Former Scottsboro track and field standout posted a top-three finish in a collegiate meet last weekend.

Queens University junior Evans Wright, a 2017 Scottsboro High School graduate, set a new school record in the weight throw (16.46 meters) during the East Tennessee State University Track and Field Meet. Wright finished third overall.

Pisgah’s Womack commits to Gadsden State — Pisgah senior forward Chloe Womack has committed to play college basketball at Gadsden State Community College.

Womack announced her commitment on Twitter on Sunday, saying “I’m very excited to announce that I will be furthering my academic (and) basketball career Gadsden State Community College! I want to give a special thank you to my family, coaches, teammates and friends for always supporting me.”

Womack, a four-year starter and a two-time state champion for the Eagles.

Section, NSM players named to all-area teams — Several North Sand Mountain and Section basketball players were named to the Class 2A Area 15 Girls and Boys All-Area 15 Regular-Season Teams.

NSM’s Jessi Weldon and Vickey Hassell and Section’s Savannah White were selected to the girls all-area team 

Meanwhile, NSM’s Derek Bearden, Luke Maples and Russ Marr and Section’s Alex Guinn and Logan Patterson were selected to the boys all-area team.

Scottsboro’s Harris eclipses the 1,000-point mark— Scottsboro junior point guard B.J. Harris passed the 1,000-point mark for his high school basketball career during the Wildcats’ game at Fort Payne on Jan. 27.

Harris has been a member of the Scottsboro varsity basketball team since he was as eighth-grader.

Scottsboro alum enjoys successful college baseball debut — Reed Latimer, a 2019 Scottsboro High School graduate, went 5-for-8 with a double, five RBIs and four runs scored during the University of Montevallo’s baseball team three-game sweep of Ohio Valley last weekend. 

Latimer reached base eight times in all, as aside from his five hits he drew two walks and was hit by a pitch. He also had four putouts and one assists in the field.

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