The boys’ track & field team finished in 3rd place among 6 schools at the Heathwood Hall
Woodward track facility on Wednesday. Hugh Willcox helped set the pace for the Highlanders with first place finishes in the 800 meter run and a strong anchor on the 4 x 800 meter relay. The 4 x 800 meter relay team of Willcox, Myles Roberts, Robert Golden, and Jon David Gardner out dueled Ben Lippen and established a new school record of 8:46.67. Lane Clarkson also turned in an outstanding performance with a first finish of 12’6” in the pole vault. Robert Golden continued his outstanding season with a 3rd place performance in the 800 meter run and A’zhane Salaam (400 meter run), Myles Roberts (400 meter hurdles), and Keshaun Brown (Shot Put) also finished in third place in their events. The team also captured 4th place finishes from Elijah Rhooms (400 hurdles) and Justin Ansley (400 meter run).
1. Ben Lippen – 144 pts.
2. Hammond School – 81 pts.
3. Heathwood Hall – 55 pts.
4. Augusta Christian – 36 pts.
5. South Aiken Christian – 8 pts.