The Enterprise High School indoor track team opened up the 2021 season on Jan. 8 at the Ice Breaker Invitational in Birmingham and did so in style, breaking nine school records and setting 13 personal bests at the event.
In the girls 60-meter dash, freshman Aniyah Kitt finished in first place with a new school record time of 7.79, while seventh grader JaiMaya Reese finished No. 16 with a time of 9.00.
In the girls 400-meter dash, Lauren Rodgers earned a sixth place finish with a school-record time of 1:06.72, while Emma McCrea finished No. 19 with a time of 1:11.97.
Rodgers also took seventh in the girls 800-meter run with a time of 2:42.72, while Natalie Warner finished in 10th place with a time of 2:44.40, Kayleigh Riordan came in 11th place with a time of 2:49.83 and McCrea came in No. 16 with a time of 2:53.86.
Warner also came in fourth place in the girls 3200-meter run with a school-record time of 12:22.10.
Rachel Peterson came in sixth place in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 10.50 and Amariia Leggett came in ninth place with a personal best time of 11.14. Peterson’s run in the hurdles was her first time in the event and set a school record in the process. Jocelyn Jones came in 11th place with a time of 11.50 and Madisen James came in 14th place with a time of 12.59.
The girls 4x200 meter-relay team took a first place finish with a time of 1:49.95. The 4x200 meter team was made up of Kitt, Leggett, Mariam Bolaji and Peterson.
Jones finished in fourth place in the girls high jump and Peterson came in first place in the girls long jump with a school record leap of 16-feet-4-inches. Jones also finished in 12th place in the long jump.
Leggett finished in fifth place in the girls triple jump with a school-record jump of 30-feet-4.5-inches and James came in ninth place. Raven Jump also took home a first place finish in the girls shot put by tossing a school record 29-feet-10-inches.
Senior Jaylon Webster earned a second place finish with a school-record time of 7.20 in the boys 60-meter dash, while senior LZ Leonard finished in seventh place with a time of 7.34 and senior Tanner Rogers finished in eighth place with a time of 7.44. Sophomore Sam Whittaker came in at No. 16 with a time of 7.54.
Senior Bryce Edwards grabbed a third place finish in the boys 400-meter dash with a time of 54.08, while Rogers earned 10th place with a time of 55.26.
Brett Tessay finished in seventh place in the boys 800-meter run and sixth place in the boys 1600-meter run. Jacob Tillery also finished No. 14 in the 1600-meter run.
Dain Grimes finished fourth in the boys 60-meter hurdles, while Edwards came in seventh.
The boys 4x200 meter relay team finished in third place with a time of 1:37.95. The boys team was made up of Leonard, Whitaker, Owens and Webster.
Grimes finished fourth and Aaron Owens finished fifth in the boys high jump, while Webster claimed third place in the boys long jump and Grimes took fifth place. Edwards also finished in sixth place and Rogers in seventh place in the long jump.
Carson Cole claimed fifth place in the boys shot put with a school-record toss of 38-feet-6.25-inches.