Will compete in the State Meet May 19
LMS Lady Owls placed second, as a team, in the Upper East Tennessee Sectional Track Meet
La Follette Middle School will be well represented at the 2018 State Meet. With 16 participating teams, the LMS Lady Owls placed second, as a team, in the Upper East Tennessee Sectional Track Meet last Saturday at Daniel Boone High School at Gray.
Erica Brock, shot put
Coach Greg Vincent tells WLAF, “LMS had six athletes to qualify and advance to the State Meet which will be held on Saturday, May 19, at Austin Peay University in Clarksville. The top four finishers in each event advanced.
Hayllynn Willis handing off to Madison Johnson.
For LMS, Macy Caldwell was the first place winner in both the 1600 meter run and the 800 meter run. Hayllynn Willis was the second place finisher in the high jump while Erica Brock finished in second place in the shot put and 3rd in the discus. Bailey Gillum took third in the 400 meter dash.
Macy Caldwell, 1600 meter run.
The girls 4×400 meter relay team placed third, sending it on to the state meet as well. That team of runners consists of Caldwell, Bailey Gillum, Madison Johnson and Willis.
Josh Phillips, 400 meter dash
For the Owls, Josh Phillips placed third in the 400 meter dash. Phillips is also on his way to State. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 05/08/2018-6AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF SHARYN VINCENT)