Dadeville boys track team finishes third at sectionalsPublished 10:50am Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Dadeville Tigers boys track and field team secured a third-place finish during the Class 4A, Section 2 meets this past weekend.
The Tigers amassed 144 points, which was three points behind host school Beauregard.
Tallassee won the event with 181 points.
Zack Johnson had an outstanding sectional meet, winning the 800-meter run with a time of 2:08.09 and the 3200-meter run with a time of 10:39.87.
Devin Johnson placed second in the 800.
Zack also finished second in the 1600 meter run and qualified for the Class 4A State Championships in each event.
zack wasn’t the only Tiger to bring home top finishes.
The DHS boys won the 4X400 relay event with a time of 3:37.37, and the Lady Tigers 4X800 relay team took the top spot in their event with a time of 11:08.60.
The girls earned a second-place finish in the 4X400 relays, and the boys finished the 4X800 relays in third.
Other top individual performances included Latravious Glenn, who won the sectional crown in the triple jump and the long jump events.
In the triple jump, Glenn posted a distance of 45 -1.25 feet, a Class 4A and personal best. He won the long jump with a distance of 21-11 feet.
Glenn also finished fourth in the javelin and second in the high jump.
Tomas Foster finished third in the high jump.
For the girls, Shamya Black finished third in the 1600-meter run. Juzlyn Jones and Zikiera Norris secured top-five finishes in the 400 and 800-meter events.
Devonte Pogue and Quentrel Heard earned top-five finishes in the 300-meter hurdles. Dajour Morgan had a top-five finish in both the discus and shotput event. Darius Miller posted a top-five placing in the 200-meter dash.
The state championships will be held May 3-4 at Gulf Shores.