Girls Track & Field Qualifies for State

photo courtesy of Samantha Smith
photo courtesy of Samantha Smith

The Boys and Girls Track and Field teams participated in the 2018 Sectional Meet on Saturday, April 28. Teams from Class AAAAA Regions 1, 3, 6, & 7 competed at Starr's Mill in Fayetteville.

Congratulations to both the Boys and the Girls Track and Field teams for qualifying for the State Meet for the 27th time in the past 29 years.

Congratulations also to the Lady Raiders for setting or matching several school records.

Special recognition goes to freshman Elle Mezzio; she is the first athlete (male or female) in school history to qualify for a state championship in four different sports in the same school year (Cross Country, Diving, Track & Field, and Soccer)

Lady Raider Sectional Highlights

100m dash
2nd place, state qualifier, & new school record (11.87 seconds), Kennedy Lewis

Long jump
1st place, state qualifier, & tied her school record (18'11"), Jadaja Baxter

5th place & state qualifier, Dominique Saintvil

8th place & state qualifier, Elizabeth Smith

7th place & state qualifier, Elle Mezzio

High Jump
5th place & state qualifier, Theresa Riccio

Pole Vault
8th place & state qualifier, Kaleila Abrille

4x100 Relay
3rd place & state qualifiers: Haley Allen, Jadaja Baxter, Kennedy Simmons, and Kennedy Lewis

4x400m Relay
4th place, state qualifiers, & new school record (3:53.63):  Kennedy Lewis, Dominique Saintvil, Lala Hasbrouck, and Jadaja Baxter


Next on the schedule is the 2018 State Meet which takes place over three days -- May 10, 11, & 12 -- at Carrollton High School.

View or download the 2017-18 Girls Track & Field Schedule


photo courtesy of Samantha Smith