Vincent sweeps Shelby County to end regular season
Eric Arrowood collected first place finishes in the shot put, discus and javelin to help lead the Vincent boys to a 57-52 victory over Shelby County in a track and field dual meet in Columbiana on Monday.
Javier McKinney also won multiple events for the Yellow Jackets, collecting victories in the 100-meter and 20-meter dashes, while Aaron Bush won both the 800-meter and 1,600-meter runs.
Vincent&8217;s girls ran past Shelby County 73-32. Shelby County was led by Jessie Wallace&8217;s victories in the 110-meter high hurdles and 300-meter hurdles, while Kirsten Shaw won the 800-meter and 1,600-meter runs.
-Oak Mountain places fifth and third at Homewood: James Adair and Tyler Morehead both picked up first-place finishes Saturday for Oak Mountain at the Homewood Invitation Track and Field Meet, but it was not enough to help the Eagles place any higher than fifth overall in their final meet of the regular season.
Adair won the 1,600-meter run with a time of 4:27.83, ahead of teammate Ross Lporte who ran the event in 4:38.57. Morehead matched his personal record of 6-02 to win the high jump.
Scottsboro swept the meet winning both the boys and girls overall title, as Oak Mountain finished third in the girls&8217; competition.
Oak Mountain&8217;s Sarah Richardson captured first place in the high jump with a height of 5-02, while Marissa Brokaw took first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:20.94. Sarah Bond and Julie McDonald each captured hurdles victories. Nicole Kelley won the javelin and Danielle Bailey the discus.
-County teams travel to sectionals: State sectionals begin this week with Vincent traveling to Mountain Brook on Thursday. Briarwood Christian and Shelby County go to Smith Station Thursday, while Oak Mountain, Pelham, Spain Park and Thompson compete at Mountain Brook on Thursday and Friday