Saturday, May 25, 2024

Eagles Place Well at Region B Track & Field Meet

STAUNTON, Va.- The Clarke County Eagles competed in the VHSL AA Region B Championships on Thursday and came away with 2 individual and one team championship.

The girls finished in 2nd overall behind Fort Defiance, and the boys came in 4th behind, Stuarts Draft, Riverheads and edged out for 3rd by 2 1/2 points to Mountain View.

"We had a few competitors missing for the boys team, but everybody competed hard and we had some good performances." Eagles Head Coach Andre Kidrick said. "Not having anyone competing in the Pole Vault always costs us points right off the bat."

Will Booker won the high jump and broke the school record with a jump of 6' 5 1/2". Ellis Nei held the record prior to Bookers winning jump.  Video courtesy of Kristi Persinger Booker

                                             Will Booker Record Breaking Jump

Emmalene Morris was one of three competitors selected for the Girls Meet MVP. Morris accounted for 22.5 points placing 2nd in the 100 Hurdles, and high jump, 5th in the 200 meters, and was the anchor leg of the 4X100 relay team that captured the Championship trophy. The other members of the relay team were Robyn Preston, Alainah McCavish, and Regan Myers with a time of 52.42, edging out Stuart's Draft.

Haley Foltz captured 1st place in the the girls discus with a throw of  102' 11" the only female to break 100'.

"Some people hit it in the Districts, and others placed well in the regionals, we have to step up and have everybody's best performance at JMU this weekend.

Several other Eagles had medal winning performances to help to contribute to the high team scores. 

Full results can be seen at the following link:

VHSL AA Region B Track Results

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