Richards, Walker, Ramey take charge of girls track


IMAGE / Jenna Robinson

The girls track and field team lost to Brandon and Flushing on Wednesday, April 24.

Sophomore Linnearia Richards led the Hornets on the track with four top-three appearances.

Also leading the team with a first-place and three second-place finishes was sophomore Saniaa Walker.

The Hornets lost to Brandon 92-43 and lost to Flushing 112-23 on Wednesday, April. 24.

Walker placed second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.81. Following behind her was Richards with a time of 13.73, placing third in the race.

Walker placed first in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.96.

Senior Mackenzie Ramey competed in the shot put event, placing first with a distance of 37 feet, 5.5 inches.

In the discus, senior Mary Wheeler fought hard, placing second with a toss of 94-04.

Richards placed second in the high jump with the height of 4-10.

The team of Richards, Sydney Walker, Stacia Tipton, and Saniaa Walker placed second in the 400-meter relay with a time of 52.94.

The same team of Richards, Sydney, Tipton, and Saniaa placed second in the 800 relay with the time of 1:53.80.

The Hornets will be in action on Wednesday, May 1, against Holly and Fenton.