By David Knox, Sports Editor
TRUSSVILLE — The Hewitt-Trussville boys track and field team finished second at the Class 7A, Section 3 meet at Mountain Brook, qualifying for the 7A state championship at Gulf Shores this upcoming weekend.
The girls finished fourth. Several Hewitt girls qualified individually and as relay teams, as did several Clay-Chalkville boys and girls for the 6A state meet in the 6A, Section 3 meet also at Mountain Brook.
Twenty-nine HTHS athletes qualified for state.
The Huskies were again led by Noah Igbinoghene, who qualified first in the triple jump, first in the long jump and second in the 100 meter dash. Benjamin Knox was also outstanding, placing first in the 1600 and the 3200 and third in the 800. Andy Chappell qualified in the boys 400 meter dash and the pole vault.
Also qualifying individually for Hewitt-Trussville were:
Jake Diggs, in the boys 400 meter dash
John Ngaruiya, in the boys 800, 1600 and 3200 runs
Jonathan Mann, in the boys high jump
Zachary McManus, in the boys triple jump
Jaison Williams, in the boys shot and the discus
Colin Lafon, in the boys wheelchair 100 meters, shot put, discus throw and javelin throw
The boys 4×100, 4×44 and 4×800 relays
Hope Igbinoghene, in the girls 100 dash
Brittany Hampton, in the girls 200 dash
Sydney Hall, in the girls 800 dash
Marlee Mason, in the girls 1600 and 3200
Aubrey Mavin, in the girls 100 hurdles
Emily DeGreen, in the girls 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles
Sydney White, in the 300 hurdles
Olivia Kilpatrick, in the girls pole vault
Josie Lyster, in the girls javelin throw
The girls 4×100, 4×400 and 4×800 relays
Qualifying as individuals for Clay-Chalkville were:
Jasmine Finch, in the girls 100 and 200 dashes
Adrienne Lewis, in the girls long jump and triple jump
The girls 4×100 meter relay team
Tadarius Ellington, in the boys 200 meter dash
Miles Chaney, in the boys 110 meter hurdles
Cole Baker, in the boys shot put
Chris Robinson, in the boys shot put
The boys 4×100 and 4×400 relays