HS T&F: Sharks Sweep Team Titles At Region 8-3A Meet

Host May River swept the team titles at the Region 8-3A track and field meet Thursday and qualified 28 individual athletes for the Class 3A Lower State meet next weekend at Waccamaw. 

May River’s boys swept the relays, winning the 4×100, 4×400, and 4×800, and had seven athletes win individual titles, including multi-event winners Melvin Livermon (200, 400) and Owen Andrews (800, 1600). 

May River’s girls won the 4×400 and 4×800 relays and placed second in the 4×100, and they claimed six individual titles, including two for Emma Peluso (800, 1600). 


Team scores: May River 151, Wade Hampton 132, Battery Creek 42, Lake Marion 26, Ridgeland-Hardeeville 5

Individual qualifiers

May River: Melvin Livermon (200, 1st; 400, 1st); Owen Andrews (800, 1st; 1600, 1st); Jaxon Beebe (3200, 1st); DJ Robinson (400 hurdles, 1st; 110 hurdles, 3rd); Terry Fields (long jump, 1st; 100, 4th); Beau Bischoff (pole vault, 1st); Ridge Dowe (discus, 1st; shot put, 2nd); Tristan Kaplan (800, 2nd; 1600, 3rd); Colin Keck (1600, 2nd; 800, 4th); Mills Campbell (3200, 2nd); Matthew Givens (400 hurdles, 3rd); Kyle Rivers (high jump, 3rd); Huff Campbell (1600, 4th); Jalen Charles (110 hurdles, 4th); Steffin Gadson (high jump, 4th)

Battery Creek: Jordan Wilson-Smalls (high jump, 1st; triple jump, 4th); Aaron Depass (200, 2nd); Alex Frazier (400, 3rd); Ezri Gregg (discus, 4th); Brandon Wilson (shot put, 3rd)

Ridgeland-Hardeeville: Marquez Grant (long jump, 4th)


Team scores: May River 134, Battery Creek 130, Wade Hampton 48, Ridgeland-Hardeeville 24, Lake Marion 17

Individual qualifiers

May River: Emma Peluso (800, 1st; 1600, 1st); Victoria Sosa (3200, 1st); Keelin McAlpine (400 hurdles, 1st; 100 hurdles, 2nd); Cathryn Roberts (pole vault, 1st; 100 hurdles, 4th; 400 hurdles, 4th); Chynna Sneed (discus, 1st; shot put, 2nd; triple jump, 3rd); Jalyn Foster (800, 2nd); Gracyn Drury (1600, 2nd; 800, 3rd); Hailey Horton (800, 4th); Breanna Sullivan (400, 3rd); AnnaDora Hale (400, 4th); Ashlyn Babkiewicz (1600, 3rd; 3200, 2nd); Anna Camden Shirley (1600, 4th); Gabby Welsch (high jump, 2nd)

Battery Creek: Charisse Cohen (triple jump. 1st; long jump, 2nd); Erica Tobin (high jump, 1st; 100, 3rd; 200, 3rd); Daje Bartley (400, 1st; triple jump, 2nd); Taaliyha Preston (400, 2nd); Myra Smith (100, 2nd; 200, 2nd; long jump, 4th); Laila Walker (100, 4th); Gabrielle Huggins (3200, 3rd); Margaret Armes (3200, 4th; pole vault, 4th); Tiana Gray (pole vault, 2nd; 400 hurdles, 2nd; 100 hurdles, 3rd); Kierra Barnett-Brown (long jump, 3rd); Dazanni Hinton (discus, 3rd; shot put, 4th); Trezure Siplin (shot put, 3rd)

Ridgeland-Hardeeville: Lenasia Singletary (100, 1st; 200, 1st); Latrina Fadden (200, 4th)

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