EA state track champs … again

EA boys track team, from left, front, Chase Bell, Patrick McGhee, Thomas Knight, Kainoa Gumapac, Kris Brown, Drew Parker, Heath Sheldt; back, Jackson Bonner, Jamie Welker, Trae Lee, Gary Campbell, Jace Daniels, David Dobson, Coach Hugh Fountain, Cameron Armentor, Ryan Johnson, Fred Flavors, Louie Turner

The Escambia Academy Track Team continues their winning ways with their latest competition.

The team won the AISA (Alabama Independent School Association) State Track Championship the third time in a row. The meet was held at the Gulf Shores Sports Complex Wednesday and Thursday, April 12 and 13.

In addition to the overall team championship, there were other standouts among team members.

Kris Brown was named the meet MVP for the third time in a row.

The 4×800 Relay Team won first place.

The 4×100 Relay Team set a new state record by breaking the record they set last year. The new record is 43.63; previous record was 44.33.

4×100 Relay Team, from left, Kris Brown, Fred Flavors, Louie Turner, Patrick McGhee
4×800 Relay Team, from left, David Dobson, Jace Daniels, Gary Campbell, Jackson Bonner
MVP Kris Brown


News photos by Ditto Gorme