Effingham County High School

Williams nets three firsts at Tiger Relays

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March 24, 2014

Staff report

The Effingham County boys finished fifth, while the Lady Rebels placed seventh and the South Effingham girls were eighth at the second annual Tiger Relays at Bradwell Institute.
Tyjon Williams won three events, taking the triple jump with a best of 45 feet, 11 inches, the high jump at 6-2 and the long jump at 22-9.
South Effingham’s Dylan Fontaine was second in the discus at 126-11, and Effingham County’s Carlos Gadson was second in the 400-meter dash at 49.62 seconds.
Effingham County’s 4x400 meter relay team of Williams, Gadson, Kevin Smith and Cullen Barringer was second, barely a half-second behind Statesboro’s winning unit, at 3:27.79.  Smith was third in the 400 at 51.29, and Gadson finished fourth in the 200 at 22.92 seconds.
Rashade Herbert, Darrell David, Donte Williams and Tyjon Williams teamed up to take fourth in the 4x100 relay at 44.02 seconds.
 Barringer was fifth in the triple jump at 40-7 for ECHS, and the Rebels distance medley quartet of Barringer, Robby Godby, Luke Usher and Scott Fingerlos was sixth at 12:49.44. Graig Smith was seventh in the 3,200-meter run for the Mustangs, and Effingham County’s distance medley B team of Chris Oliver, BJ Williams, Xavier Wallace and Noah McIntosh was seventh at 13:13.51.
South Effingham’s Kiunah Fye tied for the top spot in the high jump at 5-2, and she was sixth in the 100 meters at 13.23 seconds. Teammate Cheyenne Pierson was third in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:39.52 and finished sixth in the 1,600 at 5:58.07, 11 seconds and one spot in front of teammate Nicole Larson.
Effingham County’s distance medley team of Faith Deal, Ana Lee Whiddon, Ashley Pevey and Marina Van Sickle placed second at 14:38.61, and the sprint medley team of Quadasha Perry, Racine Chaney, Genellreya Washington and Shakari Powell was third at 2:06.73. Van Sickle was fourth in the in the 1,600 at 5:55.97 and fifth in the 3,200 at 13:13.33.
Washington finished fifth in the 100 at 13.19 seconds and was eighth in the 200. Effingham County’s 4x100 team of Washington, Powell, Perry and Chaney took sixth at 52.13 seconds, Pevey was sixth in the 800 at 2:45.06, and Anais Valentine finished eighth in the 100 hurdles at 18.28.
Marina Powell of South Effingham placed seventh in the shot put at 29-9.5.
Statesboro won the girls meet with 91 points, eight in front of Richmond Hill, while Camden County posted 123 to take the boys meet, just 5.5 points ahead of Statesboro.


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