No team was catching Walton on either side, but Cherokee had the county’s best finishes in second on the girls side and third on the boys side at the Region 4AAAAAAA meet last week at Woodstock.
The Lady Warriors (118) were well behind Walton (194), but they finished with a comfortable cushion ahead of Woodstock (96), Lassiter (96), Etowah (82) and Roswell (71).
Cherokee’s boys (117) were behind Walton (156) and a point back of Roswell (118). Etowah (104) was fourth, ahead of Woodstock (92) and Lassiter (74).
Jasmin Walker won the shot put (38-04) and discus (105-08.5) and lead the Lady Warriors. Fayola Louis won the triple jump (36-01.5), and Sade Alalade won the 300-meter hurdles in 46.28 seconds.
Jada Renee Walker qualified for sectionals in the 100, while Lily Cncola qualified second in the 3,200. Alalade also qualified second in the high jump, ahead of teammate Sarah Martin in fourth. Kaylee Lowe and Olivia Wimbish each qualified in the long jump, while Haylee Donley gave the lady Warriors a second qualifier in the triple jump. Savannah Devine finished second in the pole vault, and Keiandra Rivera qualified fourth in the shot put.
Corbin McCrary threw 49-02.5 to give Cherokee’s boys their only championship in the shot put. Grant Dubiel also qualified in the shot put, and both advanced in the discus.
Brennan perry qualified in the 400, while Dominick De Lillo and Mykal Hogue each qualified in the 800. Hogue added a qualifying time in the 1,600, while Chase Whatley qualified in the 110 hurdles.
Carter Speaks qualified in the high jump. Anthony D’Angelo advanced in the long jump, and D.J. Kinney punched his ticket in the triple jump to round out Cherokee’s qualifiers.
Brynne Sumnre won the 800 (2:14.07) and 1,600 (4:59.73) to give Woodstock’s girls their only two titles.
Jamie Stark qualified in the 100. Maricia Winzer qualified in the 100 and 300 hurdles, and she will be joined in the 300 hurdles by Brooklyn Moss. Brenna French qualified in the pole vault.
Jabari Overton won the 100 (10.82) and 200 (22.17) to lead Woodstock’s boys, while Hayden Burns also qualified in both events. Chadwick Bracewell qualified in the high jump, and Chris Sayles qualified in the discus.
For Etowah, Madison Johns qualified in the 200 and triple jump to lead the girls. Meg Lance qualified in the 400, and Makenna Calbert advanced in the 1,600. Calbert and Sydney Runyan both qualified in the 3,200. Jessica Rinker qualified in the 100 hurdles, and Emani Smart qualified second in the discus.
Ameer Salame won the 300 hurdles in 39.64 while also qualifying in the 110 hurdles and high jump to lead Etowah. Remington Adams qualified in the 100, while Elijah Al-Ghani advanced in the 400. Vince Mwangi qualified in the 3,200.
Frabrice Apaloo qualified in the triple jump. Fisher Gibson moved on in the pole vault, and Cole Sutphin advanced in the shot put.