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Greeneville, South Greene Middle School Track Athletes Are Headed To State

Greeneville, South Greene Middle School Track Athletes Are Headed To State
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May 8, 2023

Several middle school track and field athletes from Greeneville and South Greene had strong showings over the weekend and qualified for the TMSAA State Track Meet.

South Greene had 11 athletes punch their ticket to the Class A State Meet in seven different events.

In the boys 100 meters Tripp Neas finished first in 12.14 seconds and Jude Dyer was third. The Rebels 4X100 relay team of Neas, Dyer, Noah Wright and Landon Brown also finished in first place with a time of 50.00 seconds.

The Rebels 4X200 team of Brown, Bryce Hoag, Shawn Ownby and Aaron Morgan placed third. The 4X400 team of Brown, Noah Case, Blake Peltier and Jackson Ottinger came in fourth place.

In the high jump Noah Wright came in second place.

In the girls 100 meters hurdles Gili Moratalla was second, and she was fourth the 400 meters.

As a team the South Greene boys came in second place to Grandview.

Greenevile had 14 athletes earn trips to the Class AA State Meet.

Greeneville’s Taren Claridy won the boys 100 meters in 11.92 seconds and was first in the 200 meters in 24.87 seconds.

Also in the 200 meters Zyaire Neal was third and Joey Hickerson was fourth.

Trey Bailey was second in the 1,600 meters.

Greeneville’s 4x100 relay team of Quinn Write, Yordan Gomez-Mills, Neal and Claridy placed first in 48.46 seconds.

The 4x200 relay team of Write, Neal, Hickerson and Feezel placed third.

Feezell was third in both the high jump and the long jump.

For the Lady Devils Maria Lyde placed third.

The Lady Devils’ 4x100 relay team of Breanna McClintock, Ahonesti Holmes, McKinley Mitchell, and Angelyn Diaz placed third. The 4x200 relay team of Mackenzie Castro, Mitchell, Vivian Kammerdiener, and Diaz placed second.

As a team the Greeneville boys were the Class AA East Sectional champions.

The TMSAA State Track Meet will be held on May 20 at Austin Peay University in Clarksville.

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