Harmony boys finish 2nd at the Hawkins track meet in thf 1600 meter relay 3-17-2016 Photo by Steve Rutherford


WHITE OAK  –  Harmony’s boys and girls track teams traveled to White Oak last Thursday and competed in the Atkins Relays which is the final prep meet before the District 15-AAA meet on Wednesday and Thursday, April 12 and 13, at West Rusk High School in New London.   Both Harmony squads finished fifth at White Oak in the nine-team field.   Host White Oak won the girls’ division.

Harmony’s Maddie Ebert won the gold medal in the 400M dash with a winning time of 1:01.93.   She also brought home a silver medal in the 100M dash.

Harmony’s relay teams made strong showings at the Atkins meet.   The sprint relay team of Aleah Daily, Brogan Stuart, Hunter Morris, and Raylee Willie finished fourth.    The 800M relay team of Daily, Stuart, Elizabeth Hawkins, and Morris finished third.   The 1600M relay group of Elizabeth Spencer, Marlee Seahorn, Willie, and Trista Daily also received bronze medals for their third place finish.

Others scoring points for Harmony included the following:  Kaylie Byrd, 5th, 100M hurdles; Trista Daily, 800M; Sydney Harty, 4th, 1600M; Marlee Seahorn, 300M hurdles; and Kaylee Clemens, 4th, high jump.

In the boys’ division, Collin Jones placed first in the pole vault event with a leap of 13 ft., 6 inches.   The Harmony 1600M relay team of Caleb Hart, Mike Edmonson, Zac Tollett, and Jones also took home gold medals with a winning time of 3:37.43.

Jones captured a silver medal in the 400M dash, and teammate Barrett Hill also gained gold with a second place finish in the 110M hurdles.

The Harmony sprint relay team of Austin Wingfield, Hill, Hart, and Edmonson finish third, and the Eagle 800M relay group of Wingfield, Hart, Tollett, and Konrad Eichelman were fifth

Others adding points to Harmony’s total were as follows:   Edmonson, 3rd, 100M dash, and 5th, long jump; Hill, 5th, 300M hurdles; and Waymon Lay, 6th, discus.   Center won the boys’ division.