The Commerce Tigers are gearing up for this weekend’s region track meet in Watkinsville.
Athens Academy is hosting the Region 8-A meet that begins Saturday.
Last Saturday the Tigers were at the third annual Gary Matthews Invitational at Oglethorpe. Commerce took third place with 72 points behind first place Oglethorpe (120) and second place East Jackson (119).
Placing for the Tigers in the meet were Jovan Womack and Damian Wood. Womack (11.03 and 22.62) took first and Wood (11.22 and 22.85) took second in the 100m and 200m dash.
Zach Scannell placed third in the 300m hurdles.
Torrance Wilcher took second in both the long jump and the triple jump.
In the 4x100m relay the Commerce A team won the event with a final time of 44.84, the B team placed sixth in the same event. The A team in the 4x400m relay tied with East Jackson’s B team for fourth place at 3:50.00.