Indoor Track and Field: Lafayette Boys Take Home Region Championship

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Michael Tyler set a Group 4A East record in the high jump on Thursday. (file photo)
Michael Tyler set a Group 4A East record in the high jump on Thursday. (File Photo)

Lafayette’s Michael Tyler and Konrad Steck each set Group 4A East meet records en route to leading the Rams to a regional championship on Thursday at Boo Williams Sportsplex.

The Rams finished first in the boys competition with 76 points, which bested second-place Midlothian with 58 points. Jamestown placed third with 45 points, while Grafton took fourth with 42 points.

Tyler set a Group 4A East meet record in the high jump after clearing 6-6, while Steck set a meet record in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 4:21.13.

Jametown’s Jordan Willis joined other local athletes in setting new Group 4A East meet records. Willis set a new mark in the long jump with a leap of 21-11 and 300-meter dash with a time of 36.08.

Grafton’s Miles Owens also scored a meet record, his coming in the 3,200-meter run in a time of 10:06.11. The Grafton 4×400-meter relay also claimed a meet record with a finishing time of 3:33.05.

Lafayette came up just short in the girls competition, placing second behind Midlothian. The Rams finished the meet with 68 points, which was well behind Midlothian’s 95.50 points. Grafton placed ninth overall with 32 points, and Jamestown earned 15th place with 15 points.

Brooke Crookston of Lafayette scored a pair of meet records in the 1,600-meter run and 1,000-meter run. Crookston won the 3,200-meter run in a time of 5:11.02 and the 1,000-meter run in a time of 3:08.43.

The Lafayette girls 4×400-meter relay also set a new meet record with a time of 4:10.61.

Jamestown’s girls set a meet record in the 4×800-meter relay, crossing the finish line in 10:07.13.

To see full results from the Group 4A East meet, click here.

Below are team results and individual winners:

 

Girls
Team Results
1: Midlothian 95.50
2: Lafayette 68
3: King George 49
4: Churchland 43
5: Deep Creek 41
6: Louisa County 37
7: Chancellor 36
8: Great Bridge 34
9: Grafton 32
10: Hanover 26
11: Caroline 21.50
12: Dinwiddie 21
12: King’s Fork 21
12: Woodrow Wilson 21
15: Jamestown 15
16: Huguenot 8
16: Denbigh 8
18: Monacan 4
19: Powhatan 1

Individual Results
55m: DaJah Parker-Love (Churchland) 7.21
300m: DaJah Parker-Love (Churchland) 41.51
500m: Gabby Runge (Midlothian) 1:17.28
1000m: Brooke Crookston (Lafayette) 3:08.43
1600m: Brooke Crookston (Lafayette) 5:11.02
3200m: Kara Kreiling (Chancellor) 11:23.08
4×200: Chancellor 1:48.96
4×400: Lafayette 4:10.61
4×800: Jamestown 10:07.13
55m Hurdles: Brenda Johnson (Dinwiddie) 8.70
Pole Vault: Heidi Colwell (King George) 11-6
High Jump: Briana Green (King George) 5-2
Long Jump: Gabby Runge (Midlothian) 17-7
Triple Jump: Alantra Mines (Caroline) 38-8 1/2
Shot Put: Aliyah Reed (Dinwiddie) 35-6 1/2

Boys
Team Results
1: Lafayette 76
2: Midlothian 58
3: Jamestown 45
4: Grafton 42
5: Louisa County 37
6: Great Bridge 34
7: King George 33
8: Chancellor 32
9: Deep Creek 30
10: Heritage 28
11: Courtland 26
12: Churchland 22
13: Hanover 19
14: Monacan 16
15: Eastern View 14
16: Caroline 13
16: Woodrow Wilson 13
18: Smithfield 12
19: King’s Fork 11
20: huguenot 6
20: Lake Taylor 6
22: Denbigh 5
23: Powhatan 4
24: Dinwiddie 3

Individual Results
55m: Damion Everett (Deep Creek) 6.51
300m: Jordan Willis (Jamestown) 36.08
500m: Ezugo Aguolu (King George) 1:06.87
1000m: Randy Hahn (Midlothian) 2:37.14
1600m: Konrad Steck (Lafayette) 4:21.13
3200m: Miles Owens (Grafton) 10:06.11
4×200: King George 1:32.41
4×400: Grafton 3:33.05
4×800: Churchland 8:25.04
55m Hurdles: Tyson Bivins (Heritage) 7.63
Pole Vault: D.J. Braxton (Louisa) 12-0
High Jump: Michael Tyler (Lafayette) 6-6
Long Jump: Jordan Willis (Jamestown) 21-11
Triple Jump: Jeremy Davis (Hanover) 44-5 1/2
Shot Put: Ben Beatty (Courtland) 51-11