Lakers News · Wayne County Championships


The track team state qualifiers competed in the Wayne County Championships on Friday afternoon and brought home 16 medals and broke 3 school records in the meet held at Divine Child.

The 4 x 200 meter  relay and  the 4 x100 meter relay of Diamond Kelly, Jaida Reese, Channel White and Zariea Free  won gold and silver medals while the 4 x400 meter relay team of Reese, Free, White and Arieon Walker-Benford won the bronze.

As individuals Reese finished 6th in the 100 meter dash, White finished 2nd in the 200, Kelly finished 5th in the 200 and Walker-Benford finished in 8th place in the 200 and 5th in the 400.

Overall the girl’s finished in a very respectable 6th place while running only 5 athletes.