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BHS Girls & Boys Track Win Regional Championship


BHS Girls and Boys Track Team

The Baldwin High School Braves and Bravettes track and field teams are the 2017 GHSA 4A Region 3 champions. The Bravettes were lead by senior and Indiana University signee, Zykeria Williams. Zykeria is the individual region champ in the long jump, 200 meter dash, and 100 meter hurdles, she also is a member of the region 4 x 100 meter relay team. Zykeria was awarded the Girls High Point trophy for the region meet. The Braves made history by winning the first region track and field title in school history. The Braves were lead by junior Hezekiah Hartry who is the region champion in pole vault, he finished in second place in the 3200 meter run, and third in the 1600 meter run. Hezekiah won the Boys High Point trophy for the region meet.

Along with Williams and Hartry there are several region champions on both teams. Bravettes Freshman Mollie Speights is the region champion in the high jump, Sophomores Makayla Butts and Jakayla Hubert were crowned region champions in the 800 meter run(Butts) and 300 meter hurdles(Hubert). The Bravettes also are the region champions in the 4x100 meter relay. Members of the team are Zykeria Williams, Shakeria Collins, Jakayla Hubert, and Jasmine Chester. Junior JaTavious Harris is the 100 and 200 meter region champion, Senior LaKeith Redding won the region championship in the 110 meter hurdles. Sophomores Dacarious Jones and James Kilgore are region champs in the 300 meter hurdles(Jones) and the 1600 meter run(Kilgore). Freshman DaMarcus Reeves won the region championship in the 3200 meter run. The Braves also won the region championship in the 4 x 400 meter relay. Members of that team are JaTavious Harris, Evan Simmons, Dalvin Ruff, and Darius Ruff.