Central’s Boys 4×4 Team Sets Top Mark In The State

By May 6, 2024Uncategorized

Central’s boys 4×4 relay team put together an epic performance at the TRAC championships on Thursday. The team of EJ Morgan, Brandon Smith, Xavier Jones and Walter Pierce recorded the fastest time in the state, finishing with a mark of 3:15.01, per the Grizzlies. They also narrowly missed the school record of 3:14.78, which was set by the state championship team in 2022.

Central’s 4×4 team finished well-ahead of second-place Clovis (3:20.93). Buchanan came in third (3:22.62).

There was a lot more for Central to celebrate at the TRAC championships. Senior Samuel Agbakoba took first in the boys triple jump and set the No.1 mark in the state (47-10.50), according to the team. Another Central senior, David Mangum, finished second in the triple jump (46-03.50).

In the 110-hurdle, Grizzlies’ senior Noel Felix gave his school another first-place finish. He finished with a time of 14.01. That’s the fifth fastest time in the state.
Buchanan’s Hudson Hergenrader came in second (14.44). Central sophomore Jaylen Jackson was third (14.93). It was the same order in the 300-meter hurdles: Felix (39.70), Hergenrader (40.31). Jackson (40.56).

Here are some of the other top results for Central at the TRAC Championship:

Boys High Jump

Myron Pondexter-Johnson, 2nd, 6-02.00

Boys Pole Vault

Giobanni Morales, 2nd, 13-06.00

Girls 200-meter

Riley A Allen, 2nd, 24.84

Girls 100-meter hurdles

Jaidyn Shynett, 2nd, 15.07

Girls 300-meter hurdles

Aavian Covington, 2nd, 46.09

Girls Shot Put

Brooklyn Epperley, 2nd, 37-08.00

Girls Discuss

Brooklyn Epperley, 1st, 135-00.50

Girls High Jump

Illicia Ross, 1st, 5-06.00

Girls Triple Jump

Vivian Moore, 2nd, 36-01.00

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