Several student athletes from the Columbus area won state track and field championships this spring. Here’s a roundup of their achievements:
During the Georgia High School Association Class AAAA meet at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany, the Shaw foursome of Antonio Webb, TQ Eberhart, Roderick Winfrey and Cua’Sean Young won the boys 4x100 relay (42.24 seconds).
Also during the GHSA Class AAAA meet, Ian Rome of Columbus won the boys triple jump (47 feet, 6 inches).
During the GHSA Class A public-school meet, also at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany, Marion County won two state championships. Febbie King won the girls 400 (58.45), and Ansley Whitley won the girls discus (127-4) — her fourth straight title in the event.
The 4x100 team members were M’kiyah Conner, Mariah McCord, Tanryn Thorn and Vanessa Frank. They also won the 4x200 relay at the indoor state championships this past winter.
The 4x400 team members were Karmen Shipp, Conner, Frank and Thorn. Conner, Frank, Thorn and Samiah Love won the 4x400 relay at the indoor state championships this past winter.