After several weeks off from competition, the lady Sabers had their final meet of in-season competition Wednesday, May 1st at Forsyth Country Day School where the team took an overall 4th place finish.
The meet was scattered with personal bests starting in the field events. Brier Evans clenched two personal bests and grabbed a 4th place finish in both her events for the day, long jump (13-04.50 ft) and discus (62-08 ft). Over at the throws circles, the lady Sabers racked up some points with some great finishes. Miracle Etim-Andy took 1st place in the shot put (33-09.50 ft) and had a 2nd place finish in the discus (93-07 ft). Tochi Okoli launched, with a grunt, a new personal record in the shot put (32-2.75) to earn a 3rd place finish while teammate Jyana Seaman reeled in a 4th place finish with her 2-foot personal record toss (26-00.5ft).
The track athletes followed suit with more personal bests as Tiarra Georges started the team off with a new personal best in the 100m Hurdle race (21.20), earning points for a 6th place finish. Monica Conley battled it out to the finish line in the 200m dash, only to grab herself a second place finish and an awesome new personal best (27.54). Teammate Kiya Norman followed to cross the line in a new PR of 29.38, grabbing the 5th place points for the team.
More personal records worthy to be highlighted are as follows *starting with our double PR’s sabers:
*Jessie Gentles - Long Jump (11-03.00), 200m (34.40)
*Sophia Gnad - Long Jump (11-10), 100m (16.30)
Jeanine Ikekhua - 100 Hurdles (23.26)
Kaymah Joseph - 200m (34.49)
Amy Martinez - 100m (17.58)
The team finished with a solid 4th place overall score and is on the upswing for some good competition in the PTAC championship meet for Thursday, May 9th.