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New Kent track teams run away with wins

By Alan Chamberlain | March 26, 2008 3:01 pm

New Kent’s boys and girls track teams each won 10 events as they turned back three Group A foes in a home meet last Wednesday.

The Trojans scored 131 points to outdistance Essex’s 58, Lancaster’s 47, and Charles City’s 11. The Lady Trojans, meanwhile, totaled 114 points to Lancaster’s 57, Essex’s 52, and Charles City’s 7.

The meet’s only double individual event winners emerged on the girls’ side as Lady Trojans Kayla Christian and Jamie Lull each registered a pair of firsts. Christian took the triple jump (33-3) and 100 meters (12.3) while Lull captured the 1600 (5:59.4) and 400 (67.9) meters.

Other Lady Trojan individual winners were Chelsey Stertz (shot, 31-0), Jessica Jones (intermediate hurdles, 51.5), Tyler Savage (800, 2:39), and Kelly Downs (3200, 13:14). New Kent swept the relays.

Individual winners on the boys’ side were Nick Parsons (pole vault, 10-0), Malcom Jones (long jump, 19-7), Darnell Fenton (triple jump, 37-11.5), Paul Kearney (110 hurdles, 16.42), Austin Smith (1600, 4:53), Kevin Chavis (intermediate hurdles, 43.9), Ethan Emmons (800, 2:07.4), and Michael Lull (3200, 11:19). The Trojans also swept the relays.

Other results (NK, CC only)

Girls: Shot- 4. Thornton 25-11. Discus- 2. Stertz 78-6; 3. Thornton 74-11. Long jump- 4. Black (CC) 13-7; 5. McNamera 13-6. High jump- 3. Johnson 4-4; 5. Garner 4-0. Triple jump- 2. Jones 31-5. 100 hurdles- 2. Black (CC) 20.5; 3. Garner 20.8; 4. Mitton 22.4. 100- 3. Johnson 13.9; 5. Wade (CC) 14.2. 1600- 4. Honeycutt 6:46; 5. Anderson 6:52. 4×100- 1. NK (Johnson, Byrd, Jones, Christian) 51.5. 400- 2. Fowler 71.6; 3. Downs 72.2. 300 intermediates- 2. Garner 56.5. 800- 2. Faircloth 2:58; 3. Jacobs 3:11; 5. Miller 3:58. 200- 3. Byrd 30.25; 5. Jones 31.2. 3200- 3. Foster 15:47. 4×400- 1. NK (Savage, Christian, Jones, Lull) 4:22.

Boys: Shot- 2. Dabney 39-5.5; 4. Cowles 36-5. Discus- 3. Dabney 104-7; 4. Cowles 103-7; 5. Berkley 99-3. Pole vault- 2. Emana 8-6; 3. Miller 8-6. Long jump- 2. Morris 19-0; 3. Wallace (CC) 18-11.5. Triple jump- 2. Jones 37-9; 5. Morris 35-1. High jump- 2. Black (CC) 5-8; 5. Morris 5-6. 110 hurdles- 2. Fultz 16.58; 3. Chavis 18.2; 5. Fudge 18.56. 100- 4. J. Williams 11.7; 5. Black (CC) 11.9. 1600- 2. Lull 5:02; 3. Crocker 5:08. 4×100- 1. NK (B. Williams, Worelds, J. Williams, Kearney) 45.1. 400- 4. Gipson 55.47; 5. Kearney 56.46. 300 intermediates- 2. Fultz 45.2; 3. Fenton 45.3; 5. Fudge 51.7. 800- 2. A. Smith 2:08; 5. Richter 2:27. 200- 4. J. Williams 23.7. 3200- 2. D. Smith 11:34; 4. Lawler 11:46; 5. Gifford 12:35. 4×400- 1. NK (Fenton, Morris, Emmons, Smith) 3:43.6.