Enterprise High School hosted its second track and field meet of the 2020 season on Saturday, March 7, with the Enterprise Invitational.
With teams from all over the Wiregrass joining Enterprise at the event, a number of EHS track members set school and personal records along with dozens of Top 10 finishes.
Rachel Peterson took first place in the girls 100-meter dash with a time of 12.97.
Aniyah Kitt set the school record in the girls 200-meter dash as she came in first place with a time of 25.97, while Deshauia Burger finished in ninth place with a time of 29.64 and Ava Barkley finished 10th with a time of 29.77.
In the 400-meter dash, Peterson took another first place finish with a time of 1:03.44 with teammate Hailey Bryan coming in fifth place with a time of 1:11.97.
Lauren Rodgers set a school-record in the girls 800-meter run with a time of 2:33.94 with teammate Natalie Warner coming in right behind her at fourth place with a time of 2:49.59. Kaylee Watson also finished in seventh place with a time of 2:49.59.
Rodgers also took first place in the girls 1600-meter run with a time of 5:44.24, while Warner finished runner-up with a time of 5:45.04 and Lilly Anne Windham came in eighth place with a time of 7:04.25.
In the girls 3200-meter run, Kayleigh Riordan took the gold with a time of 13:54.80, while Emma McCrae was runner-up with a time of 13:59.19, Mirna Thompson finished in third place with a time of 14:45.61 and Rachel Gothard came in fourth place with a time of 15:58.93.
Gabrielle Sanders took fourth place in the girls 100-meter hurdles with a time of 22.39 and Jocleyn Jones finished in third place in the girls 300-meter hurdles with a time of 55.10. Madien James finished in fourth place with a time of 57.74 and Alexis Brunney came in fifth with a time of 58.17 in the 300-meter hurdles, as well.
The girls teams in the 4x100, 4x400 and 4x800 meter relays all took runner-up. Representing EHS in the 4x100 meter team relay were Amariaa Leggett, Deshauia Burger, Mia Hill and Kitt. Zaina Alejandre Ojeda, Nijah Brady, Brunney and Madisen James represented EHS in the 4x400 team relay. In the girls 4x800 meter team relay EHS was represented by Samantha de Hoyos, Sophia Hop, Mirna Thompson and Kayleigh Riordan.
Jones finished in second place in the high jump and Rachel Peterson also finished runner-up in the girls long jump, while Leggett finished in third place in the long jump.
In the discus toss, Kayana Luke finished in third place with Madisen James in fifth, Kaitlyn Price in fifth, Sarah Amos in sixth and Jamie Gaither in ninth.
Jones also took third place in the girls javelin throw with Alexis Brunney in fourth place and Amari Willis in fifth place.
In the girls shot put, Raven Jump finished in fourth place with Willis in sixth, Luke in eighth, Price in ninth and Sarah Amos in 10th.
Jared Smith – making his first appearance for the track team after tearing his ACL during the 2018 football season – took second place in the boys 100-meter dash with a time of 11.83, while Tyrone Clark finished in fourth place with a time of 12.04.
While the Wildcats had no Top 10 finishes in the 200-meter or 400-meter dash, Tyler Rathburn earned a second place finish in the boys 800-meter run with a time of 2:05.20, while Henry Templin came in fourth place with a time of 2:09.67 and Brett Tessay finished in fifth place with a time of 2:09.68.
In the boys 1600-meter run, Jacob Tillery finished in fifth place with a time of 5:21.31, Daniel Barbarian-Sun came in eigth place with a time of 6:03.72 and Bowden Michael came in ninth place with a time of 6:06.36.
In the boys 3200-meter run, Cardis Ammons came in fourth place with a time of 12;41.93, while Kristyan deJesus finished right behind him in fifth place with a time of 12:50.36. Dalten Gilley also came in sixth place with a time of 13.27.01 and Emmanuel Sun came in eighth place with a time of 14:40.98.
Dain Grimes took the gold in the boys 110-meter hurdles with a time of 17.30, while KJ McNeese came in fifth place with a time of 19.50, Eran Foye came in sixth place with a time of 20.42, Johntavious Hooten came in seventh place with a time of 22.70 and Jordan Harmon came in eighth place with a time of 24.47.
McNeese also finished as runner-up in the boys 300-meter hurdles with a time of 45.43 and Keith Bonner came in fifth place with a time of 47.04.
The boys 4x100-meter relay team – consisting of Jared Smith, Jaylen Webster, Jalen Cunningham and LZ Leonard- set a school-record with a time of 43.67 and earned a first place finish, while the team of Tyler Rathburn, Brett Tessay, Henry Templin and Rajan Dahal also took first place in the 4x400-meter team relay.
The team of Cadis Ammons, Jake Harris, Adam Saville and Barbaran-Sun finished runner-up in the 4x800-meter team relay.
Grimes earned another first place finish in the boys high jump, while Mykel Johnson came in at second place, Romaine McFarland came in third place, Smith came in fourth place and Jomori Bayaban came in fifth place.
Jalen Cunningham took the gold in the boys long jump, while Clark came in second, Grimes in third, McFarland in fourth and Marshawn Fitzpatrick in ninth place.
In the boys triple jump, McFarland earned the gold, while Jordan Harmon finished in sixth place.
In the boys pole vault, Brison Chatman earned first place and was the first member of the track and field team to clear the height in the pole vault in EHS history despite never doing it until the week of the meet, according to head coach Brad Fortney.
Josh Cunningham finished in first place in the boys discus toss, while Jermaine Adams came in third place, Jace Mashburn in fourth place, Preston Powell in fifth place and Joshua Bethea in sixth place.
In the boys javelin throw, Jomori Bayaban finished in second place with Grimes coming in seventh place and Mashburn in eighth place.
Adams took runner-up in the boys shot put and Josh Cunningham came in ninth place.