HS T&F: Eagles Sweep Region Titles

Beaufort High swept the team titles and had the most individual qualifiers at the Region 7-4A track meet Thursday at Beaufort High School.

The top four finishers in each event advanced to the Class 4A state qualifying meet next weekend at Columbia International University. 

Beaufort High’s boys racked up 301 points to easily outpace runner-up Hilton Head High (114). The Eagles had 19 individual qualifiers and won 12 events, including multi-event winners Desmond Gaillard (long jump, triple jump), Tre’john Smalls (100, 200), and Dexter Ratliff (shot put, discus).

Hilton Head High’s boys had six individual qualifiers and won four events, including a pair of golds for Sam Gilman (1600, 800). 

Bluffton’s boys had four individual qualifiers and qualified in all three relays, including a win in the 4×800.

Beaufort’s girls compiled 287 points, while Hilton Head High was second with 122 and Bluffton was third with 91.

The Eagles had 21 individual qualifiers and won 12 events, including a sweep of the three relay races. 

The Seahawks had 10 individual qualifiers and won four events, including multiple wins from Kaitlyn Holland (triple jump, pole vault).

The Bobcats had seven individual qualifiers and one individual champion.


Team scores: Beaufort High 301, Hilton Head High 114, Bluffton 87, Colleton County 53

Individual qualifiers

Beaufort High: Desmond Gaillard (long jump, 1st; triple jump, 1st; 200, 2nd; high jump, 2nd); Tre’john Smalls (100, 1st; 200, 1st); Dexter Ratliff (shot put, 1st; discus, 1st); Marlon Belden (3200, 1st; 1600, 3rd); Aydreyan Laurie (400 hurdles, 1st; 110 hurdles, 3rd); Shylik Smalls (400, 1st; 200, 3rd); Kenneth Williams (high jump, 1st; triple jump, 2nd; long jump, 3rd); Alex Macias (pole vault, 1st); Trayvon Day (400, 2nd); Joshua Wilborn (800, 2nd); Elijah Moreno (high jump, 3rd); Kendrick Williams (triple jump, 3rd); Dyron Clark (triple jump, 4th); Nash Mills (3200, 4th); Jonathan Pozas (800, 4th); Charlie Bennett (1600, 4th); George Williams (110 hurdles, 4th); Marcus Goodwater (400, 4th); Edward Warren (400 hurdles, 4th)

Hilton Head High: Sam Gilman (1600, 1st; 800, 1st); Nate Brown (110 hurdles, 1st; 400 hurdles, 3rd); Colton Thune (1600, 2nd; 800, 3rd); Zach Waters (110 hurdles, 2nd; 400 hurdles, 3rd; long jump, 4th); Logan Seifert (3200, 2nd); Hayden Bird (400, 3rd)

Bluffton: Anthony Carswell (shot put, 2nd; discus, 4th); Dillon Hannon (100, 2nd); Armando Macias Jimenez (3200, 3rd); Jordan Murray (100, 4th)


Team scores: Beaufort High 287, Hilton Head High 122, Bluffton 91, Colleton County 76

Individual qualifiers

Beaufort High: Reyonce Black (100, 1st; 200, 1st; long jump, 4th); Layla Warren (100 hurdles, 1st; 400 hurdles, 2nd); Isis Henderson (400, 1st; 200, 3rd); Nigeria Davila (400 hurdles, 1st; high jump, 2nd); Charlize Antia (3200, 1st); Anaiya Houseal (high jump, 1st); Trelayah Wright (long jump, 1st); Jasmine Torrence (discus, 1st); Darhonna Freeman (400, 2nd); Zoe Lyons (pole vault, 2nd); Shannon Smith (1600, 2nd; 800, 4th); Tiana Litman (shot put, 2nd); Makayla Johnson (100 hurdles, 2nd); Anna Lyles (high jump, 3rd; pole vault, 4th); Anna Brown (800, 3rd); Brianna Binyard (shot put, 3rd); Darien Watkins (triple jump, 3rd); JyYan Simmons (shot put, 4th); Summer Pozas (400 hurdles, 4th); Chasmere Washington (100, 4th); Kiasia Walker (100 hurdles, 4th)

Hilton Head High: Kaitlyn Holland (triple jump, 1st; pole vault, 1st); Isabel Muehleman (1600, 1st; 800, 2nd; 3200, 2nd); Sarah Neville (800, 1st); Sarah Cooke (3200, 3rd); Sawyer McInnes (400, 3rd); Megan Burriss (400 hurdles, 3rd); Deahn Holmes (discus, 3rd); Taylor Boldoe (discus, 4th); Stephanie Martin (3200, 4th); Tanashia Robinson (400, 4th) 

Bluffton: Allayah Bryan (shot put, 1st); Tecoya Heyward (100, 2nd; 200, 2nd; long jump, 2nd); Aniya Lee (discus, 2nd); Kayleigh Washington (long jump, 3rd); Kaitlyn McDonagh (1600, 3rd); Iman Rashid (100 hurdles, 3rd); Ava Gerschultz (1600, 4th)

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