Griffins Qualify for State Meet

Akyel Richmond soars into first place. (Photo/Jason Arthur)

Akyel Richmond soars into first place. (Photo/Jason Arthur)

COLUMBIA (May 11, 2016) – Fairfield Central athletes left it all on the track Saturday at the Class 2A qualifier meet at Memorial Stadium. The top four finishers move on to the state meet Saturday at Spring Valley High School. Here is how they finished (qualifiers in bold):


100M – Tony Ruff, 11:09 (4th); Josh Bell, 11:38 (9th).

110M Hurdles – Akyel Richmond, 16.61 (7th).

1600M – Zaretrious Evans, 5:12.01 (10th).

200M – Tony Ruff, 22.90 (7th).

4×400 Relay – Antoine Young, Ah’Quil Ros, Kimoni Harris, Theron Byrd, 3:50.36 (13th).

Long Jump – Akyel Richmond, 22-04.00 (1st).

Triple Jump – Akyel Richmond, 44-01.00 (4th).


100M – Aaliyah Morgan, 13.17 (11th).

400M Hurdles – Trenell Boyd, 1:22.49 (13th).

400M – Ver’Daja Cleckley, 1:05.80 (10th); Jasmine Boyd, 1:13.54 (15th).

4×100 Relay – Jayla Johnson, Ver’Daja Cleckley, A’Passionate McDaniel, Aaliyah Morgan, 52.16 (6th).

4×400 Relay – Trenell Boyd, Zykirah Davis, Jasmine Boyd, Ver’Daja Cleckley, 4:32.12 (9th).

800M – Ashanti Thompson, 2:48.01 (9th).

Long Jump – Zykirah Davis, 14-08.25 (10th).


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