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

Lady Trojans push forward to finish fourth at Bay Rivers District championships

By Robb Johnson | May 7, 2024 10:53 pm

New Kent’s Alahna Gadsen (left) beats Warhill’s Imani Morris to the hurdle in the second heat of the girls’ 100-meter hurdles.

Robb Johnson photo

New Kent’s Lady Trojans track and field team scored 75 points en route to finishing fourth at the Bay Rivers District Championship meet Tuesday afternoon.

The Lady Trojans earned four second place finishes as the top performances at the meet. Ryan Griffith earned silver in the high jump with a clearance of 4’10”, Ara Buchman placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 33’7¼”, and both the 4×400 and 4×800 relay teams finished as runners-up in those events with times of 4:13.37 and 10:34.94, respectively.

Warhill won the title with 146 points. Jamestown earned the silver with 107 points, while Lafayette garnered the bronze with 81 points.

On the boys’ side, New Kent put together a 43-point performance to finish seventh at the district championships.

Isaac Lamprecht and Will Ashley went one-two in the boys’ 3200-meter run. Lamprecht won the event with a time of 10:01.59, while Ashley finished just behind at 10:01.98. Ryan Wright also emerged as a winner, capturing the pole vault with a clearance of 15’0”.

Warhill also captured the boys’ title with 112.83 points. Lafayette placed second with 103.5 points, and Grafton finished third with 93.5 points.

Other results (NK only):

Girls: 100- 5. Wallace 13.19, 9. Griffith 13.42, 14. McKell 13.69, 27. Loucks 14.72. 100 Hurdles- 7. Thompson 17.93, 11. Gadsen 19.66, 13. Clements 19.98, 16. Wechsler-Pratt 21.35. 200- 15. McKell 29.33, 25. Loucks 30.62, 30. Mendoza 33.08, 32. Wetherell 34.30. 300 Hurdles- 5. Thompson 50.97, 16. Gill 57.89, 17. Gadsen 57.91. 400- 20. General 1:09.47, 23. Garrison 1:13.99, 25. Wetherell 1:17.61. 800- 25. Dallaire 2:58.35. 1600- 23. Noll 7:35.37. Discus- 11. Byrd 71’1”, 15. Rosado Flores 61’4”, 17. Grubb 57’4”, 22. Silva-Martinez 52’5”. High Jump- 14. Thorp 4’2”, 17. Clements 4’0”. Long Jump- 4. Buchman 15’5”, 6. Griffith 15’2½”, 13. Gadsen 14’1½”, 21. Loucks 12’10¾”. Pole Vault- 3. Wallace 9’0”, 9. Mooradian 7’6”. Shot- 5. Byrd 30’8”. Triple Jump- 4. Butler 32’5½”, 5. Griffith 32’5¼.” 4×100 Relay- 3. NK 51.30.

Boys: 100- 28. Simpson 12.22, 29. Reedy 12.26, 35. Sherman 13.40. 110 Hurdles- 15. Carter 19.68, 17. Elam 20.94. 200- 27. Jenkins 24.98, 29. Young 25.81, 29. Simpson 25.81, 32. Adamson 27.67. 300 Hurdles- 9. Leeper 43.53, 18. Carr 48.43, 20. Carter 49.27, 22. Elam 51.53. 400- 21. Joyner 54.76, 27. Nelson 56.56, 31. Omodan 59.03. 800- 27. Konings 2:25.59. 1600- 3. Lamprecht 4:39.39, 19. Ashley 5:28.54. 3200- 21. Crooms 11:46.44. 4×100 Relay- 8. NK 47.31. 4×400 Relay- 9. 3:44.06. 4×800 Relay- 7. 9:26.46. Discus- 7. Holmes 121’3”, 13. Wallace 114’1”, 16. Schrader 110’10”, 19. Jenkins 105’3”. Pole Vault- 9. Holloway 10’0”, 11. Purgason 8’6”. Shot- 6. Wallace 41’2”, 8. Jenkins 40’5”, 14. Schrader 38’0”, 19. Holmes 36’5”.