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South Georgia shines at GISA state track meet

By Joey Donia - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -  South Georgia track stars shined at the GISA State Track meet in Albany.

Deerfield Windsor's Tony Zenon remained king of the mountain in the 100 meter dash defending his title with a winning time of 10.85 seconds. The future Georgia Tech football player then went on to win a championship in the 200 meters.

Tony also anchored Deerfield Windsor to a championship in the 4x100. Zenon combined with Justin Webb Kh'Ron McClain, and Davis Moore to turn in a winning time of 44 seconds. As a team Deerfield Windsor was unable to defend its' state title. George Walton claimed the championship and the Knights settled for 2nd place.

In AA the Sherwood Christian Boys won the 4x100 meter relay. Dontavious Brown, Phillip English, Montrell King, and Daronique Daniels turned in a winning time of 45.35 seconds.

In Class A Terrell Academy's Cole Byrd won the 100 meter dash in 11.47 seconds.

In the hurdles Kevin Melton was the man for Randolph Southern. He won the 110 meters and defended his title in the 300 meters.

Westwood's Virginia Vereen didn't just win the 300 meter hurdles, the sophomore set a new state record with a winning time of 49.14 seconds.

"It's a really big honor because I've been training really hard and I finally didn't get here and choke so I finally ran my race and it feels really good" said Vereen.

Virginia and the Westwood girls finished in 2nd place behind Briarwood.


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