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Saturday August 13th, 2022 4:43AM

Track & Field: White Co. boys, Bluff girls lead 7-3A meet after Day 1

By AccessWDUN Staff

FLOWERY BRANCH — The White County boys and Cherokee Bluff girls hold the lead after the opening day of the Region 7-3A track and field meet on Thursday at Cherokee Bluff High School.

The first day held the field events plus relay races finals. The rest of the track finals are scheduled for Friday.

White County tallied 77 points on the strength of Josh Brooks, who won the high jump title and finished second in the long jump, to lead West Hall (65 points) and North Hall (63). Gilmer (51) and East Forsyth (27) round out the top five.

The Bluff girls (85 points) hold a slim 8-point lead over White County (77 points) with North Hall (46) a distant third.

The Bluff girls won the 4x200 relay and had three of the top five finishers in the 1,600-meter run. The Lady Bears’ Avery Jones also won the shot put.

The Lady Warriors got a win from Kendra Dye in the discus.

(Click here to see the results from the first day of the two-day event.)


TEAM SCORES AFTER DAY 1
Boys
1 White County 77.0
2 West Hall 65.0
3 North Hall 63.0
4 Gilmer 51.0
5 East Forsyth 27.0
6 Lumpkin County 24.0
6 Cherokee Bluff 24.0
8 Dawson County 20.0

Girls
1 Cherokee Bluff 85.0
2 White County 77.0
3 North Hall 46.0
4 Lumpkin County 39.0
5 Gilmer 34.0
6 Dawson County 30.0
7 West Hall 19.0
8 East Forsyth 18.0

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