Winston-Salem, NC – Southern Wesleyan finishes well in several events during the Kick-Off Classic, their first meet of the year.
How It Happened
In the Men's 60 Meters, Nick Edwards led the way with a time of 7.10 to take 40th place. He was followed by Derrick White, Jr with a time of 7.17 for 54th place. White went on to finish in 17th place in the Men's 200 Meters with a time of 22.86. He was followed by Jannai Maxwell in 25th place with a time of 23.12 and Edwards in 37th with a time of 23.49.
In the Men's 400 Meters, Dymitric Ray finished in 17th with a time of 51.80. He was followed by Shonquez Caldwell in 25th with a time of 52.52. Thomas Williams led the way for the Warriors in the Men's 800 Meters taking ninth with a time of 2:00.70. Williams was followed by Mason Sims in 31st with a time of 2:15.26. In the Men's Mile Run, Michael Spearman finished in 23rd place with a time of 4:55.18. He was closely followed by Konnor Palacios in 25th with a time of 4:57.43.
In the Men's 60 Meter Hurdles, Leonard Holmes took seventh place with a time of 8.50. In the Men's High Jump, Johnny Bogert took 13th with a height of 1.75 meters. Javon Barmore and Raymond Simmons led the way for Southern Wesleyan in the Men's Triple Jump. Barmore took ninth with a distance of 13.45 and Simmons took tenth with a distance of 13.33 meters.
In the Men's Shot Put, Keauntai Robinson led the Warriors with a distance of 12.27 meters to take 23rd place. Robinson was followed by Jake Wicks with a distance of 11.74 meters to take 25th and Christian Swindle with a distance of 11.19 meters to take 31st. Robinson went on to take 14th place in the Men's Weight Throw with a distance of 12.12 meters. He was followed by Wicks with a distance of 11.83 meters to take 17th place.
In the Women's 60 Meters, Amy Barton and Lyric King led the way for the Warriors to finish in a tie for 17th with times of 7.87. They were followed by Morgan Haney with a time of 7.94 for 21st place and Kayla Achenbach with a time of 8.06 for 30th. Barton went on to take fourth place in the Women's 200 Meters with a time of 25.42. She was followed by Morgan Haney in ninth place with a time of 26.06, A'Miracle Scott in 26th with a time of 26.86 and Destiny Massey in 36th with a time of 27.18.
In the Women's 400 Meters, Kayla Achenbach took 22nd with a time of 1:01.73. Achenbach was followed by Shavon Fields in 38th with a time of 1:04.09 and Katrice Hunter in 47th place with a time of 1:06.28. Jami Lewis led the way for the Warriors in the Women's 800 Meters taking ninth with a time of 2:22.35. Lewis was followed by Hayley Singletary in 21st with a time of 2:32.37 and Keyanna Williams in 29th with a time of 2:40.10. In the Women's Mile Run, Hanan Balawi took 14th with a time of 5:51.53. Balawi was followed by Kyra Hood in 17th with a time of 5:57.27 and Sarah Reeves in 18th with a time of 6:09.02.
In the Women's 60 Meter Hurdles, Skylar Julian finished in fifth with a time of 9.06 to qualify for the finals. In the finals, Julian took fifth with a time of 9.03. Julian was joined by Chyna Campbell in 12th place with a time of 9.22. In the Women's High Jump, Tierra Johnson took 17th with a distance of 1.55 meters. She was followed by Paige Peterson in 21st with a height of 1.50 meters. Haley McLaughlin led the team in the Women's Pole Vault with a height of 2.75 meters to take fifteenth place.
In the Women's Long Jump, A'Miracle Scott took 12th place with a distance of 5.18 meters. Tierra Johnson and Jordan Hargrave led the Warriors in the Women's Triple Jump. Johnson took 14th with a distance of 10.33 meters and Hargrave took 15th with a distance of 10.29. In the Women's Shot Put, Chyna Cannon took 26th place with a distance of 10.09 meters and Kelsie Smith took 30th place with a distance of 9.68 meters. Cannon went on to take 25th place in the Women's Weight Throw with a distance of 10.18 meters.
Southern Wesleyan will next compete in the ETSU Invitational on January 12th and 13th hosted by Eastern Tennessee State. They will then travel to the Wake Forest Invitational on January 19th and 20th.