.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

McPhearsons lead BHS in region meet

-A A +A
By The Staff

The Buford High School track team notched four titles at the Conference VIII-AA meet in Cheraw.Eric McPhearson, an eighth-grader, led the Jackets, winning the 1600 (5:27) and the 3200 (12:07).Lamont McPhearson won the 800-meter run in 2:23, while the Lady Jackets’ 4 x 100 meter team captured a first. The team included Tiera Stewart, Whitney Funderburk, Simone Barrino and Latoya McPhearson.Other Buford results from the Conference VIII-AA meet:Cody Johnson (10th) – 3rd in 110 hurdles (18.38)Tiera Stewart (9th) – 2nd in 100m (13.5)Simone Barrino (9th) – 3rd in 100m (13.77)Latoya McPhearson (9th) – 2nd in 400m (1:06)Kasey Usher (11th) – 3rd in 1600m (6:53)Boys 4x100 relay – third, Timmy Blackmon (8th), Anthony Williams (10th), Anthony Stephens (8th), and Marcus Brown (8th)The field included Andrew Jackson, Cheraw, Central and Lee Central.“This is the first year Buford High School has had a track team in over 30 years,” BHS coach Regina Diehl said. “We have about 20 athletes who qualified for the Lower State track meet next weekend at Bishop England in Charleston. I’m very proud of them all.”