Emmert takes first place in track state championship

Lions boast multiple placewinning finishes

Junior Nicholas Emmert won the Group 4A State Championships 1600 Meter run. Pictured here during regional competition.

Courtesy of Coach Jerry Cutright:

Congratulations to Nicholas Emmert for winning the Group 4A State Championships 1600 Meter run yesterday at Liberty University.

Congratulations to Dezmajia Carter for scoring 18 points at the State Championships. Dezmajia was second in the Long Jump, fourth in the Triple Jump and fourth in the 55 meter dash.

Other placewinners for the Lions included:

Chloe Fritz: 4th- Pole Vault
Alicia Woodfolk: 5th- Shot Put
Maddox Pleasants, Madison Chandler, Caroline Chapman, and Kennedy Harris: 7th- 4 x 800 M
Chloe Fritz, Maddox Pleasants, Mariah Gaines, and Madison Chandler: 7th- 4 x 400 M
Lowell Johnson: 5th- Shot Put
Lucas Cash: 5th- Pole Vault

The Girls team finished in 5th place, while the Boys took 11th place.

Junior Lucas Cash competing in Pole Vault during regionals. (Josie Walker)
Junior Caiden Davenport competing during regionals. (Josie Walker)
Junior Dezmajia Carter scored 18 points at the state championship. Pictured here during regional championship. (Josie Walker)
Sophomore Madison Chandler competing at regionals. (Josie Walker)
Senior Tyrek Shelton competing at regionals. (Josie Walker)