EAST JACKSON’S Cale Pirtle won both the 1,600 meters and 800 meters at last Wednesday’s county championships at Jefferson as East Jackson won the meet with 62 points.
Pirtle broke his own school record in the 1,600 meters by four seconds with a time of 4:34. East Jackson tallied six first-place finishes. Others adding victories were Shaq Alexander (200 meters, 23.46 seconds), Tyree Rakestraw (long jump, 19-8.25), Jamal Wilcher (triple jump, 39-10) and Jeff Chandler (shot put, 45-7).
Golf: East Jackson boys fall to Stephens
THE EAST Jackson boys’ golf team fell to Stephens County 174-189 Wednesday. Cody Nix led the way with a 45, followed by Nathan Crumley (46) and Spencer Davis (48).
Tuesday, March 27
Track: Whitlock, Sanders lead East Jackson at county championships
EAST JACKSON’S Kristen Whitlock won the 1,600 meters (5:45.92) and the 800 meters (2:40.58) and Lauren Sanders prevailed in the 100-meter hurdles (17.49 seconds) and the 300-meter hurdles (52.32 seconds) last Tuesday at the county championships as the Lady Eagles finished second overall with 40 points.
Also adding first-place finishes were Santana Davis (shot put, 32-7.25) and Robin Adair (high jump, 4-8).