New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | July 21, 2018

Charles City boys, girls take fifth at district track meet

By Andre Jones | May 16, 2018 2:00 pm

Charles City’s girls’ and boys’ track teams earned fifth place finishes, respectively, in the Tidewater District Championship meet that concluded Tuesday afternoon at West Point High School.

Charles City’s boys’ scored 37 total points to earn their finish. Middlesex won the meet with 165 points, followed by King William’s 103, West Point’s 92, and Mathews’ 74. King and Queen’s boys rounded out the scoring with 26.

Charles City’s boys’ 4×100 meter relay team of Cameron Vaden, Steven Williams Jr., Robert Dobson, and Jordan Cotman claimed the lone victory for the Panthers at the meet. The duo orchestrated a time of 44.53 to win the relay.

On the girls’ side, the Lady Panthers’ efforts helped to earn the team 29 points.

Middlesex claimed top billing with 155.5 points. West Point earned silver with 135 points and King William earned a top three finish with 81.5. Mathews came in four with 37 and King & Queen rounded out the scoring with seven points.

The team moves on to regional competition on May 24 at Sussex Central High School

Other results (CC only):

Girls: 100- 2. Brown 13.39, 4. Williams 13.85, 6. Wallace 14.12. 200- 3. Brown 28.17, 4. Williams 28.42. 100 hurdles- 4. Brown 18.53. Discus- 5. Barnes 64’3”.

Boys: 100- 2. Dobson 11.54, 3. Vaden 11.57, 5. Cotman 11.61. 200- 4. Williams 23.99, 5. Cotman 24.08, 6. Vaden 24.08. 4×400 meter relay- 5. CC (Nickerson, Jackson, Adkins, Jones) 5:03.35. Triple jump- 5. Vaden 38’4.5”.