Coming out ahead: Lowndes track and field wins Yellow Jacket Invitational

Submitted PhotoThe Lowndes men's and women's track and field teams pose with their trophies after winning the Yellow Jacket Invitational on March 9 in Thomasville.

THOMASVILLE –– The Lowndes men's and women's track and field teams came away with gold at the Yellow Jacket Invitational last Saturday.

The Vikings men's team finished with 129.5 points, running away from the field as Dougherty placed second with 96 points followed by Colquitt (81), Westover (80.5) and Lee County (79) rounding out the top five.

In women's competition, the Vikings took first place with 141 points –– besting Westover (112.25), Lee County (83.25), host school Thomas County Central (60) and Bainbridge (52.25).


Women's 300m hurdles: Shamya Brown, fifth place. Taleyah Belcher, ninth place.

Men's 300m hurdles: Kamen Lewis, third place. Jayvon Hutchinson, fourth place.

Women's 3200 meters: Kyleigh Leisey, fourth place. Kayla Little, sixth place

Men's 3200 meters: Armarius Patterson, first place.

Women's 4x100m relay: Lowndes Vikings, second place (50.76 seconds).

Men's 4x100m relay: Lowndes Vikings, first place (43.37 seconds).

Women's 1600 meters: Jordan Proctor, third place. Cheyenne Carter, fourth place.

Women's 400 meters: Tanija Turner, first place. Taylor Hopkins, fifth place.

Men's 400 meters: Ramecia Burgman, fourth place. Job Perry, eighth place.

Women's 100 meters: Kenyere Walden, sixth place. Jordan Fulton, ninth place.

Men's 100 meters: Tydreke Thomas, third place. Cornelius Wright, 17th place.

Women's 100m hurdles: Shamya Brown, fourth place. Taleyah Belcher, eighth place.

Men's 110m hurdles: Jayvon Hutchinson, third place.

Women's 800 meters: Jordan Proctor, second place. Cheyenne Carter, seventh place.

Men's 800 meters: Samuel Trimble, 12th place. Job Perry, 13th place.

Women's 4x200m relay: Lowndes Vikings, first place.

Men's 4x200m relay: Lowndes Vikings, second place.

Men's 1600 meters: Armarius Patterson, first place. Ethan Carter, 10th place.

Women's 200 meters: Tanija Turner, first place. Kenyere Walden, seventh place.

Men's 200 meters: Cornelius Wright, third place. Tydreke Thomas, fifth place.

Women's 4x400m relay: Lowndes Vikings, second place.

Men's 4x400m relay: Lowndes Vikings, first place.

Women's High Jump: Jordan Fulton, 10th place. Alexandria Tucker, 11th place.

Men's High Jump: Cornelius Wright, second place. Joshua Inman, 10th place.

Women's Pole Vault: Nyla Rose, first place. Linda Roberts, third place.

Men's Pole Vault: Tiberius Drocea, first place. Austin Wright, third place.

Women's Long Jump: Tanija Turner, fourth place. Me'Shiye Washington, 14th place.

Men's Long Jump: Ramecia Burgman, seventh place.

Women's Triple Jump: Kyleah Jordan-Hayes, ninth place. Janiya Jones, 13th place.

Men's Triple Jump: Keith Holsendolph, fifth place.

Women's Shot Put: Kiersten Graham, third place. Taleyah Belcher, fifth place.

Men's Shot Put: Gary Osby, first place.

Women's Discus: Madicyn Robinson, first place

Men's Discus: Devonn Lane, sixth place. Caleb Berrian, 14th place.


Lowndes travels to Albany for the Smith and Brantley Relay.

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