2017-04-19 / Sports

Trackster girls take first place at home

By David Stembridge


Junior Dymon Green excelled in the high jump at last week’s meet. Junior Dymon Green excelled in the high jump at last week’s meet. The Burke County Bears track team competed against three schools last Thursday, with the girls coming in first place with a total score of 105, followed by Thomson who scored 94, Hancock with 29 and Jefferson County with 6.

In boys track, Hancock came in first with a score of 75, Burke had 69, Thomson, 59, and Jefferson County, 36.

The girls first place finishers were junior Imani Wimberly (300-yard heat with a time of 49.05 and the 100-yard heat with a time of 16.92); junior Quin’DeJa Hamilton (long jump with a distance of 15 feet and 9 inches and the triple jump with a distance of 32 feet); senior Tymonica Osborne (1600, 6:40) and senior Kayla Lambert (400, 1:01.94, and 800, 2:38).

Lambert, Cordeja Mcbride, Hamilton and sophomore Qua’Nesha Hamilton finished first in the 4x100 with a time of 49.67. Freshman Sara Abumere, Lambert, Mcbride and Osborne finished first in the 4x400 with a time of 4:32.


Junior Imani Wimberly placed first in the 300 and 100 yard heats in last week’s meet. Junior Imani Wimberly placed first in the 300 and 100 yard heats in last week’s meet. The boys first place finishers were junior Dymon Green (high jump, 6’); junior Simeon Coleman (400, 51.32); and sophomore Jackson Parham (100 heat, 15.50).

The region meet began yesterday (Tuesday) and continues this Thursday, April 20, at 4 p.m. at Cross Creek High School.

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