Track Update - Week 2
Way to go, Wildcats!
After starting the season two weeks ago with only the boys distance runners, the full boys and girls teams were in action for the first time this week at the Augusta Eagles Invitational. The race of the day belonged to Adam Lippe in the 1600M. Adam won the race in the final 50M finishing just ahead of the Augusta Eagles Warren Shepherd for the first time in his career and dropping 11 seconds off his previous PR. His time of 4:37 is one the top 50 times in the state and places him among the top 5 sophomores in Georgia.
In all, the day resulted in 16 PRs including Levi Ketterman (High Jump, Long Jump, 200M), Israel Ayettey (Long Jump, 100M, 200M), Jacob Hanna (Triple Jump), Jack Hobbs (Discus, Shot Put), William Westmoreland (Shot Put), Lucas Johnson (3200M), Eli Scott (3200M), Patrick Joiner (300 Hurdles, 800M), James King (1600M), Brooks Johnson (1600M), and Winston Ingram (200M). First place finishers included Hannah Eaddy (200M), Levi Ketterman (Long Jump), Jacob Hanna (Triple Jump), Brad Joiner (300 Hurdles), Adam Lippe (1600M), and Scott, B. Joiner, Hanna, and Lippe (4x800M). There were numerous top 3 finishers for both boys and girls teams.
The boys finished second as a team and the girls tied for second in the six team meet. Both middle school (March 3) and varsity (March 4) compete this week at Augusta Prep.