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Track stars shine at River Region Invite

Staff Report

The Tallassee High School track team grabbed third and fifth place finishes in the River Region Invite at Wetumpka on March 18. Several of Tallassee's participants placed with two taking first-place finishes in individual events.

Chloe Baynes set two THS records in the long jump and triple jump. She was first in the long jump and third in the triple. She won the 100-meter hurdles and was second in the javelin.

Teammate Harper Davis also brought home gold. Davis was the top placer in the discus. The girls were fifth overall.

The THS boys had team finish of third. The 4x100 team of James Bender, Ziggy Holloway, Dontae Leonard and Jalyn Daniels came in second. Their time places them within the top ten among Class 5A teams in the state.

James Bender was second in the high jump. Leonard was third. Jordan May was third in the shot put. Austin Gray was second in the javelin.

The Tigers next meet will be at the Troy Invitational on Friday, April 8.