By Damian Mitchell
BIRMINGHAM— Hewitt-Trussville boys and girls track finished in the top part of the overall team standings at the Last Chance Invitational at the Birmingham Crossplex.
The boys finished in fourth place out of the 81 high school teams that were represented, while the girls finished 13th out of 68 girls teams that competed.
There were impressive individual performances that contributed to the teams’ finish.
On the girls’ side, Hope Igbinoghene posted the fastest time for all competitors, with a 7.62 in the 60 meter dash. Igbinoghene also served on the 4×400 relay team with Bri Beckham, Ali Carruth and Sydney White, who won gold as they finished first with a time of 4:05:49 at finals.
White also won bronze in the indoor pentathlon with a score of 2,734.
The boys had great individual scores with three Huskies finishing in the top 3 in the pentathlon. Stone Shelnutt won gold with a first place finish of 3,578. Caleb Long won bronze with a score of 3,152. Ethan Womack finished 10th with a score of 2,625.
Shelnutt also finished with a silver medal in the 400 meters with a 49.84.