The Enterprise High School indoor track team sent more than a dozen team members to the AHSAA State Indoor Track Championship on Feb. 7-8 in Birmingham with a number of state records being shattered in the process.
Enterprise’s Aniyah Kitt was a big winner on the day finishing as runner-up in the girls 60-meter dash after setting a school record with a time of 7.90. She was the first Lady Cat to ever medal at the state meet.
Teammate Rachel Peterson finished in 11th place in preliminaries of the girls 60-meter dash with a time of 8.11.
Lauren Rodgers placed at No. 33 in the girls 400-meter dash with a time of 1:07.41, while she came in the 21st spot in the girls 800-meter run with a school-record time of 2:35.74. Teammate Natalie Warner finished at No. 30 in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:41.09.
Warner also finished in 19th place in the girls 1600-meter run with a time of 5:47.49, while Emma McCrea finished at No. 31 with a time of 6:12.73.
In the 3200-meter run, Warner finished in 19th place with a time of 12:44.50, as well.
The girls 4x200 relay team took ninth place with a school-record time of 1:49.88, while the 4x400 team finished in ninth place with a school-record time of 4:30.86. The girls 4x800 relay team finished in 11th place with a school-record time of 11:01.74.
Molly Ledbetter took No. 20 in the girls shot put.
The girls 4x800 team consisted of Rodgers, Warner, Kayleigh Riordan and Sophia Hop, while Peterson, Kitt, Rodgers and Marissa Thrash competed on the 4x400 relay team. Kitt, Amariia Leggett, Mia Hill and Peterson competed on the 4x200 girls relay team.
For the boys, LZ Leonard set a school-record in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.31 to take 20th place in the preliminaries. Jaylon Webster finished No. 34 with a time of 7.55.
In the boys 1600-meter run, Tyler Rathburn finished at No. 20 with a time of 4:44.53 and Brett Tessay finished No. 25 with a time of 4:49.24.
Rathburn also took No. 25 in the boys 3200-meter run with a time of 10:34.66, while Dain Grimes finished in 16th place of the boys 60-meter hurdle preliminaries with a school-record time of 9.24.
In the boys 4x200 relay, EHS took No. 15 with a time of 1:37.55, while the 4x400 relay team also finished No. 15 with a time of 3:52.44. The 4x800 relay team finished No. 14 with a time of 9:05.78.
In the boys long jump, Tyrone Clark took eighth place as he set a school-record jump, while Grimes finished No. 19. Clark also finished in 16th place in the boys triple jump.
The boys 4x800 relay team consisted of Rathburn, Tesssay, Henry Templin and Rajan Dahale. Rathburn, Templin, Tessay and Danny Barbaran Sun made up the boys 4x400 relay team.
DeMarius Leondard, Sam Whitaker, Jayson Barnes and Kendrett Green competed on the 4x200 relay team.