The Scottsboro varsity track and field teams made the most of their only home meet this season.

The Scottsboro girls and boys won their respective division’s championship during the 2018 Scottsboro Invitational on Saturday at Trammell Stadium.

The SHS girls scored 236 points, well in front of runner-up St. John Paul II (121 points), in the varsity girls division. Cullman (91) finished third and J.B. Pennington (80) was fourth while Madison Academy (22) and St. Clair County (22) tied for fifth.

Meanwhile, Scottsboro totaled 185 points in the varsity boys division, finishing 53 points better than runner-up Hartselle (132). Cullman (100) was third while J.B. Pennington (61) was fourth and St. Clair County (47) was fifth.

The Scottsboro girls posted nine event wins and 52 Top-10 finishes while the SHS boys had five event wins and 44 Top-10 finishes.

Amber Littles won the girls 800-meter run (2:35.80) for Scottsboro while Maddie Gossett won the 3200 (12:50.98), Anna Carlson won the 300-meter hurdles (52.17), Lauren Hamm won the high jump (4-10), Aaliyah Scott-Sexton won the shot put and Isabel Wynn won both the long jump (15-01) and the triple jump (33-05). 

Scottsboro also won two of the three relay races. The team of Hanna Allen, Isabelle Flores, Libby Fowler and Lauren Paradise gave Scottsboro the win in the girls 4x100-meter relay (54.25) while Wynn, Carlson, Isabelle Flores and Lauren Paradise teamed up to win the 4x400 (4:35.74).

The SHS girls got runner-up finishes from Gossett in the 1600, Hannah Cloud in the 3200 (12:45.70), Hamm in the pole vault (8-06), Emma Hancock in the long jump (14-02.50), Autumn Ingram in the triple jump (32-03) and Lauren Bell in the shot put (30-02) and discus (82-00.75) as well as the 4x400 relay team of Caroline Estes, Libby Fowler, Emily Littles and Lydia Cook and the 4x800 team of Littles, Carlson, Jones and Isabella Noble.  

The SHS boys event winners were Crawford Hope in the 800 (2:02.77) and the 1600 (4:29.92), Christian Hutson in the pole vault (12-06) and Jacob Manning in the long jump (19-10.75). Scottsboro’s 4x800-meter relay team of Will Coleman, Benson Atkins, Cooper Atkins and Bobby Parsons posted a win with a time of 8:36.67.

Event runners-up for the SHS boys were Hayden Judge in the 800 (2:04.26) and the 1600 (4:34.05), Benson Atkins in the 3200 (10:13.85), Maddox Hamm in the pole vault (11-06) and Alex Cantrell in the triple jump (38-03.25).

Meanwhile, Skyline’s Dawson Wynn posted a second-place finish in the long jump (19-04.25). Skyline finished ninth in the varsity boys standings with 13 points.


(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.