The Peninsula District has an individual state track champion and a relay winner. Daniel Mcfadden of Heritage won the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.0 and his teammate, Jamar Bateman, finished sixth in the event at Saturday's Virginia High School League State AAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. In the day's last girls' running event, the 4x400, Bethel edged Western Branch for the crown.
Western Branch repeated as girls' champion, racking up 112 points. Phoebus was the highest-finishing local team, finishing strong in a tie for third with 30 points, only one behind second-place Lake Braddock.
Atlee won the boys' title. Heritage was the top local finisher, coming in 13th.
There were other strong performances by area athletes. Menchville's Melissa Wilson was third with a vault of 11-06.Hampton's boys were third in the 4x400 meter relay.
Chantel Ray, a freshman from Hampton, was fourth in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 14.45. In the same race, Vamonie Boddie and Jazmine Vaughan of Phoebus finished seventh and eighth. Bethel's Rashaun Combs was eleventh in the 800 meter run.
Gloucester's Jazmine Banks completed her high school career with a sixth place finish in the shot put. Her throw was 39-01.25. "I am happy and sad that my high school track time is over," she said. Banks will head for Radford as she begins college.
In the 100 meter head-to-head duel between Christal Peterson of Phoebus and Keilah Tyson of Western Branch, a new state record of 11.39 was set. Tyson edged Peterson for the win as the Phoebus senior ran in 11.67.
The two ran again for their last high school meeting as they competed in the 200 meter dash. Once again, Tyson was the winner and Peterson was second. Peterson will move on to the University of Central Florida.
Team scores: 1. Western Branch 112, 2. Lake Braddock 31, T3. Thomas Dale 30, T3. Phoebus 30.
100 meter dash-1-Keilah Tyson (Western Branch 11.49, 2-Christal Peterson (Phoebus), 3-Breanna Walker (Osbourn Park) 12.08. 1600 meter run-1-Megan Moye (Cosby) 4:48.21, 2-Kimberley Ficenec (Mountain View) 4:53.70, 3-Audrey Batzel (Ocean Lakes) 4:54.18. 3200 meter run-1-Sophie Chase (Lake Braddock) 10:35.91, 2-Hannah Lowery (Stafford) 10:37.80, 3-Isabel Amend (Washington-Lee) 10:59.86. 100 meter hurdles-1-Desmonae Gray (Western Branch) 14.08, 2-Leah Lott (Landstown) 14.14, 3-Montasia Golden (Lee-Davis) 14.40. 300 meter hurdles-1-Khadeja Kearney (Churchland) 42.1, 2-Javette Lee (Western Branch) 42.32, 3-Tiffany Ellick (Western Branch) 43.65. 4 x 100 meter relay-1-Western Branch 47.25, 2-Osbourn Park 47.37, 3-Thomas Dale 47.83, 5-Phoebus 48.65. 4 x 400 meter relay-1-Bethel 3:44.20, 2-Western Branch 3:45.67, 3-South County 3:40.12. triple jump-1-Siobhan Ford-Holland (Thomas Dale) 39-07.5, 2-Amira Idris (C. D. Hylton) 39-05.25, 3-Montasia Golden (Lee-Davis) 39-07.0. pole vault-1-Cameron Overstreet (Atlee) 12-06.0, 2-Stephanie Oleson (Henrico) 12-0.0, 3- Melissa Wilson (Menchville) 11-06. shot put-1 Kiara Howell (Grassfield) 42-01.0, 2-Joy Caracciola (Stonewall Jackson) 40-05.0, 3-Chioma Onyekwere (James W. Robinson) 39-04.75, Jazmine Banks (Gloucester) 39-01.25. 200 meter dash-1-Keilah Tyson (Western Branch) 23.53, 2-Christal Peterson (Phoebus) 24.14, 3-Shyra Molton (Patrick Henry) 24.44. 400 meter dash-1-Monica Williams (Green Run) 55.62, 2-Erin Edmond (Riverbend) 56.06, 3-Felecia Majors (South County) 56.25. 800 meter run-1-Myah Hicks (Thomas Edison) 2:08.84, 2-Kimberley Ficenec (Mountain View) 2:09.83, 3-Skylar Evans (Midlothian) 2:11.80. high jump-1-Chelsea Utley (Green Run) 5-10, 2-Keilah Tyson (Western Branch) 5-06, 2-Brianna Hayes (Matoaca) 5-06.
Team scores: 1. Atlee, 41, 2. First Colonial 35.5, 3. Mountain View 28.
100 meter dash-1-Roderque Gray (Brooke Point) 10.83, 2-Mustaqeem Williams (Forest Park) 10.83, 3-Keith Johnson (Petersburg) 10.87. 200 meter dash-1-Justin Burke) 21.72, 2-Walter Mitchell (Salem) 21.83, 3- Kenneth Williams (Woodrow Wilson) 21.97. 400 meter dash-1-Justin Burke (First Colonial) 47.42, 2-Kenneth Williams (Woodrow Wilson) 47.45, 3-Marques Atkinson (Atlee) 48.29. 800 meter run-1-Zack Fanelty (Tallwood) 1:52.59, 2-Tyrone Walker (Westfield) 1:54.54, 3-Jeremy Greenwald (Grassfield) 1:53.71.1600 meter run-1-Ahmed Bile (Annandale) 4:09.48, 2-Jeremy Greenwald (Grassfield) 4:10.91, 3-Nicholas Wolfe (Mountain View) 4:16.72. 3200 meter run-1- Adam Visokay (Albemarle) 9:09.59, 2-Darren Barlow (Midlothian) 9:11.51, 3-Sean McGorty (Chantilly) 9:12.03. 110 meter hurdles-1-Daniel Mcfadden (Heritage) 14.00, 2-John Jenkins (Annandale) 14.06, 3-Marcus Finney (Heritage Leesburg) 14.24. 300 meter hurdles-1-Anthony Williams (Potomac) 36.99, 2-JaQuan Demiel (Lakeland) 37.65, 3-Devin Brewer (Potomac) 37.80. 4 x 100 meter relay 1 – Brooke Point 42.04, 2- Western Branch 42.21, Lakeland 42.26. 4 x 400 meter relay-1- Kings Fork 3:18.33, 2 – Atlee 3:19.61, 3 – Hampton 3:20.05. pole vault-1-Chris Pillow (Atlee) 15-03,2-Sean Daugherty (Lake Braddock) 13-06, 3- Mark Gabele (Landstown) J1306.0. triple jump-1-Marcus Dean (Western Branch) 14.92, 2-Sean Price (South Lakes) 14.54, 3- Allen Bordley (First Colonial) 14.39. shot put-1-Isaiah Simmons (Woodbridge) 66-00.5, 2-Brandon Ruffin (Oscar Smith) 57-03.75, 3-Brian Waterfield (Great Bridge) 57-00.75.