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POSTED: April 25, 2012 10:23 a.m.
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The Bradwell Tiger boys’ track team claimed the Region 3-AAAAA trophy for the sixth year in a row and the Lady tigers won their first region title since 2006 Friday in Hinesville.

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Bradwell’s track teams sprinted to first place in the Region 3-AAAAA track finals Friday at BI.
For the boys, it was their sixth consecutive region championship. For the Lady Tigers, it was their first region title since 2006, according to track coach DeAndre Davis.
The BI boys tallied 174 points for the win; the girls totaled 160. Camden and Groves took second and third for boys and girls, respectively.
Earning the region highpoints awards were Anthony Holsendolph, Markell McKee and KeAndrea Ladson.
Several Tigers also qualified for the sectional meet in Tifton this weekend.
“They will compete this Saturday for a chance to compete in the state championships,” Davis said. “I am especially happy for the seniors. They wanted to be a part of the second class that won all year. We are losing a great deal of guys to graduation. This group is very special and will be missed. We have six guys returning.”
Davis added that the girls will lose several runners to graduation.
“But there will be a lot of talent left,” he said. “The girls will have a good chance to repeat. After finishing second the last five years, the ladies were excited about finally winning. The boys and the girls worked extremely hard in the off-season. That work paid off. The kids challenged each other, and held one another accountable. Coach (Brian) Williams got his first championship in his first year.”
Sectional qualifiers
Girls
4-x-400 relay teams of Sherina Hornsby, KeAndrea Ladson, Erina Veliz, Michela Alvin, Candace Blair, Nicole Jones, Aaliyah Howard and Jaelin Sample.
High jump and triple jump — KeAndrea Ladson
Long jump — Candace Blair and Shilo Davis
1600-meter run — Sherina Hornsby and Aaliyah Howard
Discus throw — Meechie Jackson
100 dash — KeAndrea Ladson and Candace Blair
200  dash — Candace Blair
800  run — Sherina Hornsby and Aaliyah Howard
3200  run — Jaelin Sample and Alicia Santiago
Boys
1600  run — Wesley Worthy and David Thornton
110  hurdles — Michael Clayton
300  hurdles — Ross Curry
4-x-400 relay teams of Markell McKee, Anthony Holsendolph, Jahlil Witt, Marsalis Jackson, Tony Britton, David Thornton, Jamoris Hill and Rashod Harris
4-x-100 relay team of Lord Smith, Rashod Harris, Isiah Barnes, Jahlil Witt
200 dash — Anthony Holsendolph and Marsalis Jackson
400  dash — Anthony Holsendolph and Markell McKee
High jump — Anthony Holsendolph
Long Jump — Marsalis Jackson and Joshua McCullan
Triple jump — Markell McKee and Jahlil Witt
Shot-put — Sterling Burns
Discus throw — Sterling Burns
800  run  — Rashod Harris and Markell McKee
3200  run  — Wesley Worthy and David Thornton

 

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