boyles in the pole vault. Also, the 4×100 meter relay team won. The 4×800 and 4×400 meter relay team finished 2nd.

Chris Edge, a Gettys student, finished 5th in the 100 meters, 3rd in the 200 meters, and 9th in the long jump.

The girls varsity team finished 2nd and were led by several Gettys’ students. Leading the way was Meya McKinney, Kieayla Williams,  Breanna Davis, Jaydan Thurmon, Caroline Irvin, Camryn Cascio, Sarahi Arellano, Skylan Swindoll, Lydia Jones, and Reagan Horn. The girls team had several great performances. Jayden Burgess, Averi Jones, Andrea Tamayo, Jeanny Aguirre, Tarah Semones, Malena Lizardo, The pole vaulters took the first 4 spots and were led by: Leanne Berthrong, Riley Rutland, Marley Day, and Anna Ogawa.

The Individual event winners were Leanne Berthrong in Pole Vault, Tarah Semones in the Discus, and Meya McKinney in the 100 meters and Long jump. Also, the 4×100 meter relay team won

Meya McKinney finished 1st in the 100 meters, 3rd in the 200 meters and 1st in the long jump. Kieayla Williams finished 2nd in the 100 meters, 2nd in the 200 meters. Breanna Davis finished 8th in the 100 meters. Jaydan Thurmon finished 9th in the 400 meters. Caroline Irvin was 4th in the mile, and 4th in the 800 meters. Camryn Cascio finished 7th in the 800 meters. Sarahi Arellano finished 9th in the 800 meters and 6th in the mile. Skylan Swindoll finished 3rd in the discus and 11th in the Shot Put. Lydia Jones finished 12th in the shot put. Reagan Horn finished 12th in discus.  Kieayla Williams and Breanna Davis helped the 4×100 meter relay team finish 1st. Caroline Irvin, Camryn Cascio, Sarahi Arellano and Kieayla Williams helped the 4×400 and 4 x800 meter relay teams finish 3rd.