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The Columbus Parker Track Club opened its 2012 youth track club seasonwith a strong showing at UNC Charlotte against the Charlotte Flights.
The field included 1600 athletes and the CPTC earned 20 ribbons.
“Our team is very young with a few returning athletes from last year,” said CPTC assostamt coach Dorothy Spratt-Ingram, “We did well considering the competition.”
The club earned five second-place ribbons, two third-place ribbons, six fourth-place ribbons, four fifth-place and three seventh-place ribbons.
The CPTC would like to salute its donors, with a special thanks to Mr. Jim Morton and Ms. Holly Furr of the J. Marion Sims Foundation, the program’s primary funding source.
Following are the CPTC results:
4 x 100 relay – 2. Ny”Jirya Haile, Rekia Polk, Makalah Wallace, Alexandria Williams
100 meters – 5. Rekia Polk
Long jump – 5. Alexandria Williams
Javelin – 2. Alexis King, 5. Ny’Jirya Haile
High jump – 3. Alexis King, 7. Makalah Wallace
Shot put – 7. Ny’ Jirya Haile
4. Terricka Thompson
Long jump – 5. Desmond Stowers
80-meter hurdles – 4. Tyrek Salley
4 x 100 relay – 4. Tyski Ingram, Demarghayee Davis, Hykeim Williams, Desmond Stowers
Triple jump – 3. Tyski Ingram
Discus – 7. Hykeim Williams