Heading on to states
Local teams were at Charles City County High School to participate in the VHSL 1A East Regional Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The following athletes will go to the State Championships being held at Radford University on June 6th and 7th. Rappahannock High School Sakinah Freeman placed fifth in the shot put. Essex High School Shanequa Holden placed first in the shot put and discus, and Tadesha Ball placed third in the 300m hurdles. Essex girls’ relays teams from the 4X100 placed fifth, 4X400 placed second, 4X 800 placed sixth. Hannah Gross placed third in the high jump and fifth in the 800m run and Khaylah Brent placed sixth in the shot put. Tyrell Jones placed second in the 110m hurdles and sixth in the 300m. Anthony Jones placed second in the long jump, while Devonte Hundley placed third and fourth in the triple jump.