2018-06-08 / Sports

Richland Two recognizes athletes

Contributed by Richland School District Two

Richland School District Two board members recognized the following athletes at the May 22, 2018 board meeting.

The Ridge View High girls’ track and field team won the 4A Track and Field State Championship. Team members include Alliyah Brooks, Mekayla Brown, Johnaida Eliscar, LaNaya Martin, Aaliyah Morgan, Elisabeth Whitemore, and Trinity Yates. In addition, Alliyah Brooks, Johnaida Elisca, LaNaya Martin, and Aaliyah Morgan won the 4x400 Meter Relay. The team is coached by Warren Eure, who has been named the S.C. Track and Cross Country Coaches Association AAAA State Coach of the Year.

Ridge View High’s boys track and field’s Tyler Mitchell won the boys’ 200 Meter Dash.

Shani’a Bellamy from Richland Northeast High won the 4A state title in the girls’ 400 Meter Hurdles.

Blythewood High’s Robert Braswell won the 5A state title in the boys’ High Jump.

Westwood High’s Kayla Racine won first place in the 4A Discus Throw.

Westwood High’s boys’ track and field team had many first place finishes in the state 4A meet. Montre Miller, Torran Goings, and Christan Horn won the 4x100 and 4x400 Meter Relays. Jalen Briggman, Dermonti Romey, and Trini Feggett won the 4x100 Meter Relay. Malik Donald, Paul McCants, and Rayshawn Floyd won the 4x400 Meter Relay.

The Westwood High School Athletic Department won the Award of Excellence in Sportsmanship, Integrity and Ethics by the S.C. High School League. This is the second year in a row and the third time in the last four years the school won this award.

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