New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | July 14, 2020

Harris places in horizontal jumps at Group 3A indoor state track meet

By Community Member | March 3, 2020 11:26 pm

New Kent’s Lady Trojans accumulated nine points, good enough to finish in 18th place at the Group 3A State Indoor Track and Field Championships held Mar. 2-3 at Liberty University.

Senior Raven Harris was able to place in the top eight in each of the horizontal jumping events. She leaped to a season best 16’10½” in the girls’ long jump to finish in fourth place. She followed that performance with a leap of 34’9¼” in the girls’ triple jump to earn sixth place. Teammate Julia Hathaway also scored in the girls’ triple jump with a leap of 34’4½”, finishing in eight.

On the boys’ side, the Trojans put together an eight-point performance, good enough to finish in 21st at the state championship meet.
Brandon Bauman’s clearance of 13’0½” in the boys’ pole vault positioned him to take fourth place at the meet. Teammate Patrick Johnson ran a season best 4:31.70 in the boys’ 1600-meter run, finishing in sixth place.

Other results (NK only):

Girls: 55- 14. Hathaway 11.39. 55 Hurdles- 11. Massey 9.81. 3200- 14. Gilbride 12:58.19. 4×800 Relay- 13. NK (Lang, Gilbride, Corrales, Verdu) 11:01.86. Long Jump- 16. Hathaway 15’3¼”, 20. Spangler 14’6½”. Pole Vault- 17. Rudolph 8’0”.

Boys: 1000- 16. Johnson 2:50.61. Long Jump- 9. Barber 20’3”.