The annual Tiger Invitational Track meet was Saturday at the Bradwell Track and Field complex. The other teams participating in the six-school event were Bethesda Academy, St. Vincent’s, Savannah Arts, Jenkins High School and Glynn Academy.
In 16 events scored in the boys division and 15 events scored in the girls division, Bradwell’s girls outdistanced the competition by 64 points. While the boys won by 2 points over Glynn Academy.
Boys coach DeAndre Davis was enthusiastic with the results.
“I did not expect doing this good with a new team,” he said.
The girls team, coached by Brian Williams, swept the 100 meter, 200 meter and the 400 meter dashes with Destiny Nash winning both the 100 and 200.
Jayda Daniels won the 400 dash over St. Vincent’s Diana Wickham by 12 tenths of a second.
In the 100 meter hurdles, Enfinity Marshall won with a time of 16.74 seconds.
The girls 300 meter hurdles was won by Chalece Frasier with a 50.22.
In the 4x400 relay, Kyra Barney, Daniels, Nash and Anasia Reynolds beat Glynn Academy by nine tenths of a second.
Barney continued her winning streak by finishing first in the girls long jump and the girls triple jump.
Shamar Rose won both the boys 100 and 200 with times of 10.80 and 22.06, respectively.
Boys high jump was won by Da’Shaun Coleman. Cedric Golphin wog the long jump with a 22 feet, 8-inch jump. In the shot put, KJ Milner won with a toss of 51.4.
Next event for the Bradwell track team with be Saturday at the Swamp Relay in Waycross.
In other spring sports at Bradwell, the boys soccer team is currently 4-4 on the season and 1-2 in the Region.
In last week’s match against Brunswick High the Tigers lost 3-1 in a contest coach Tommy Oglesby described as “one we were not mentally prepared to play.”
After regrouping, the team came back and beat a very good Effingham County team 1-0.
Goal keeper Nick Finley had an outstanding match with a shut out and eight saves with Jamaal Duvall scoring the winning goal.
“Nick Finley has just been phenomenal all season long”
The Tiger boys soccer team will be getting prepared this week to meet Richmond Hill, one of the strongest teams in the region, Tuesday at Olvey Field.
Editor’s note: Smith is covering prep and recreation sports for the Courier and she’s reached out to coaches and athletic directors at both Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School. Coaches are encouraged to submit results to Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.