New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | May 18, 2024

Charles City Lady Panthers place third out of 10 teams at home track meet

By Robb Johnson | May 3, 2024 12:16 pm

Charles City’s Jaela Smith stretches out in her final phase of the girls’ triple jump, placing third in the event.

Robb Johnson photo

Charles City’s Lady Panthers put together an 80 point performance as it was good enough for a third place finish at their May 2 home meet.

Derequa Johnson emerged as the lone event winner for the hosts. Johnson captured the girls’ 300-meter hurdles title with a time of 53.10.

Lafeyette’s Lady Rams emerged as the meet winner, accumulating 105 points. Tabb’s Lady Tigers placed as runners-up by scoring 91 points. Charles City’s boys’ track and field team did not score at the meet.

Other results (CC only):

Girls: 100 Dash- 2. Braxton 13.24, 3. Johnson 13.25. 200 Dash- 3. Braxton 27.74. 100 Hurdles- 2. Johnson 17.49, 5. Bradby 22.23. 300 Hurdles- 4. Smith 1:06.72. Pole Vault- 2. Johnson 7’0”. Long Jump- 3. Meekins 15’6”. Triple Jump- 2. Johnson 32’11”, 4. Smith 28’11”, 5. Meekins 28’5”, 6. Bradby 27’6”. Discus- 4. Christian 65’3”, 7. Smith 61’6”.