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Roundup: BCHS, RHHS send runners to sectional meet
Richmond Hill distance runner Corey Jones is one of the Wildcats heading to sectionals this weekend. - photo by Provided

Bound for sectionals
Both Bryan County High School and Richmond Hill High School will be well represented in their respective sectional meets this weekend.
More than a dozen BCHS athletes and two relay teams will compete at Saturday’s Class AA sectional at Lamar County High School. Richmond Hill has 21 individual entries and two relay teams headed to Loganville High School on Saturday for the Class AAAAA B sectionals.
One notable absence is RHHS’ distance standout Amanda Elliott, who is injured.
BCHS state qualifiers in alphabetical order are:
Lindsey Bowen, girls’ 4x100 relay; Desmon Byrd, boys’ 4x400 relay; Damion Dixon, boys’ discus, shot put; Kajana Dixon, boys’ 4x400 relay;
Shaliyah Fabin, girls’ 4x100 relay; Jabari Fields, boys’ 1,600, 3,200; Quran George, boys’ pole vault, 110-meter hurdles, 300 hurdles; Raekwon Love, boys’ 4x400; Jeremy McClendon, boys’ 4x400; Delanee McFarland, girls’ 4x100; Dominique Mock, boys’ 4x400;
Nikki Myers, girls’ 4x100; Kaylee Perks; Nick Scott, boys’ shot; Lianna Shuman, girls’ high jump, 100-hurdles, 4x100; Tre Smith, boys’ 4x400; Alli Thompson, girls’ pole vault, 100-hurdles, 4x100; Nick Wilkerson, boys’ pole vault.
RHHS qualifiers:
Savannah Ashe, girls’ 100-hurdles, 300-hurdles, 4x400; Althea Awe, girls’ long jump, triple jump, 4x400; Anna Cabrera, girls’ 4x400; Caleb Carter, boys’ 3,200; Michael Clark, boys’ 100, 200; Nasim Dubose, boys’ 4x400; Deneisha Fleming, girls’ 300-hurdles, 4x400;
Nadia Gaines, girls’ 1,600; Rachel Hammesfahr, girls’ 1,600, 3,200; Tanner Hicks, boys’ 1,600, 3,200; Emily Hollowell, girls’ 3,200; Corey Jones, boys’ 1,600, 800, 4x400; Tyler Minor, boys’ 300-hurdles; Brandon Odom, boys’ pole vault; Justin Pegues, boys’ 4x400; Khori Roberts, boys’ 800, boys’ 4x400; Alexis Sena, girls’ 400, 4x400; Zarrius Walker, boys’ 400; 4x400; Tommiyah Washington, girls’ 4x400; Quinn Webb, boys’ 4x400.

State playoffs
Richmond Hill High School’s baseball and boys’ and girls’ soccer teams have qualified for their respective state Class AAAAA tournaments, which begin next week. Stay turned.

— Staff report

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