Girls Track Team Wins Region Championship
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