Girls Track Team Wins Region Championship

Thursday, April 27, 2017


The Heathwood Hall girls track team finished in first place tonight in the SCISA AAA Region I Championship. The Lady Highlanders were paced by senior captain Rachael Whittaker, who finished with 4 first finishes (100, 200, 100 Hurdles, Triple Jump), and Junior Maryah Nasir, who finished first in 3 events (mile, 2 mile, 800). Additionally, the Lady Highlanders received first place finishes from Nadia Deas in the triple jump, and Louise Tester in the pole vault.

Janie Hicks (2nd - High Jump & 3rd - 400), Shaniya Parker (2nd - shot put & 3rd - discus), Idalia Hanna (2nd – Discus, 3rd – Shot Put), Nadia Deas (2nd – 100, 2nd – 200 ), Jaylen Davis (3rd – 400 Hurdles), and the 4 x 100 Meter Relay (Morgan Goodwin, Davis, Deas, Taylor Smith) also turned in top 3 finishes. The Highlanders captured their 7th consecutive region title.


Girls Team Scores:


Heathwood Hall           210 Pts.

Ben Lippen                  122 Pts.

Hammond                    106 Pts.

Cardinal Newman        42 Pts.

Augusta Christian         8 Pts