High School Track & Field
Trinity girls place seventh at GISA championships
ALBANY—The Trinity Christian girls track and field team turned in a strong showing this weekend at the GISA championships at Hugh Mills Stadium.
With 30 team points, the Lady Lions finished seventh in the Class AAA standings. The Heritage School was 10th with 18 points.
In the Class AAA boys division, Trinity placed 13th with 14 points.
Trinity’s Dee Cowan led the Lady Lions while scoring in four events, three of which individually. She was led by a third- place effort in the long jump at 16-1 while reaching the finals in the 100 (8th, 14.05) and the 200 (7th, 27.7)
Cowan also contributed to a third-place effort by Trinity’s girls in the 400 relay. Ashley Caldwell, Sara Bryan and anchor Andrea Campbell joined Cowan for a mark of 52.51.
Caldwell also scored in three individual events for the Lady Lions, placing seventh the 100 hurdles (17.73), the 300 hurdles (52.43) and the shot put (29-10).
Bryan was sixth in the 400 meters in 1:04 while Campbell also scored by taking eighth in the 200 behind Cowan in 27.72.
Lady Hawks long-distance runner Ashley Wood had the best finish among local athletes, placing second in the the 3,200 with a time of 11:57. Ruthie Powell turned in two solid finishes for Heritage, placing third in the 800 (2:22) and fifth in the 3,200 (5:30).
Trinity’s boys scorers were led by Josh Armistead’s third-place effort in the 400 (51.97) while also placing seventh in the 200 (24.36).
The Lions also picked up sixth-place finishes from Aaron George in the 100 (11.67) and Aaron Johnson in the 110 hurdles (16.71).
Although the Heritage boys failed to score, Tom Pattiz was 12th in the 1,600 (5:16) and 13th in the 3,200 (11:42). David Bready placed 10th in the triple jump (38- 5) and 14th in the long jump (18-1).