Blue Devils Track Team In Good Position After First Day of Region Meet.

April 17, 2013

The Elbert County Track teams completed their first day of their region Wednesday, April 17th. Field events, distance races and qualifying were the focus yesterday.

The Lady Devils finished 5th with ten points overall. The Ladies had three points from distance and seven from the field. Maggie Hall placed 7th in the 1,600 meter run and Erika Rucker followed in 8th. In the Long Jump Venisha Rucker placed 7th and Bri Moon followed at 8th. In the Discus, Kayla Teasley was able to add four points with a 5th place finish.

The Blue Devils are tied in second with Hart County with a running score of 46.5. The Boys led in the field with 45.5 points and 1 in distance. In Discuss, Dessen Bolton placed 3rd and Reggie Fortson got 8th. In Shot Put Daiquan Jackson got 4th and Tyshon Dye got 8th. Mecole Hardman took 1st in the Triple Jump and Jeterious Jones placed 7th. In the Long Jump Mecole Hardman finished 2nd and Jeterious Jones got 5th. Kenterrius Chappell was able to attain 3rd in High Jump and Marquice Dye got 6th. Sam Heydinger was able to squeeze in at 8th in the 1,600 meter run to get the Devils their tying point.

The Blue Devil track teams will be back in action Friday, April 19th to finish the Region Meet given the weather permits.