Lamar’s Journi Harris unleashes a throw during the shot put competition at the huge sectional track meet held at Trojan Field here Saturday. Harris will join a large contingent of LC athletes headed to the state meet this week in Rome. (Photo: Walter Geiger)
Multiple Lamar track athletes qualify for state meet
By Walter Geiger on May 10, 2023
Multiple LC track athletes placed in the huge sectional meet held here Saturday and will advance to the state meet to be held at Barron Stadium in Rome Thursday-Saturday.
Samiya Smith qualified in the long jump while Clayton Nelson made the field in high jump. Antonio Altman will be competing in the discus while Journi Harris will battle for the shot put title.
Terry Welch and Nelson qualified in the long jump while Shy Foster made the field in the triple jump.
These athletes will compete on Thursday.
On Friday, Lamar’s Reco Walker will run the 110m hurdles while Aniya Barron will run the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash.
Both the boys and girls 4x100m relay teams made qualified and will run Friday. The girls team includes Foster, Barron, Smith and Armani Flewellen. The boys team includes Walker, Caleb Laster, T. Jones and J. Jackson.
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