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Tattnall County track and field relay teams head to State
Tyrone Brown competes in the 4x200 meter relay.
Tyrone Brown competes in the 4x200 meter relay.

The Tattnall County High School (TCHS) men’s and women’s 4x100 relay teams will advance to the state meet this week after finishing in the top eight at the state sectionals on Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Commerce. The state finals meet will be held May 12 through May 14 at Carrolton High School.

Seantene Small topped all comers in the girls 100-meter dash with an incredible time of 12.11, a personal best, and will also advance to the state finals. Tamia Brown punched her ticket to the state meet with a fourth-place finish in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 48.88. 

The girls 4x100 relay team placed seventh with a time of 50.40. The relay team is composed of Brown, Small, Trinity Robinson, and Jasmine Johnson. 

Johnson also qualified for state in the triple jump with a leap of 32’8”, good for seventh place. 

Other lady warriors who competed at sectionals were:

100-meter dash: Jasmine Johnson, 12th place (12.88)

400-meter dash: Aniyah Conyers, 11th place (1:05.90)

800-meter run: Gladys Cabera, 14th place (3:02.36)

3200 and 1600-meter run: Kinsley Hutcheson, 13th place in both with times of 15.56.62 and 6:57.54

3200-meter run: Lilly Clark, 14th place (16:04.84)

100-meter hurdles: Seantene Small, 9th place (17:39)

4x200 meter relay: Kirstie Collins, Jayla Calhoun, Trinity Robinson, and Aniyah Conyers received 9th place with a time of 1:55.94

4x400 meter relay: Tamia Brown, Trinity Robinson, Aniyah Conyers, and Kirstie Collins received 11th place with a time of 4:46.30

4x800 meter relay: Tamia Brown, Paris Conley, Kinsley Hutcheson, and Gladys Cabrera received 9th place with a time of 12:07.91

High jump: Aniyah Conyers, 12th place (4’6”)

Long jump: Seantene Small, 13th place (14’11”)

The men’s team has a lot of underclassmen, and the experience of performing at the sectionals should pay dividends in the near future. 

In men’s action for Tattnall County:

100-meter dash: Jeremiah Mayner, 11th place (11.25)

200-meter dash: Tyrone Brown, 11th place (23.47)

400-meter dash: Isaac Brown, 11th place (52.80)

800-meter run: Stephen Bacon, 9th place (2:10.83); Axel Sierra, 11th place (2:18.33)

3200-meter run: Jadon Grimes, 12th place (11:29.67)

110-meter hurdles: Josiah Anderson, 12th place (16.84); MyRhon Addison, 15th place (18.24)

300-meter hurdles: Damarion Calhoun, 14th place (45.43)

4x200 meter relay: Xavier Friendly, Isaac Brown, David Hill, and Tyrone Brown received 9th place (1:35.74)

4x400 meter relay: Isaac Brown, Axel Sierra, Jaycer Cruz, and Damarion Calhoun received 10th place (3:40.69)

4x800 meter relay: Axel Sierra, Stephen Bacon, DeAndre Lester, and Nathan Aaron received 9th place (9:15.89)

Triple jump: Malcolm Addison, 10th place (39’10”)

Discus: Aaron Proctor, 15th place (103’7”)

Shotput: Aaron Proctor, 11th place (43 feet); MyRhon Addison, 16th place (40 feet)