White, Powell, Benson lead Brook’s hopes in 5A track

Published 6:44 pm Thursday, May 13, 2010

Isaiah White in the 110-meter hurdles, Desiree Benson in the1600-meter run and Trent Powell in the high jump will lead theBrookhaven Panthers in Friday’s Class 5A State Track Meet at Pearl.White, Benson and Powell won first place in the South State 5A meetat Long Beach.

Placing second was Pamela Byrd in the girls 200-meter run.Brookhaven qualified for state in 15 events.

Action begins at noon Friday with field event competition in theClass 1A/3A/5A. Running events start at 12:30.

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Class 2A/4A/6A events will be held Saturday, starting at 11a.m.

Overall, the Lady Panthers finished in fourth place behind Southchampion Long Beach. McComb and Picayune finished second and thirdrespectively.

The Panthers placed fifth behind South champion Moss Point. LongBeach was second, McComb third and Picayune fourth.

The Ole Brook squad is coached by Kelby Bowman, Jimmie Butlerand Freda Craft.

Brookhaven South State 5A

Results at Long Beach

Girls 3200: 2 Orionna Brumfield 13:21.69

Boys 110 Hurdles: 1. Isaiah White 15.12

Girls 100 Meter Run: 4 Pamela Byrd 12.86

Girls 1600 Meter Run: 1 Desiree Benson 5:53.85

Girls 4 X 100: 3 (Pamela Byrd, Zoe Franklin, Karronda Redd,Waverli Culver) 50.59

Boys 300 Hurdles: 3 Isaiah White 43.08

Girls 800 Meter Run: 4 Desiree Benson 2:35.76

Girls 200 Meter Run: 2 Pamela Byrd 25.92

Girls 4 x 400 Meter Relay: 3 (Desiree Benson, FrederickaFairman, LaStasha Jenkins, Waverli Culver).

Boys Long Jump: 4 Isaiah White 20-09.25

Girls High Jump: 3 Fredericka Fairman 5-02.00

Boys High Jump: 1 Trent Powell 6-04.00. 4 Greg Sims 6-00.00

Girls Shot Put: 3 Gloria Weathersby 32-02.50. 4 Ebony Byrd31-08.75

Girls Discus: 3 Gloria Weathersby 94-03.75

Boys Triple Jump: 4 Jeff Newton 40-05.50


Boys Team Totals: Moss Point 113.50, Long Beach 110, McComb 105,Picayune 68, Brookhaven 52

Girls Team Totals: Long Beach 123.50, McComb 108, Picayune 89,Brookhaven 79.