Bradwell Institute boys and girls track team took first place overall in the 4thAnnual Tiger Relays over the weekend. The Tiger relays featured thirteen teams in attendance, and was the fourth meet in a row for the Tigers to receive the overall high point award.
In the girls category, the Lady Tigers placed top three in eight of the 18 events, and took first in five of them. Kailey Brough took the top spot in the 800 meter and 1600 meter runs, Jayda Daniels finished third in the 100 meter dash, Elizabeth Santiago placed second in the 200 meter dash and first in the 400 meter dash, and Imani Davenport placed second in the 100 meter hurdles. The team of Daniels, Santiago, Sabria Green, and Esperanza Castro placed first in the 800 Sprint Medley, and Green, along with Re’aja Depriest, Betty Jean Goodhall, and Iyanna Slater, placed first in the 4x100 relay.
For the boys, Bradwell won nine of the 18 events, placing in the top three in 14 of them. Donald McClinton took first in the 100 meter dash and long jump, tying his personal best at 23 feet 9 inches and breaking Tiger Relay’s meet record. His brother Dominic placed first in the high jump and triple jump, while finishing third in the 400 meter dash.
Da’Shaun Coleman took third in the high jump and 200 meter dash, but finished first 400 meter dash. Anthony McClinton placed third in the pole vault, while Terrius Crimiel won the 110 meter and 300 meter hurdles, edging out the 110 meter win by .11 seconds.
The team of Crimiel, Desmond Dawkins, and Donald and Dominic McClinton took first in the 4x100 meter relay. Dawkins was also a part of the Tigers second place finish in the 4x200 meter relay with Wayne Barnett, Ke’Ron Mason, and Johntavious Smith. Bradwell’s A and B teams finished top three in the 800 spring medley, with the A team taking first and the B team taking third.
Head Coach DeAndre Davis said that he is extremely proud of his athletes for the way they have been producing this season, stating that they come week in and week out to compete. “Everyone is doing their job to make this season a success,” he said. “We have a couple more adjustments that need to be made before Regionals, Sectionals, and State.”
Bradwell travels to Valdosta this weekend for their next meet where they will compete with 22 other teams, seven of them from the 7A region.