NW girls track team takes first in district

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Kenley McMullan finished first in three events to lead the Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School to the district track title at Winona last Thursday, wile Jamarlo Smith took first place in four events to help the NW boys finish second.
All Nanih Waiya athletes who finished in the top four in their individual events advanced to the regional track meet which will be held at Winona High School Saturday beginning at 9 a.m.
McMullan finished first in the 1600 meter run with a time of 6:33, while winning the 3200 meters in 14:48 and the 800 meters in 2:50.
Livia Bush was first in the 400 meter run with a time of 1:08.89. She also finished second in the 200 meter run, third in the 100 meter hurdles, and fourth in the long jump.
T.J. Redhouse was second in the 1600 meter run, while Riley Holdiness was second in the 3200 meter run. Essence Strickland won the long jump with a distance of 13 feet, 10 inches and was third in the 200 meters. Hanna Higginbotham was second in the 800 meters and third in the 400 meters.
Rebecca Stokes was third in the shot put and fourth in the discus. The girls 4×400 relay team finished second, while the 4×100 team was fourth.
Six boys qualified for the regionals in individual events.
Smith took first in the 100 meters with a time of 11:31, first in the 200 meters with a clocking of 23:31, first in the long jump with a distance of 21 feet, 6.5 inches, and first in the triple jump with a distance of 41 feet, 8.5 inches.
Tristan Cotton won the 1600 meter run with a time of 5:24, while his time of 12:05 in the 3200 meters earned him another first place finish. He was also third in the 800 meters.
Dylan Dent was second in the 110 high hurdles and third in the 300 meter hurdles. Isaiah Eiland was second in the 300 meter hurdles and third in the 110 meter high hurdles. Tom Hickman took second in the 3200 meter run, while finishing fourth in the 1600 meters. Ethan Reel was third in the high jump.
The boys qualified in the 4×100, 4×200 and 4×400 relays as well. The Warriors finished second in the district, just five points behind West Lowndes.