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Orangeburg Prep High School

OPS has solid showing at region track meet

By C.R. Cumbee

Staff Writer

Orangeburg—The Orangeburg Prep track teams finished their respective seasons at the SCISA Region II-AAA meet held at Wilson Hall, and there were several standout performances.

 The boys’ squad was second in the conference after accruing 60 points, led by a pair of athletes that scored in four separate events. Junior Ian Scott took first place in the high jump, long jump and triple jump, and added fourth-place result in the 100-meter dash.

Hunter Shafer, another junior, collected a pair of runner-up finishes in the 100-meters and 200-meters while claiming third in the pole vault and fourth in the 400-meters.

The Indians had two other individual winners as well, with junior Brett Evatt clearing the largest height in the pole vault and senior Bill Metts crossing the line before the rest of the competition in the 110-meter hurdles. Metts also took fourth in the shot put.

Also contributing was Will Connor (second in pole vault), William Garner (second in shot put, third in discus), Shrey Patel (third in 400-meter hurdles), John Martin Reed (fourth in high jump), and Tanner Garrick (fourth in 3200-meters).

In the relay races, Orangeburg Prep was the fastest in its heat in the 3200-meters while coming in second in the 1600-meters and 400-meters.

The girls’ team was also second overall, closing the day with 26 points. Junior Alyson Hay was the lone individual winner for the Indians, nabbing first in the long jump and taking third in the triple jump.

Junior Dallas Stoller also picked up points in multiple events, coming in second in the shot put and fourth in the discus. Logan Teague was fourth in the shot put.

Campbell Delaney, a seventh-grader, was runner-up in the 400-meter run, and junior Tori Smith earned a third place result in the 3200-meter run. Arrin Anderson (high jump), Madison Weeks (1600-meters), and Anna Katherine Evatt (pole vault) were fourth in their respective events.

Orangeburg Prep also placed second in both the 3200-meter relay and 1600-meter relay.


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