Boys Varsity Track, Girls Varsity Track · Track & Field Advances to Sectionals


Grady Track & Field competed this week in the Region 6-AAAAA Championship Meet, held at New Manchester High School on Monday 4/26 and Wednesday 4/28. Both teams finished in third place, with the Boys behind region winner New Manchester and region runner-up Chapel Hill, and the girls finishing behind region winner Maynard Jackson and region runner-up Chapel Hill.

The Knights qualified multiple athletes for the sectional meet, which will be held on May 8 at Starr’s Mill High School. Among the qualifiers for the sectional meet were sophomore Jamie Marlowe and senior Fredrick Hamilton, who were named the Region 6-AAAAA girls and boys runners of the year. Marlowe won the 800, 1600, and 3200, and was a member of the winning 4 x 800 relay team. Hamilton won the 300-meter hurdles, was runner-up in the 400, runner-up in the 4 x 400 relay, and finished fourth in the 4 x 100 relay. Marlowe and Hamilton will be joined at the sectional meet by:

Boys
  • Jackson Sexton – 400 (3rd) , 300-meter hurdles (2nd), 4 x 100 (4th), 4 x 400 (2nd)
  • Xavier Sessoms – High Jump (4th), 4 x 100 (4th), 4 x 400 (2nd)
  • Everett Schroeder – 1600 (1st), 800 (2nd), 4 x 800 (3rd)
  • Jordan Taylor – 4 x 800 (3rd), 4 x 400 (2nd)
  • Xzavian Blackman – Pole Vault (4th)
  • Marcus Johnson – 4 x 800 (3rd)
  • Amari Little – Discus (4th)
  • Nasir Lomax  – Shot Put (3rd)
  • Carl Murray – 4 x 100 (4th)
  • Devin Tabourn – 4 x 800 (3rd)

Girls

  • Eryn Boone – Long jump (1st), 4 x 400 (4th)
  • Taylor Edwards – Triple Jump (2nd), 4 x 400 (4th)
  • Ameah Richardson – 100-meter hurdles (3rd), 4 x 400 (4th)
  • Emilia Weinrobe – 3200 (3rd), 4 x 800 (1st)
  • Keira Ely – 4 x 800 (1st)
  • Tahjee Hinton – 4 x 400 (4th)
  • Jordyn Morton – Shot Put (3rd)
  • Ellie Spears – 4 x 800 (1st)

The top eight qualifiers from the sectional meet will then compete in the state championship meet on May 13, 14, and 15 at Carrollton High School.