Mel Obadiah Jr. rose to the occasion against Division I talent Saturday, striking gold in the 800m to headline USCB track and field’s efforts at the Gamecock Invitational in Columbia.
Shamar Deacon and Iyana McKeever continued their stellar spring Friday and Saturday, breaking a pair of program records to lead USCB in the Spikes Classic at the ERAU Track and Field Complex in Daytona Beach.
Battery Creek’s girls won five events and placed in the top three in six more to lead the way at the Bob Jenkins Coaches Class Region 7 track and field meet Saturday at Whale Branch Early College High School.
May River’s boys won six events — including two in which the Sharks posted the best times in South Carolina Class 4A this season — to lead the way at the Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic Region 7 track and field meet Saturday at Whale Branch Early College High School.
Mel Obadiah and USCB’s 4x800 men’s relay squad led the Sand Sharks with record-breaking performances at the CIU Rams Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Columbia, and Obadiah was rewarded with Sun Conference Track Athlete of the Week honors.
Beaufort High’s girls and May River’s boys took home the team titles Saturday at the Marwin Kline Invitational track meet held at Whale Branch Early College High School.
May River’s track squad cleaned up in its home meet Saturday, winning five events and capturing the boys’ team title to lead the local contingent at the Shark Invitational.
USCB’s five qualifiers represented well at the 2021 NAIA Indoor Track and Field National Championships, recording five top-10 finishes over the week and rewriting the program’s record books at the Ruth Donohoe First Dakota Fieldhouse in Yankton, South Dakota.
The Statesboro senior has done it again. For the second time this season and the third in her career, Iyana McKeever was named the Sun Conference Field Athlete of the Week after winning two medals at the Embry-Riddle First Chance Last Chance Meet on Saturday in Daytona Beach.
The USCB men’s distance medley relay team put up a strong showing Friday, finishing in second out of four squads at the Montreat Winter Invite.