Track -- GC girls unbeaten in EPC
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on April 8, 2004 1:56 PM
PINETOPS -- Olisa Thaggard claimed a pair of first-place finishes in the field events and participated on two winning relay teams as Greene Central slipped past SouthWest Edgecombe 63-60 in an Eastern Plains 2-A track meet Wednesday afternoon.
South Lenoir was third with 42 points.
The Rams remained unbeaten in nine meetings, including four against EPC opposition. They are scheduled to run again April 20 at home against South Lenoir and Tarboro.
Thaggard recorded a mark of 33 feet, 10 inches in the triple jump. She continued her season-long dominance in the long jump with a mark of 15-5.
Sierra Bryant claimed first in the 100 high hurdles (18.34 seconds), while Shontay Dodd ran past her competitors in the 200 with a time of 26.74.
Bryant, Dodd, Thaggard and Alicia Best comprised the winning 400 relay. Best, Thaggard, Dodd and Teketia May prevailed in the 800 relay with a time of 1:52.06.
Greene Central 63, SW Edgecombe 60, South Lenoir 42
(Greene Central finishers)
Triple jump -- 1, Olisa Thaggard 33 feet, 10 inches; 2, Teketia May 30-7; 3, Miriam Sheppard 18.97. 100 high hurdles -- 1, Sierra Bryant 18.34 seconds; 2, Torre Parks 18.92. 200 -- 1, Shontay Dodd 26.74. Long jump -- 1, Thaggard 15-5. 400 relay -- 1, Greene Central (Bryant, Thaggard, Alicia Best, Dodd) 52.4. 800 relay -- 1, Greene Central (Teketia May, Best, Thaggard, Dodd) 1:52.06. 300 hurdles -- 2, Miriam Sheppard 55.62; 3, Parks 56.92. 800 -- 2, Deandra Tyson 2:47. Shot put -- 3, Sheppard 23-8. 1,600 -- 3, Nicole Robinson 6:43.
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