HS Track & Field: Beaufort Boys Win, Girls 2nd At Sand Shark Invitational

Beaufort High’s boys won the team title and the Eagles’ girls finished second among 17 teams at the inaugural Sand Shark Track & Field Invitational on Saturday at May River High School.

Reggie Jones Jr. and Desmond Gaillard each won two events to lead Beaufort’s boys to 145 points, easily outpacing runner-up Liberty County (116.5). Jones won the 110 hurdles (15.20) and the 400 hurdles (57.11), while Gaillard took gold in the triple jump (45-8.5) and high jump (6-2), and Isaiah Parker won the shot put (50-09.25).

Bluffton’s boys won the 4×800 (8:39.07) by less than a second over May River, which finished fourth despite no individual titles.

Beaufort’s girls finished with 108.5 points, just 5.5 behind champion Liberty County. Keyasha Brown won the 100 hurdles (15.28) for the only individual title for the Eagles.

May River’s girls finished third with four individual champions and a relay win. Madison Lewellen (5:32.32) edged teammate Emma Peluso by six hundredths of a second in the 1600, Peluso won the 800 (2:28.89), Victoria Sosa won the 3200 (12:42.80), and Cathryn Roberts won the pole vault (11-3). The Sharks also won the 4×800 relay (10:26.82).

For complete results, click here.

Girls Team Scores

1. Liberty County 114

2. Beaufort High 108.5

3. May River 96.5

4. New Hampstead 90

5. Bluffton 57

6. Colleton County 56

7. Palmetto Christian 34

8. Effingham County 32

9. Windsor Forest 16

10. Allendale-Fairfax 15

11. Baptist Hill 13

12. Military Magnet 12

13. Whale Branch 10

14. John Paul II 5

Boys Team Scores

1. Beaufort High 145

2. Liberty County 116.5

3. New Hampstead 105

4. May River 73

5. Military Magnet 40.5

6. Whale Branch 38.5

7. Colleton County 30.5

8. Effingham County 30

8. Palmetto Scholars 30

10. Bluffton 24

11. Allendale-Fairfax 18

12. Palmetto Christian 6

13. Baptist Hill 1

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