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Neal, Bowman win region long jump titles
Track and Field

The Greenbrier track and field teams swept the boys and girls championships at the Region 1-AAAAA meet last week, held at Bradwell Institute.

The Wolfpack girls amassed a whopping 198 points, 75 more than runner-up Ware County. The Wolfpack boys compiled 182 points, 40.5 more than second-place Jenkins. Bradwell’s boys took third with 108 points, edging out Statesboro by two points. The Bradwell girls were sixth at 65 points.

Bradwell swept first place in the long jump, with Jabarri Neal taking the boys title with a best of 22 feet, 5 inches and Taneiha Bowman winning the girls at 165.25. Bowman also placed third in the girls triple jump at 36-2.

Zay Thomas was second in the boys long jump at 21-6.

Chance Shipman was second in the boys triple jump at 44 feet, and teammate Antionne Burnett was third at 43-5.

Bradwell finished second in the boys and girls 4x100 meter relay. The boys posted a time of 42.68 seconds and the girls finished in 49.53, less than a tenth of a second behind Statesboro. Jacoby Pasley took second in the boys 200-meter dash, hitting the mark in 22.41 seconds.

Bradwell’s Martavious Phillips was second in the boys 300 hurdles, finishing in 41.82 seconds, and teammate Teron Moore was third at 42.81 seconds.

The Bradwell boys were third in the 4x800 meter relay with a time of 9:06.82. Aaliyah Jones was third in the 400-meter dash for Bradwell with a time of 1:02.72. Tyon Jones took third in the boys 100 with a time of 10.95 seconds.

Moore was fourth in the boys 110-meter high hurdles, posting a time of 16.52. Nemiah Alston was fourth in the girls 300 hurdles, with a time of 49.75 seconds.

The Class 5A sectionals will be held May 4 at Greenbrier. The state championships are set for May 9-11 at Carrollton.

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