Newberry Observer

MCHS track athletes qualify for State

PROSPERITY — Multiple track athletes from Mid-Carolina High School have qualified for State.

On the girls side, Kala Tobe, Maddie Huffstetler, Aniya Thompson, Carissa Wicker qualified for the 4 x 100 relay, with Iysis Williams and Lexi Sease as alternates.

Lexi Sease, Huffstetler, Leslie Benitez and Erica Davis qualified for the 4 x 800 relay. Wicker qualified for the 400 hurdles and Thompson for the high jump.

On the boys side, Jacob Harmon, Troy Richburg, Brenton Gray and Steven King qualified for the 4 x 400 relay, with alternates Jack Edwards and Rod Byrd.

DJ Simms, state champion, qualified for shot put, he also qualified for discus, along with Parker Pitts. Seth Fulmer qualified for pole vault.

By Andrew Wigger

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