Bulldogs Track Teams Show Out At Regional Championship


Photo Courtesy of BT Douthit


The Murphy Bulldogs track teams really showed their stuff this past weekend at the Regional Championships. The Boys team was crowned Region Champs, while the Girls team won Region Runner-up.

Boys Team Results-
1 Murphy 112
2 Hayesville 96
4 Swain County 74.5
5 Robbinsville 57
7 Cherokee 50
13 Rosman 11
16 Tri-County Early Col 3
18 Hiwassee Dam 2

Girls Team Scores-
1 Swain County 131
2 Murphy 84.2
3 Robbinsville 71
7 Hayesville 40
10 Andrews 23.2
12 Hiwassee Dam 21
13 Cherokee 16
17 Rosman 11


There were also some great performances from athletes in the conference that earned them spots to compete at state individually.

Here are some of the best individual performances from the weekend-

Boys High Jump-

1st Place- Ryelan Snowden, Hayesville, 6-2

Girls Long Jump-

1st place- Zoie Shuler, Robbinsville, 18-5

Boys Long Jump-

1st Place- Juan Allen, Murphy, 20-0

Girls Triple Jump-

1st Place- Zoie Shuler, Robbinsville, 36-8.50

Girls Shot Put-

1st Place- Sarah Pullium, Murphy, 34-8

Girls Discus-

1st Place- Sarah Pullium, Murphy, 130-9

Boys Discus-

1st Place- Jake McTaggart, Hayesville, 145-1

Girls 4×800-

1st Place- Swain County, 10:34.59

Boys 110m Hurdles-

1st Place- Brock Adams, Robbinsville, 16.40

Girls 4×200-

1st Place- Swain County, 1:49.14

Boys 1600m-

1st Place- Chase Pierce, Murphy, 4:54.24

Girls 4×100-

1st Place- Murphy, 51.93

Boys 300m Hurdles-

1st Place- Ryelan Snowden, Hayesville, 42.28

Boys 800m-

1st Place- Chase Pierce, Murphy, 2:04.84

Boys 3200m- 

1st Place- Caleb Jones, Murphy, 10:48.04

The top 4 finishers in each event advanced to the State Championships at North Carolina A&T this coming Friday.




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