Central, SC – Southern Wesleyan took runner up in the second year in a row in the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track and Field Championship on a beautiful weekend event on April 27-28. The Warriors scored 123.5 points during the championship.
How It Happened
200 Meters – Amy Barton battled against Limestone's Zawadi Brown in the 200 meters. However, Barton pushed passed to win the race in a time of 24.85. Both Lyric King and Destiny Massey finished in the top eight for the Warriors. King took fourth with a time of 25.49, and Massey was in fifth with a 25.96.
800 Meters – Junior Hayley Singletary took fifth place with a time of 2:27.33.
100M Hurdles – In the 100 meter hurdles, freshman Chyna Campbell took third place with a time of 14.68.
400M Hurdles – Keyanna Williams took sixth in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:09.08.
4 x 100 Meter Relay – Southern Wesleyan push past the other teams to finish in first with a time of 46.27. Their time makes them the seventh fastest team in the nation.
4 x 400 Meter Relay – Southern Wesleyan powered past the other teams in the field. With an eight second lead over the Mount Olive team, the Warriors took first in a 3:52.79 final time.
High Jump – Southern Wesleyan took third and fourth in the high jump. Paige Peterson led the Warriors with a jump of 1.62 meters to take third. Peterson was followed by Kiunah Fye in fourth with a height of 1.57 meters.
Triple Jump – Tierra Johnson took third in the triple jump with a jump of 11.16 meters on her first jump attempt of the afternoon.
Discus – Freshman Chyna Cannon led the Warriors. Cannon's throw of 37.26 put her fourth place.
Hammer – Kelsie Smith led the Warriors in the Women's Hammer throw. Smith's throw of 45.38 allowed her to take second place.