Fayette County


Track and field stars shine at county championship

The local stars were out Wednesday afternoon as Sandy Creek High played host to the county championship meet.

The host Sandy Creek Patriots won the boys title, with Fayette County in second and McIntosh in third.

The Fayette County Lady Tigers claimed victory on their half, with Sandy Creek in second and McIntosh in third.

On the boys side, individual winners were Zachary Filmore (Fayette, 100m, 200m), AJ Hale (Sandy Creek, 400m, 300m hurdles), Liam McLaughlin (McIntosh, 800m), Zach Jaeger (McIntosh, 1600m), Khali Madison (Fayette, 3200m), Omarian Clemons (Sandy Creek, 110m hurdles), Ikechukwu Morah (Fayette, high jump), John McDaniel (Sandy Creek, pole vault), Nicolas Toomer (Sandy Creek, long jump, triple jump), Eric Gardiner (Sandy Creek, shot put), and Ryan Formel (McIntosh, discus).

Relay winners were Fayette County in the 4×100 (Zachary Filmore, Joshua Davis, Cameron Johnson, Kieran Muhammad) and Sandy Creek in the 4×400.

On the girls side, individual winners were Tytiana Shaheed (Whitewater, 100m, 200m), Gabriella Grissom (Sandy Creek, 400m), Kayla Rose (McIntosh, 800m), Megan Uszynski (McIntosh, 1600m, 3200m), Amira Hackett (Sandy Creek, 100m hurdles), Jania Hodges (Sandy Creek, 300m hurdles, high jump, long jump), Kathryn Wieland (Starr’s Mill, pole vault), Sidney Sims (Fayette County, triple jump), Morgan Johnson (Whitewater, shot put), and Martina Takang (Whitewater, discus).

Relay winners were Sandy Creek in the 4×100 (Jillian Davis, Gabriella Grissom, Natalia Rowe, Jania Hodges) and McIntosh in the 4×400 (Kayla Rose, Jocelyn Shelfo, Emily McBride, Nakia Harmon).


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By Christopher Dunn

Managing Editor Christopher Dunn has been with the Fayette County News since 2011, in addition to running Fayette Victory magazine. He is a graduate of Fayette County schools, as well as a graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in journalism. Follow him on twitter @fayettesports.