Medal winners at the state track meet were (l-r): Emma Bradford, Skyler Mohler, and Channing Barker. Photo contributed.
May 24, 2019 – Of the six competitors and one alternate that went to the TSSAA Spring Fling today from Sequatchie County High School, three brought home medals.
The state track meet, held in Murfreesboro, attracted the top track athletes from high schools around the state.
Competing for SCHS, Emma Bradford brought home a third-place medal for 800 meters and fourth-place for 1600 meters.
Channing Barker placed eighth in 300-meter hurdles, and Skyler Mohler placed eighth in the long jump.
Also competing at the state meet from SCHS were Lindsey Weaver, Darian Mohler, and Dylan Belk. Allie Condra went as an alternate for the 4 x 200-meter relay.
SCHS Indians baseball team. Photos contributed.
UPDATE 5/23/2019 9 p.m.: The times and locations have been corrected.
May 23, 2019 – Both the baseball and the softball teams from Sequatchie County High School gave a great effort at the state AA tournament in Murfreesboro today, with the Indians baseball team finishing in third place, and the Lady Indians in fourth place.
The two teams will be escorted through Dunlap with a hero's welcome tonight.
According to Emergency Management Director Winfred Smith, officers will meet the Lady Indians softball team about 9:50 p.m. when they arrive on SR 111 and escort them down Rankin Avenue to the high school south of town. The baseball team will come about the same route, around 20 minutes after the girls.
Everyone is encouraged to come out and line the streets to welcome home our hometown athletes.
The boys' baseball team played some hard-fought games this week, going down to Forrest, 4-2, this afternoon. Forrest will play Covington tomorrow for the state AA championship.
The girls lost to Creek Wood 3-0, and Creek Wood will play Lexington tomorrow morning for a chance to face Forrest in the championship game.
SCHS Lady Indians softball team.