Mustangs News · TRACK ROUNDUP: Morrow boys, girls take top spot in county championships


Article was retrieved at Clayton News Daily.

JONESBORO — The Morrow High program didn’t just pick up a boys title over the weekend, but the girls also reached the top podium step as well in the Clayton County Championships.

The Girls program had a few first-place finishers en route to their championship victory over Lovejoy High. Corta Washington won the 100- and 200-meter dash events with times of 12.16 and 25.16 respectively. The Lady Mustangs’ 4×100-meter relay team picked up a gold medal as well with a 48.05 time.

Mykenzie Webb was a gold medalist in the pole vault (7-06.00) while Natalie Nicely (34-11.00) earned gold in the shot put and discus throw (108-01.50).

The 4×400-meter relay team was also able to pick up gold in the championships with a time of 4:05.89.

On the Boys side of the standings, the Mustangs were dominant in their run to the title.

Jimmy Calloway was a three-time gold medalist in the championship with a win in the 100-meter dash (10.84), 200-meter dash (21.99) and long jump (22-00.75). Jadis Dunigan (48.87) placed first in the 400-meter dash and Thaddeus Hood (6-02.00) was a gold medalist in the high jump.

The 4×100-meter dash team took gold with a time of 42.42. The 4×400-meter relay team nabbed gold too with a time of (3:26.53).