Madison County Track Championships

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(Posted May 1, 2019)

By Pat Donahue, Staff Photographer

London High School hosted the Madison County Track Championships on April 30. Athletes from London, Jonathan Alder, Madison-Plains and West Jefferson competed. London won the boys’ title. Jonathan Alder won the girls’ title. London’s K.J. Price was named the boys’ track athlete of the meet. Jonathan Alder’s Daniel Heinig was named the boys’ field athlete of the meet. London’s Destiny Clifton was named the girls’ track athlete of the meet. Jonathan Alder’s Georgie Wheeler was named the girls’ field athlete of the meet.

London sophomore Ashton Wolford set a personal best and took the pole vault title, clearing the bar at 10′-0”.
Madison Killian runs the final leg of the girls’ 4×400-meter relay. The Jonathan Alder senior ran the event with freshman Natalie Heflin, senior Emily Matessa and freshman Reggan Gray. The team took the win with a time of 4:37.
Jonathan Alder sophomore Georgie Wheeler had a best toss of 28′-7.5” to take second place in the shot put behind Kaitlyn Campbell of West Jefferson who threw 28′-9″. Wheeler went on to top the field in the discus with a throw of 89′-3″. She also was named girls’ field athlete of the meet.
West Jefferson senior Justice Holcomb flew high and long in the long jump with two jumps over 15 feet, the best being 15′-1” to take second place behind Sierra Lapasky of Madison-Plains who landed her best jump at 15′-4.5”.
Destiny Clifton (left) of London took the stripe just ahead of Madison-Plains senior Sierra Lapasky to win the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.62 seconds. Clifton was named the girls’ track athlete of the meet.
Jonathan Alder sophomore Maddie Davis leads the way in the girls’ 1600-meter run. Davis finished first with a time of 5:29.
And they’re off! Runners leave the blocks in the 200-meter dash.
London senior Katie Preston jumped out to a lead in the 100-meter hurdles and never looked back, taking first place with a time of 18.06.
It’s 100-meter hurdle time.
Madison-Plains junior Zach George catches his last hurdle on the way to an o- so-close second-place finish to London’s Andy Fullmer.
Shannon McSeveney took the top spot in the pole vault at the Madison County Track Championships held April 30 at London High School. The London junior took the win, clearing 7′-6”.
Jonathan Alder sophomore Maddie Davis leads the way in the girls’ 1600-meter run. Davis finished first with a time of 5:29.
Competitors in the second heat of the boys’ 100-meter dash blast out of the blocks.

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