VRHS Track & Field Team Competes in 5-AAAAA Region Championships
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Monday, April 25, 2016

The VRHS Track & Field team competed in the 5-AAAAA Region championship from 4/19-4/21. Several athletes qualified for Sectionals on 4/30/16 at Starrs Mill High School. Qualifiers include Jameeka Middlebrooks (region champ in long jump and 300m hurdles, region runner-up in 100m hurdles), Josh Norman (region champ in the discus, region runner-up in the shotput), and the boys 1600m relay team consisting of Matt Ellison, Donte Johnson, Shamar Scott, & Christian Farmer (region runner-up).

Josh Norman will complete on Saturday April 30th at the Regions 1,4,5, & 7 Sectional meet. Josh was region 5-AAAAA champion in the discus with a throw of 156' 11" and was region runner-up in the shotput with a throw of 54' 7.5". Both throws were personal records. 

Jameeka Middlebrooks will complete on Saturday April 30th at the Regions 1,4,5, & 7 Sectional meet. Jameeka was region 5-AAAAA champion in the long jump with a distance of 17' 9.5" and 300m hurdles with a time of 46.37 seconds. She was also region runner up in the 100m hurdles with a season-best time of 14.38 seconds. 

 The varsity boys 1600m relay team will complete on Saturday April 30th at the Regions 1,4,5, & 7 Sectional meet. The team was region 5-AAAAA runner-up with a season-best time of 3:25.52 seconds. The team includes Matt Ellison, Donte Johnson, Shamar Scott, & Christian Farmer. 

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