Region Champs: Congrats To Varsity Track Teams
The PCA Boys and Girls Track Teams repeated as Region II-AA champions this past Thursday at Wilson Hall in Sumter. With Thomas Sumter having most of their team out due to school trips, the Eagles literally ran away with the meet as the boys won by 100 points over Carolina Academy and the girls won by 61 points over Calhoun Academy. Grayson Silvester broke the school record for the 400m by .90 seconds. Also, Robert Gregg, Kaila Stoneworth, Catherine Cave, and Dalton Welch all qualified for state in at least one event.
Individual Region Champions for the Eagles were:
Hamilton Blair - 3200 m, 1600 m
Dalton Welch - 110 h, 400 h
Grayson Silvester - 100 m, 400 m, Long Jump, Triple Jump
Catherine Cave - 400 m
Lauren Pernell - 100 h, 400 h, Long Jump, Triple Jump
Girls 4x800 - Mae Cave, Katie Vandergrift, Jules Blair, Anna Terry
Girls 4x100 - Anderson Blair, Lena Stoneworth, Erin Wayman, Kaila Stoneworth
Both teams will be working hard this week in an attempt to defend last year's state titles. This year's State Championships are scheduled to begin at 9:30 am on Saturday, May 5 at Porter Gaud.