CCHS track team takes 1st in Wetumpka meet
By Zachary Seifter/ Staff Writer
The Chilton County High School Track team placed first overall in the Water Under the Bridge Wetumpka track meet on April 9.
The team ended with a total score of 178, 34 more points than any other team at the meet.
Multiple events and medals were won by individuals of the team.
According to CCHS track coach Derrick Gibson, the following runners finished first in their respective events:
-Petra Johnson in Girls 100-meter Dash
-Petra Johnson in Girls 200-meter Dash
-JJ Nunn in Boys MS 110h. Nunn set a new school record, finishing the even in 18:87.
-Jabarrius Peake in Boys 100-meter Dash
-Jabarrius Peake in Boys 200-meter Dash
-Draven Patterson in Boys MS 1600
-Josic Daniels in Boys MS 800m
-Austin Knight in Boys Javelin
There were also second place finishes for the CCHS track team. Both the boys and girls finished in second place in their 4×100 meter dashes. Also finishing second was Daniels in the Boys MS long jump, along with Peake in the Boys 400-meter Dash. The Boys 4×800 team also placed second in its event.
Finishing in third in their events were Alaiah Varner-Crenshaw in the Girls 200-meter Dash, Tyonna Booker in the Girls Javelin and Leo Corardi in the Boys 200-meter Dash.