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CPTC captures 41 awards at Battle of the Borders meet

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Youth track action

By The Staff

The Columbus Parker Track Club, a Lancaster area youth track club, captured 41 awards at the recent Battle of the Borders meet in Inman.

The CPTC competed in a field of 1,200 athletes and received recognition for finishing 13th out of 33 teams.

The field included teams from the Carolinas and Georgia.

The CPTC received 25 medals and 16 ribbons. The medal breakdown included 13 gold, six silver and six bronze.

The team also earned 2 fourths, 5 fifths, 5 sixths and 4 sevenths.

Jonathan Reid and Tyrek Salley each won two events. Reid, a cross country runner at Lancaster High School, won the 1500- and 3000-meter races. Salley prevailed in the race walk and 100 hurdles.

8-10 girls

Javelin – 1. ZaMora Witherspoon, 3. Ya’Dynasty Douglas

Race walk – 2. Ya’Dynasty Douglas

12-13 girls

100 meters – 2. Rekia Polk

Race walk – 1. Tamia Tatum, 2. Journei Spratt

Long jump – 2. Rekia Polk, 6. Journei Spratt, 7. Tamia Tatum

Javelin – 1. Rekia Polk, 2. Journei Spratt

14 girls

Race walk – 1. Makalah Wallace

Javelin – 1. Terricka Thompson

400 meters – 6. Makalah Wallace

Discus – 4. Terricka Thompson

Shot put – 4. Terricka Thompson

15-16 girls

Race walk – 1. Tia White

Long jump – 7. Tia White

11-12 boys

Long jump – 5. Jalen Wright

13-14 boys

Race walk – 1. Tyrek Salley

100 hurdles – 1. Tyrek Salley

Discus – 3. Keenan Barnes, 5. Tyrek Salley

Javelin – 1. Keenan Barnes

100 meters – 7. Dontavious Blair

200 meters – 1. Miles Mingo

400 meters – 2. Miles Mingo

15-17 boys

100 meters – 6. Joshua Jacobs, 7. Ajani Moore

200 meters – 6. Ajani Moore

400 meters – 6. Joshua Jacobs

Long jump – 5. Brandon Wright

1,500 meters – 1. Jonathan Reid

3,000 meters – 1. Jonathan Reid

Javelin – 1. DeMargaheeAye Davis, 5. Leon Caskey

Discus – 5. Richard Sowell

 4 x 100 relay – 3. Brandon Wright, Richard Sowell, Leon Caskey, Joshua Jacobs