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IL's Scott leads state qualifiers

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By Robert Howey

A trio of Indian Land High  athletes captured firsts at the Class A Upper State track meet at Landrum.IL also claimed three seconds and a fourth. The Warriors have seven athletes set to compete in the Class A state meet on Saturday at Spring Valley.Wes Scott, IL’s ace distance runner, won the 3200-meter run in 11:02 and 1600-meter run in 4:58.8. IL freshman Mariah Williams also placed in two events, finishing first in the 100 meters hurdles in 17.66 and fourth in the high jump with a 4-foot, 10-inch effort. IL senior Joel Sinnett raced to a first in the 800-meter run at 52.22. Senior David Rogers placed second in the 400-meter run at 52.22.Two IL relay teams finished second in the Class A Upstate meet. The 1600 relay – Sinnett, Luke Carnes, Rogers and Rondreas Truesdale ran a 3.41, while the 3200 relay team – Sinnett, Carnes, Sammy Dorgham and Scott posted a 9:15 effort.u Lancaster High had four athletes advance to the Class AAAA state meet on Saturday following the state qualifying meet. Shaun Boling, the Region III-AAAA champ, was fourth in the shot at the  qualifier. Sha’Quandra Waters, the girls’ region champion in the shot, placed 8th in the shot. Porsha Cloud finished 4th in the 400 intermediate hurdles and Keyondra Robinson finished 7th in the 200-meter dash.