CPTC opens with solid performance

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Youth track team

By The Staff



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:

11-12 girls

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

13-14 girls

4. Terricka Thompson

11-12 boys

Long jump – 5. Desmond Stowers

80-meter hurdles – 4. Tyrek Salley

15-16 boys

4 x 100 relay – 4. Tyski Ingram, Demarghayee Davis, Hykeim Williams, Desmond Stowers

Triple jump – 3. Tyski Ingram

Discus – 7. Hykeim Williams