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Outdoor Track and Field Teams Capture Sectional Titles
Julie Beckwith

Congratulations to the boys and girls varsity outdoor track and field teams for winning the 2A State Qualifying Sectional meet, held April 27-28, 2018, at Paul Bryant High School in Cottondale. Kalia Todd placed 1st in all four of her events, earning the maximum number of individual points (40) and leading the girls to 270 total points; the next closest team had 89. Darian Sanders, James Dixon, and Asher Desai helped lead the boys to a huge win as well. In all, both teams had 44 podium finishes and will be sending 38 students to the state meet in Cullman. A full list of awards appears below. Go Knights!

Team Awards
Girls – Section Champions (270 points)
Boys – Section Champions (184 points)

Girls 1600m run
Mary Allen Murray – 1st
Caroline Lee – 2nd
Ariel Dean – 3rd

Boys 1600m run
Asher Desai – 1st
James Dixon – 2nd

Girls 400m dash
Camille Oliver – 2nd
Mary Carolyn Sink – 3rd

Boys 400m dash
James Dixon – 1st

Girls 4x800m relay
Amrita Lakhanpal, Merritt Edwards, Ariel Dean, Mary Allen Murray – 1st

Boys 4x800m relay
Will Denniston, Jesse Hungerpiller, David Niederweis, Asher Desai – 1st

Boys Long Jump
Darian Sanders – 2nd

Girls Triple Jump
Kalia Todd – 1st
Lillie Parks – 2nd
Tiana Shelton – 3rd

Boys Javelin
Matthew Mugweru – 3rd

Boys Pole Vault
Cole Hall – 1st
Hampton Pak – 2nd

Girls Javelin
Liz Patterson – 1st

Girls 3200m run
Mary Allen Murray – 1st
Caroline Lee – 2nd
Bay Stackpole – 3rd

Boys 3200m run
Asher Desai – 1st
Will Denniston – 3rd

Girls 4x100m relay
Lauren Sottosanti, Archie Yarlagadda, Camille Oliver, Tatianna Sanders – 3rd

Girls 100m Hurdles
Kalia Todd – 1st

Girls 300m Hurdles
Kalia Todd – 1st
Samantha Torch – 3rd

Girls 800m run
Mary Allen Murray – 1st
Caroline Lee – 2nd

Boys 800m run
James Dixon – 1st
Jesse Hungerpiller – 2nd
Asher Desai – 3rd

Girls 4x400m relay
Mary Carolyn Sink, Ariel Dean, Lily Davis, Camille Oliver – 1st

Boys 4x400m relay
Cole Hall, Darian Sanders, Jack Engel, James Dixon – 1st

Girls Long Jump
Kalia Todd – 1st
Lillie Parks – 2nd
Ashley Johnsen – 3rd

Boys Triple Jump
Darian Sanders – 1st
Jack Wilks – 2nd

Girls High Jump
Frances Isom – 1st
Lauren Sottosanti – 3rd

Girls Pole Vault
Sophie Cornelius – 1st
Lauren Sottosanti – 2nd
Mary Elisa Wagner – 3rd

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