Posted by Milton HS Track and Field - Milton, GA on Mar 15 2023 at 07:11PM PDT

Great weekend of running for the Milton Eagles as they competed at River Ridge High School in the annual Buffalo’s River Ridge Invitational Meet. The boys team finished 5th (out of 14 schools) and the girls team was 11th. Milton athletes scored in multiple areas throughout the day in both the field and running events. Please see the link below in the RED button for full meet results for the River Ridge Invitational.

Overall Meet Highlights:
Event wins from Junior Ella Grace Malcom in the 800m (2:20.04), a season’s best & followed that up with the fastest leg on the 4×400m relay team that finished 4th & senior Devin Dahunsi in the triple jump (45’9") a top-50 US performance! Devin also finished 2nd in the long jump & ran on the 4×200m relay that ran the school’s 3rd-best performance ever while fellow senior Cory Chambers ran to personal bests in both the 1600m (3rd) and the 3200m (2nd), both landing him on the top-10 record board.

Field Event Highlights:
Anna Pearman had a PR performance (7-6ft) in pole vault. In the jumps, Carla Taquechel PR’d in the long jump with a jump of 12-4ft. On the boys side, Devin Dahunsi had another USA Top 50 performance becoming the meet winner in the Triple Jump of 45-9ft. The following throwers Rebecca Varghese (50-8ft); Paul Williams (101-2ft); Isiah Jackson (98-10ft) all PR’d in the discus.

Sprinter Highlights:
We had a 100m PR performance by both Faisel Sokoya (11.53) and Devin Dahunsi (11.54). A top 3 performance of all time by Frederick Hughan, Cj Wiley, Robert Billings, and Devin Dahunsi in the 4×200 relay. In the 300m hurdles, we saw a PR performance by Brynn Scheel (51.64). Season opener from CJ Wiley ended with a scoring PR time of 51.97. In the 200m, new PR performances were recorded for Kelsey Anderson (29.01), Juliana Gross (29.67), and Ethan Hagel (23.85).

Special shout out to a very competitive group of 4×400 relay teams scoring on both the girls’ and boys’ during the meet. The girls placed 4th with Ella Grace Malcom, Leelah Dennis, Emerson Armistead, and Emmaline Kelley. The boys placed 7th place with Zach Patell, Brandon Sevel, Justin Sevel, and Pearson Gillam.


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