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Indians and Vikings deliver standout performances at Regional Track and Field meet in Jacksonville

Athletes from Choctawhatchee and Fort Walton Beach High Schools competed in the FHSAA 3A Region 1 Track and Field Competition at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, FL on May 4, 2023. […]

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Athletes from Choctawhatchee and Fort Walton Beach High Schools competed in the FHSAA 3A Region 1 Track and Field Competition at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, FL on May 4, 2023. Both schools showcased their incredible talent, with several top finishes highlighting the event.

Choctawhatchee’s Trevon Tyson was a standout, finishing 3rd in the Boys’ 100 Meters (10.80) and 2nd in the Boys’ 200 Meters (21.37). In the Boys’ Long Jump, Isaiah Johnson (JR, Choctawhatchee) soared to victory, securing 1st place with a distance of 7.03 meters (23-0.75).

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Choctawhatchee’s relay teams were also a force to be reckoned with. The Boys’ 4 x 100 Relay team, consisting of Isaiah Johnson, Cole Tabb, Owen Burks, and Trevon Tyson, claimed 1st place with a time of 41.28 seconds.

  • The Boys’ 4 x 400 Relay team, featuring Justin Whidbee, Kaleb Hollins, Kyler Collins, and Cole Tabb, also captured 1st place, finishing in 3:17.79.
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Fort Walton Beach High School’s Grace Hebson (SR) was the star of the Girls’ 800 Meters, securing 1st place with a time of 2:17.60. Brooke Hawkins (SR, Fort Walton Beach) demonstrated her jumping abilities, earning 2nd place in both the Girls’ Long Jump (5.27 meters / 17-3.5) and Girls’ Triple Jump (11.98 meters / 39-3.75).

The Girls’ 4 x 800 Relay saw impressive performances from both schools. Fort Walton Beach’s team, comprised of Reece Knowlton, Martha Rylee Curtis, Belicia O’Grady, and Grace Hebson, finished 2nd with a time of 9:39.33.

  • Choctawhatchee’s team, consisting of Hayley Boyle, Brylie Kilgore, Chi Medina, and Isabel Harter, secured 3rd place with a time of 9:48.55.

Stats from the Regional meet

Boys’ 100 Meters:

  • Trevon Tyson (JR, Choctawhatchee) secured the 3rd place with an impressive time of 10.80 seconds.

Boys’ 200 Meters:

  • Trevon Tyson (JR, Choctawhatchee) showcased his speed once again, finishing in 2nd place with a time of 21.37 seconds.

Boys’ 800 Meters:

  • Kaleb Hollins (SR, Choctawhatchee) earned the 3rd place with a strong time of 1:55.57.

Boys’ 4 x 100 Relay:

  • Choctawhatchee’s team claimed 1st place with a time of 41.28 seconds. The team consisted of Isaiah Johnson, Cole Tabb, Owen Burks, and Trevon Tyson.

Boys’ 4 x 400 Relay:

  • Choctawhatchee’s team took the top spot with a time of 3:17.79. The team members were Justin Whidbee, Kaleb Hollins, Kyler Collins, and Cole Tabb.

Boys’ 4 x 800 Relay:

  • Choctawhatchee’s team secured 2nd place, completing the relay in 8:03.01. The team included Brendan Cutler, Zachary Brainerd, Zach Smith, and Kaleb Hollins.
  • Fort Walton Beach’s team finished 4th with a time of 8:06.22. The team members were Luke Endt, Connor Rising, Jackson Light, and Grant Chastain.
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Boys’ High Jump:

  • Chad Russell (SO, Choctawhatchee) placed 4th with a mark of 1.92 meters (6-3.5).

Boys’ Long Jump:

  • Isaiah Johnson (JR, Choctawhatchee) leaped to 1st place with a distance of 7.03 meters (23-0.75).

Boys’ Triple Jump:

  • Owen Burks (SR, Choctawhatchee) achieved 2nd place with a jump of 13.70 meters (44-11.5).

Boys’ Javelin:

  • Owen Burks (SR, Choctawhatchee) demonstrated his strength, earning 3rd place with a throw of 49.01 meters (160-9).

Girls’ 800 Meters:

  • Grace Hebson (SR, Fort Walton Beach) claimed 1st place with an outstanding time of 2:17.60.
  • Hayley Boyle (SR, Choctawhatchee) secured the 3rd place with a competitive time of 2:20.00.

Girls’ 4 x 800 Relay:

  • Fort Walton Beach’s team finished 2nd with a time of 9:39.33. The team was comprised of Reece Knowlton, Martha Riley Curtis, Belicia O’Grady, and Grace Hebson.
  • Choctawhatchee’s team took 3rd place with a time of 9:48.55. The team members were Hayley Boyle, Brylie Kilgore, Chi Medina, and Isabel Harter.

Girls’ Pole Vault:

  • Rachel Daldine (SR, Fort Walton Beach) placed 6th with a mark of 2.55 meters (8-4.25).
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Girls’ Long Jump:

  • Brooke Hawkins (SR, Fort Walton Beach) secured 2nd place with a jump of 5.27 meters (17-3.5).

Girls’ Triple Jump:

  • Brooke Hawkins (SR, Fort Walton Beach) demonstrated her jumping prowess once again, earning 2nd place with a distance of 11.98 meters (39-3.75).

Girls’ Javelin:

  • Makala Sims (SO, Fort Walton Beach) threw her way to 2nd place with a distance of 30.81 meters (101-1).
  • Yasmin Lott (JR, Fort Walton Beach) followed closely behind in 3rd place, throwing 30.25 meters (99-3).

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