The Madison County boys’ track team continues to outpace its competition, winning four of five events so far this spring.
The Raiders garnered their most recent victory Tuesday, beating Hart County 87-45 in Danielsville.
Madison County won 12 events and finished second in eight others as the Raiders remained perfect in home meets.
The only meet the team hasn’t won this spring is the Loch Johnson Invitational at Cedar Shoals where the Raiders finished second to the host Jaguars.
Finishing first in Tuesday’s meet were Matt Dove (discus), Jamal Cooper (long jump, 200 meters), Kendrick Butler (triple jump, 300-meter intermediate high hurdles), T.J. McGuire (high jump, 110-meter high hurdles), Corey Brakhage (1,600 meters), Al Allen (100 meters), Mauro Ortiz (800 meters) and the 4 x 100 (Terry Cobbs, Cooper, Butler and Allen) and 4 x 400 (McGuire, Cooper, Cobbs and Butler) teams.
Prior to the Hart County win, Madison County won a four-team meet last Tuesday on the strength of 10 first-place finishes.
Butler (triple jump, 300-meter intermediate hurdles), McGuire (high jump, 110-meter high hurdles), Allen (100 meters), Jamal Cooper (200 and 400 meters) and Jazmond Taylor (800 meters) all won individual events as Madison County beat North Oconee, Athens Academy and Commerce.
The 4 x 100 team (Cobbs, Cooper, Butler and Allen) and the 4 x 400 team (Allen, Cooper, Cobbs and Butler) also tacked on victories to help the Raiders to their third lopsided win of the year.
The Raiders added second-place finishes from Butler (long jump), Dove (discus), Terry Cobbs (100 meters), Allen (200 meters), Brakhage (800 meters), Donavan Carey (110-meter high hurdles), McGuire (300-meter intermediate hurdles) and Taylor (1,600 meters).