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Staff / Katherine Frye<br>ELCA freshman T’aja Cameron finished first in the triple jump at the Class A Private Sectionals.
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ELCA freshman T’aja Cameron finished first in the triple jump at the Class A Private Sectionals.
After impressive performances at Landmark Christian during the GHSA Class A Private Sectionals last Saturday, the ELCA Lady Chargers appear poised to collect quite a few medals in Albany at the Track and Field State Championships which begin Thursday.

ELCA freshman T’aja Cameron shone in Fairburn, finishing first in the 100-meter dash and triple jump. She also finished second in the 200. Teammates Sydney Spencer and Abigail Rogers placed first and second in the long jump and shot put, respectively.

The 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams finished first as well.

Also in Class A, Strong Rock’s Allie Wall captured fourth in the high jump.

While in Macon, the Eagle’s Landing Lady Eagles saw their names atop many leader boards in the Class AAAA Sectionals.

Betty Jackson finished first in the 800-meter run and Dahlia Ward captured first in the 400. Gabrielle Younginer finished second in the long jump and triple jump. Kiana White and Detrich Lodge both captured second in the 300 and 100 hurdles, respectively. Alexis Gant finished third in the long jump.

From Woodland, Faith Lindsey and Deandra Greer both captured first in the 100. Temperance Newsom finished first in the 300 hurdles and Jillian Sloane placed first in the 800. The 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams finished first as well. Also in Macon, Dutchtown’s 4x400 relay team finished second and Nia Griffin captured fifth in the 800.

During the Class AAAAA Sectionals in Fayetteville, Union Grove’s Megan Douglas finished third in the shot put and fourth in the discus. Ellunde Montgomery captured sixth in the 800 and the 4x400 relay team finished fifth.

Ola’s Keanu Henley placed fifth in the triple jump.

At the Class AAAAAA Sectionals in Tifton, Kelli Thomas represented Luella well with a second-place finish in the shot put and a third-place finish in the discus. Adia Moody captured third in the long jump and Courtney Keaton finished fifth. The 4x400 relay team placed fifth and the 4x100 team finished sixth.

Henry County’s Rita Omatsone finished fourth in the high jump at the Class AAA Sectionals at Lakewood Stadium.

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