Originally created 05/12/02

Williamson sprints to pair of victories



COLUMBIA - Silver Bluff speedster Troy Williamson closed out his high school track career in style Saturday, winning two events and anchoring a relay team's victory in the South Carolina High School League's Class AA meet.

Williamson, a University of South Carolina football signee, won the 100-meter dash (10.83) and the 200 meters (21.92).

In the 400 relay, Williamson teamed with Joe Wilson, Aaron Parker and Rueben Wilson for the victory. They ran a 43.55.

Williamson's performance helped Silver Bluff finish seventh in the team standings.

Aiken High and North Augusta High produced individual winners in the Class AAAA meet. For the Aiken girls, Beth Jordan won the pole vault (11-0). North Augusta's Richy Williams won the long jump (22-1 1/4 ). Aiken's Michelle Milner finished second in the 1,600.

In Class AAA, the Midland Valley girls finished fourth.

In Class A, the top-finishing area team came from Blackville-Hilda. The Lady Hawks finished ninth. Blackville finished second in the 1,600 relay.

The Blackville boys were 14th. Individually, the Hawks' top performer was Herman Banks. He finished second in the shot put with a throw of 44-10 1/2 .

The top finishers Saturday in the 2002 Georgia High School Association Boys State Track and Field Championships at Bryan-Keen Memorial Stadium:

CLASS AAAAA Team Results

1, Stephenson, 43. 2, SW DeKalb, 32. 3, Lassiter, 31. 4, Brookwood, 30. 5, Wheeler 28. 6, Bradwell Institute, 26.

400-meter relay - 1, Stephenson, Jeremy Burton, Sean Lucas, Kregg Lumpkin, Demario Minter, 41.84 seconds.

400 dash - 1, Reggie Witherspoon, Wheeler, 47.58 seconds.

100 dash - 1, Kenneth O'Neil, Benedictine, 10.81 seconds.

110 high hurdles - 1, Roy Cheney, Evans, 14.23 seconds.

200 dash - 1, Reggie Witherspoon, Wheeler, 21.90 seconds.

300 intermediate hurdles - 1, Roy Cheney, Evans, 36.91 seconds.

1,600 relay - 1, Southwest DeKalb, Justin Oliver, Keith Farmer, Jonathan Walker, Damon Prince, 3 minutes, 17.28 seconds.

CLASS AAAA

1, Cedar Shoals, 50. 2, Shaw, 42. 3, Mays, 31. 4, Stone Mountain, 28. 5, Woodward Academy 27.5. 6, Cedar Grove, 26.

400-meter relay - 1, Shaw, Louis Chambers, Troy Bergeron, Marvin Menafee, Brandon Williams, 42.03.

400 dash - 1, Rodney Almond, Cedar Shoals, 47.86. 2, Troy Bergeron, Shaw, 48.44. 3, Michael Hill, Thomson, 48.57.100 dash - 1, Willie Green, Butler, 10.84.

110 high hurdles - 1, Dexter Faulk, Stone Mountain, 13.85.

800 run - 1, Robert Williams, North Atlanta, 1:58.56.

200 dash - 1, Dexter Faulk, Stone Mountain, 21.55. 2, Willie Green, Butler, 21.58.

300 intermediate hurdles - 1, Jason Browhow, Central Gwinnett, 37.75.

1,600 relay - 1, Mays No. 1, Brandon Mitchell, Corey Dious, Bryon McClendon, George Andrews, 3:19.22.

CLASS AAA

1, Carrollton, 81. 2, LaGrange, 34. (Tie) 3, Winder-Barrow, 30. 3, Westminster, 30. 5, Northeast-Macon, 28. 6, Hiram, 24.

400-meter relay - 1, Carrollton, Derrell Johnson, Justin Jones, Stan Rowe, Jay Pless, 42.03.

400 dash - 1, Jeremy Johnson, Northeast-Macon, 48.41.

100 dash - (Tie) 1, Derrell Johnson, Carrollton, 11.05. 1, Dantavius Harmon, Jefferson County, 11.05.

110 high hurdles - 1, Derek Boykin, Carrollton, 14.54. 2, Aaron Whitley, Cross Creek, 14.85. 3, Eddie Geter, Laney, 15.24.800 run - 1, Stephen Downey, Westminster, 1:54.53.

200 dash - 1, Trey Hines, Hiram, 22.11.

300 intermediate hurdles - 1, Jimmy Malone, Gainesville, 39.18. 2, Aaron Whitley, Cross Creek, 39.25.1,600 relay - 1, Carrollton, Telish Copeland, 3:18.80.

CLASS AA 1, Washington-Wilkes, 82. 2, Crim, 50. 3, Cartersville, 38. 4, GAC, 37. 5, White County, 29. (Tie) 6, Americus, 26. 6, Grady, 26.

400-meter relay - 1, Washington-Wilkes, Rorpheus Gladman, Quincey Felix, Kenderous Wylie, Terry Wynn, 42.66.

400 dash - 1, Robert Owens, Grady, 50.17.

100 dash - 1, Gerald Hill, Crim, 11.03. 2, Kenderous Wylie, Washington-Wilkes, 11.04.

110 high hurdles - 1, Quincey Felix, Washington-Wilkes, 14.77. 2, Cornelius Clemons, Jenkins County, 14.94.

800 run - 1, Luke Godleski, GAC, 1:59.15.

200 dash - 1, Kenderous Wylie, Washington-Wilkes, 22.67.

300 intermediate hurdles - 1, Sergio Daniel, Crim, 38.82.

1,600 relay - 1, Cartersville, Brantley Ledbetter, Josh Tiggs, Chris Callahan, Thomas Moore, 3:24.24.

CLASS A 1, Landmark Christian, 107. 2, Pelham, 73. 3, Claxton, 56. 4, Buford, 36. 5, Hawkinsville, 30. 6, Jefferson, 23

400-meter relay - 1, Claxton, Rell Hunter, Kalonji Holmes, Demeatrick Moore, John Wilkerson, 43.27 seconds.

400 dash - 1, Demeatrick Moore, Claxton, 49.44.

100 dash - 1, Pedro Powell, Hawkinsville, 10.75.

110 high hurdles - 1, Kalonji Holmes, Claxton, 14.72.

800 run - 1, Westin Galloway, Galloway, 1:58.06.

200 dash - 1, Pedro Powell, Hawkinsville, 21.95.

300 intermediate hurdles - 1, Toney McNeil, Pelham, 39.00.

1,600 relay - 1, Claxton, Kalonji Holmes, Rell Hunter, John Wilkerson, Demeatrick Moore, 3:25.55.