Cordova boys, girls win titles at Walker County Track and Field Meet

By JOHNATHAN BENTLEY, Eagle Sports Editor
Posted 4/20/17

CARBON HILL — Cordova’s boys track team racked up first-place finishes in 10 events to run away with the Walker County Track and Field Meet title at Carbon Hill High School on Thursday.

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Cordova boys, girls win titles at Walker County Track and Field Meet

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CARBON HILL — Cordova’s boys track team racked up first-place finishes in 10 events to run away with the Walker County Track and Field Meet title at Carbon Hill High School on Thursday.

The Blue Devils finished with 126.5 points, well ahead of second-place finisher Dora, which totaled 48 points. Curry took third with 46.5 points followed by Carbon Hill with 20 points.

Cordova also finished in first place on the girls side, totaling 82 points. Both Curry and Dora tied for second with 47 points followed by Carbon Hill with 38.

For the Cordova boys, both Jaylon Simon and Kolbi Fuqua won two individual events. Both were also part of Cordova’s 4X100 meter relay team that took home first place.

Simon won both the 100m dash and the 200m while Fuqua was victorious in the high jump and the 110m hurdles.

Other winners for Cordova were: Garrett Stacks (discus), Deangelo Woods (shot put), Aiden Gay (high jump), Macoy Hitchcock (400m), the 4x100m relay team of Demetrius Kirk, Fuqua, Jolan Patmon and Simon and the 4x400m relay team of Tyler Poore, Cordell, Hitchcock and Colton Hart.

Both Dora and Curry won events on the boys side as well. Dora’s Achilya Dixon won the javelin, Noah Redwine won the 800m and Ethan Jolly won the 300m hurdles. Curry’s John Moon won the 1600m and the 4x800 team of Colt Aaron, Moon, Payton Key and Caleb Arron also took first place.

Jordan Mills and Madi Drew paced Cordova’s girls, winning two events each. Mills finished first in both the 100m and 200m runs while Drew won the shot put and the discus.

Also for Cordova, McKinsey Boteler won the 400m, Eden Taylor won the triple jump and Sarah Aaron won the 1600m. Cordova’s 4x100m relay team of Mills, Boteler, Woods and Guerra also took home first place along with the 4x800m relay team of Rush, Guerra, Aaron and Woods.

Carbon Hill’s Mikayla Wideman won both the high jump and long jump, Curry’s Karlie Stephens won the javelin and Dora’s Anna McDonald won the 800m.

Dora’s 4x400m relay team of Stephens, Tucker, Ziyad and McDonald also won.