Madison County finished fifth out of 12 teams in the large school division at the Jefferson Relays Saturday, though it could have placed much higher.
Three disqualifications kept the Raider track team from a top-three finish.
“The kids and I know we should have done better … Saturday is behind us as we are focused on region coming up,” Coach Marty Tate said.
The Region 8-AAAA boys’ meet is April 22 and 24 at Monroe Area High School.
T.J. McGuire had the most prolific day for the Raiders, finishing third in the high jump and third in the 110-meter hurdles. He also took eighth in the 300-meter hurdles.
The Raiders finished with 50 points, placing behind Elbert County (95), Mill Creek (93), Miller Grove (73) and Peachtree Ridge (56).
Kendrick Butler added a second-place finish in the triple jump, a fifth-place finish in the 300-meter hurdles and an eighth-place showing in the long jump.
Other individuals scoring for Madison County were Jeffery Hicks (fifth, pole vault), Al Allen (fifth, 100-meter dash), Terry Cobbs (seventh, 100-meter dash) and Jamal Cooper (seventh, long jump)
In the relays, Madison County managed its best showings in the 4 x 800 (fourth), 4 x 400 (sixth) and the distance medley (seventh).