Jets Take Host Patriots’ Redcoat Invitational Track
MADISON- Individual outstanding performances at the 2021 Redcoat Invitational Track Meet held at Bob Jones High included Johnny Holloway of Sparkman and Tyler Pitts of the host Patriots as each secured two gold medals at the annual event. The real performances of the day-long event were the boys and girls squads from nearby James Clemens, which won both of their divisions in impressive style.
The boys flew the Jets to the top of the team scoring with 153.50 points, which was more than doubled the numbers set by runner-up Hazel Green. In girls, the Lady Jets posted a 26-point victory over second place Whitesburg Christian.
Track teams representing 20 schools made their way to the outdoor track facility at Bob Jones. With 22 medals won overall by the Jets, the final team tabulations included: Boys- 1. James Clemens 153.50, 4. Bob Jones 67.50, 6. Sparkman 38, 14. Madison Academy 19; Girls- 1. James Clemens 108, 3. Bob Jones 73.50, 8. Sparkman 43, 17. Madison Academy 8.
Sparkman’s Holloway is a senior leader of the Senators program and is currently exploring his options for possible scholarship offers for college in his efforts to run track at the next level. He took third place in the state for the 60meter event at the Indoor State Meet and ranked among the top three in the outdoor season.
On the girl’s side, Sparkman sophomore is easily making a place for herself among the state’s top sprinters with superb efforts winning the 200m and finishing third in the 100m.
For the James Clemens’ boys, the sprinters placed five among the top seven in the 100meter, including the top performance by Chad Coulter who is currently ranked No. 1 in Alabama.
Boys: 100m- 1. Chad Coulter, James Clemens, 10.71, 2. Manny Sanders, James Clemens, 11.00; 200m- 1. Johnny Holloway, Sparkman, 22.03, 2. Chad Coulter, James Clemens, 22.14; 400m- 1. Johnny Holloway, Sparkman, 50.49; 800m- 2. Mateo Santiago, Bob Jones, 2:04.21; 1600m- 1. Dylan Dryer, James Clemens, 4:46.47, 3. James Garrison, Bob Jones, 4:47.88; 3200m- 3. Tyler Gohlich, James Clemens, 10:24.62; 100m hurdles- 1. Tyler Pitts, Bob Jones, 14.93; 300m hurdles- 1. Tyler Pitts, Bob Jones, 41.20, 2. Isaac Pollard, James Clemens, 43.53; 4x100m relay- 1. James Clemens, 42.34 (Kameron Barnett, Ephraim Rolingson, Keenan Hill, Manny Sanders), 2. Bob Jones, 44.93; 4x400m relay- 3. James Clemens, 3:50.45 (Ephraim Rolingson, Kameron Barnett, Kennan Hill, Manny Sanders); 4x800m relay- 1. James Clemens, 8:39.29 (Dylan Dryer, John Luke Stovall, Max Shah Isaul, Rubio Montano), 2. Bob Jones, 8:48.14; high jump- 1. Cosey Scarebrook, Bob Jones, 6-06, 3. Keenan Hill, James Clemens, 5-08; pole vault- 1. Aaron Davis, Madison Academy, 12-00, 2. Austin Abney, James Clemens, 9-00; triple jump- 1. Willie Campbell, James Clemens, 43-06.75 (school record), 2. Kendall Russell, James Clemens, 43-04.25; shot put- 1. Jaylen Drake, James Clemens, 47-07; discus- 3. Terrant Young, Sparkman, 113-07.75.
Girls: 100m- 2. Liyah Nelson, Madison Academy, 12:00, 3. Janae Hilliard, Sparkman, 12:15; 200m- 1. Janae Hilliard, Sparkman, 25.73, 2. Madesen Holman, Sparkman, 26.41; 800m- 2. Arienna Coe, Bob Jones, 2:30.26; 3200m- 2. Sydney Freeman, James Clemens, 12:34.05; 4x100m- 1. James Clemens, 51.38 (Aniyah Alexander, Alexa Moore, Reynna Mayers, Madison Rose), 2. Bob Jones, 51.42; 4x100m thrower relay- 1. Bob Jones, 1:01.85; 4x400m- 2. Bob Jones (Arienna Coe, Ebba Detulleo, Faith Mason, Mercedes Zich); 4×800- 1. Sparkman, 11:03.98 (Addie Doggett, Jenna Duncan, Samantha Menikheim, Kinsey Sivley); high jump- 2. Mercedes Zich, Bob Jones, 4-08; long jump- 1. Xanyah Edwards, James Clemens, 16-10, 2. Faith Mason, Bob Jones, 16-09.50, 3. Kala Christopher, Bob Jones, 16-04. Triple jump- 3. Xanyah Edwards, James Clemens, 31-05; shot put- 2. Jazmin Grigsby, James Clemens, 31-09, 3. Adaeze Okafor, Bob Jones, 31-07.50; discus- 2. Isha Patel, James Clemens, 78-09.50, 2. Jazmin Grigsby, James Clemens, 75-02.