NP Track 4/23/13

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Members of the North Panola boys and girls track teams who advanced to regionals Saturday include (first row, l. to r.) Kiron Covington, Martavious Lantern, Rondarrius Hunt; (second row) Will Taylor, Vondeddrick Hunt, Kelvin Covington, Virgil Jones, Detalion Mays, Darius Thomas, head coach Derek King, April Pope, CLarissa Jones; (third row) Ja’Anthony Wright, Ben Milton, Kerrion Cotton, DeVonta Brassell, Justin Conner and Jamal Mangrum. The Panolian photo by Myra Bean

NP track members advance to regionals

By Myra Bean

The North Panola track team traveled to Winona Thursday to compete in the district tournament and the boys walked away district champions with 158 points, followed by Charleston in second with 104 points.
The boys walked away with seven district titles in the track and field events. The girls claimed one district title, April Pope, discus.

Kelvin Covington claimed the district titles in shot put and discus. Other district titles were claimed in 100m hurdles – Ja’Anthony Wright; 400m hurdles – Detalion Mays; 4x100m relay – Justin Conner, Randy Harrell, Darius Thomas and Jamal Mangrum; 4x200m relay – Same as 4×100; and Long Jump – Darius Thomas.

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Results from Thursday and advancing to regionals on Saturday at Winona starting at 10 a.m. are:
•High Jump
J’Anthony Wright – 2nd place

•100m Dash
Darius Thomas – 2nd place
Justin Conner – 4th place

•200m Dash
Jamal Mangrum – 2nd place

•400m Dash
Detalion Mays – 1st place

•800m Run
Kiron Covington – 2nd place
Jalen Taylor – 3rd place

•1600m Run
Demetrick Porter – 4th place

•110m Hurdles
Ja’Anthony Wright – 1st

•300m Hurdles
Ja’Anthony Wright – 2nd place
DeVonta Brassell – 4th place

•4x100m Relay
Justin Conner, Randy Harrell, Darius Thomas, Jamal Mangrum – 1st place
•4x200m Relay
Justin Conner, Randy Harrell, Darius Thomas, Jamal Mangrum – 1st place

•4x400m Relay
Randy Harrell, Virgil Jones, Benzarius Milton, Detalion Mays – 2nd place

•Shot Put
Kelvin Covington – 1st place
Rondarius Hunt – 4th place

Kelvin Covington – 1st place

•Long Jump
Darius Thomas – 1st place
Robert Oliver – 2nd place

•Triple Jump
DeVonta Brassell – 2nd place

Girls advancing to regionals are:
April Pope – 1st place

•Long Jump
Audrea Taylor – 3rd place

•Shot Put
Clarissa Jones – 2nd place