Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia Girls' track and field team edges Walker for 5th consecutive Area Championship
Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Rome, GA
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Girls’ track and field team edges Walker for 5th consecutive Area Championship

April 19, 2013 | 1194 views

The girls' track and field team had a tight, back-and-forth battle with Walker, coming out on top by a score of 116-114. The score at the end of Day 1 (field events and running prelims at Whitefield Academy) was tied at 55.

The girls had an outstanding Day 2 at Mount Pisgah and fast times in the running finals led to a 2 point victory.This marks the girls' 5th consecutive Area Championship (the previous 4 titles were Region 6A).


Complete results are here.

A Rome News-Tribune article is here.

A photo gallery can be seen here.

The girls' team was led by seniors Terar Stewart, who won the discus and shot put, and EJ Newbern, who won the pole vault. 

The girls' had eight athletes qualify for the Sectional meet, which will be held April 27 at Landmark Christian School. The top 8 individual finishers in each event from Sectionals will qualify for the State Championship, May 9-11 in Albany.

The following students will be participating in Sectionals and State:
Busayo Amosu (long jump, 400 meter relay)
Kinslee Clevenger (800 meters)
Lauren Hooper (3200 meters)
Anna Loyd (triple jump, 400 meter relay)
EJ Newbern (pole vault)
Terar Stewart (shot put, discus)
Emily Swafford (300 meter hurdles, 400 meter relay)
Alea Vick (100 meter hurdles, 400 meter relay)