Fifteen individual athletes extended their seasons on Friday during the District 4 Championships at Tullahoma High School, by placing in the top four of their respective individual events.
The athletes will next head to sectionals on Friday, which will take place at Rhea County High School. That meet is scheduled to get underway at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.
On the boys side, Tullahoma had eight individual athletes qualify for sectionals. The Lady Wildcats will be sending six athletes.
Amy Johnson qualified for sectionals in two events, including the 100-meter dash and the 200 dash.
In the 200 dash, Johnson took third place, clocking in with a time of 27.09 seconds. Teammate Willow Hobbs also ran the same race, taking fifth at 27.23, while Izkadahr Dohrman finished 15th at 32.81.
Johnson then finished fourth in the 100 dash, at 13.22. Hobbs placed sixth in the same race at 13.65, while Dohrman finished 14th at 15.43.
Natalie Nunn also qualified for two events, first taking second in the 800 run, finishing at 2:41.26.
Nunn and teammate Anna Parker then were able to ensure their spots in the 1,600 run. Nunn took second place in that race at 6:04.23, while Parker finished in fourth at 6:12.14.
Katharine Hills took the top spot in the 3,200 run, clocking in with an overall time of 13:53.83.
Staisha Sims and Kaylin Ferrell earned their spots in the discus throw. Sims took second in the event, hurling a distance of 77 feet and 7 inches. Farrell followed with a fourth-place finish at 73-5. Ty Harden also took part in the same event, finishing ninth at 44-5.
Farrell then added a first-place performance in the shot put. In that event, Farrell hurled it a distance of 33-8. Sims took fifth place in the same event at 29-11, while Caroline McCullough finished ninth at 23-11.
The THS girls also had two relay teams qualify for sectionals. The Lady Wildcats’ 4x400 and 4x800 relay teams finished first in their respective races.
In the 4x400, Johnson, Hobbs, Nunn and Parker teamed to finish first with an overall time of 4:30.95.
Hills, Parker, Elise Sandlin and Nunn all teamed to take the top spot in the 4x800, clocking in at 11:14.34.
On the boys side, Jared Sebourn qualified for two events. In the 100 dash, Sebourn took fourth place, clocking in at 11.57. Corvion Fields ran the same race, taking fifth at 11.69, while Douglas Tilly finished in 13th at 13.34.
In the 200 dash, Sebourn finished third at 23.21. Fields also ran in that race, this time ensuring his spot into sectionals with a fourth-place finish at 23.22.
Anthony Wonder added a second-place effort in the 400 dash, finishing with a time of 54.65. Hayden Thompson ran in the same race, placing in ninth at 1:08.00.
Branden Cluckey took second place in the 800 run, clocking in at 2:11.72. Justin Lemons finished sixth in the same race at 2:48.76, while Franklin Zhang took seventh at 2:49.73.
C.J. Harden also added a second-place effort in the 300 hurdles. Harden clocked in at 44.99 during that race.
In the discus throw, Tydrell Mitchell took third place, hurling a distance of 102-0.5. Teammate Cadden Bradford followed in fourth at 99-1.5. Logan Crouch took fifth in discus at 94-4.
Crouch followed that with a second-place effort in the shot put, tossing it a distance of 38-3.25. Bradford added a third-place finish at 34-10. Mitchell took sixth place in the shot put at 31-6.25.
Connor White took first place in the pole vault, clearing 12-0 to take the top spot for Tullahoma.
The THS boys also had four relay teams qualify for sectionals. The Wildcats 4x200 and 4x800 relay teams took first place, while the 4x100 and 4x400 teams finished second.
In the 4x200 relay, Harden, Fields, Brian Nelms and Sebourn teamed to finish first overall with an overall time of 1:36.08.
Harden then teamed with Cluckey, Matt Qua and White to take first in the 4x800. The Wildcats clocked in with a time of 9:06.33.
In the 4x100, Harden, Field, Nelms and Sebourn took second place at 46.09. Qua, White, Wonder and Cluckey then took second in the 4x400 at 3:42.80.