Friday, April 26, 2013

Eight Cougars Qualify for 5A State Track Meet

Eight members of the Helena-West Helena Central High School Cougar Track team qualified for the state meet at yesterday's 5A-Central Conference Track meet.  The Cougar team finished third in the conference.  Coach Russell Smith was pleased with the performance.  He said, "We were short-handed and young.  I expect that next year we will do even better.  We need more participation so that we can have more kids in the sprints and distance events.  I was very pleased with our overall performance.  We had a chance to win it."

Qualifying for the state track meet were:  Rasheem Barton, 110m and 300m hurdles; Devonta Herred, shotput; Javon Donald, long jump and triple jump; Jeremy Hampton, 400m dash and high jump; Kameron Davis, high jump; and the mile relay team consisting of Keith Rowan, Markese Williams, Alex Collier, and Hampton.

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