The Randolph Outdoor Track & Field (OTF) teams competed at the “AHSAA 4A State Championship Day 1” at Gulf Shores Sportsplex track & field facility in Gulf Shores, AL all day today, Thursday, April 29th, 2021.
The girls were led by Anahita Maleknia, Parmida Amiri, Armita Amiri, Nadia Bayless, Kayton Stanton, Emily Creekmore, Lauren Kronk, and Grayson Brinkmeier. Anahita WON the 4A state championship in the girls shot put! After day 1 and 5 of 18 events scored, the girls team is in 7th place behind White Plains, Montgomery Academy, Handley, JP2, Brooks, and Bibb County High School. Below are how the members who competed on day 1. Some events today were just “preliminary rounds” that will have finals Saturday if they finished in the top 8 places in the prelims.
- Kayton Stanton 16TH 13.72
- Armita Amiri 9th 5:45.87
- Parmida Amiri 13th 5:53.10
- 4x100m “A”Relay 7th 53.07 *Qualified for finals Saturday!
- G Brinkmeier, HR Kim, K Stanton, E Creekmore
- Pole Vault
- Lauren Kronk 8th 7’-00”
- Shot Put
- Anahita Maleknia 1st 33’-08.50” *STATE CHAMPION!
- High Jump
- Nadia Bayless finishing tied for 8th. She cleared 4’04” and scored .50 points for the team! …And she’s only a 7th grader!
The boys were led by Zach Takacs, Eric Xing, Evan Shields, Drew Stanley, Nic Strong, Jace Crisler, Grayson Davenport, and Evan Shields. Zach WON the 4A state championship in the boys 1600 meter race! After day 1 and 3 of 18 events scored, the boys team is in 6th with 10 pts scored, behind Haleyville, Etowah, Brooks, Westminster Christian Academy, and North Jackson. Below are how the members who competed on day 1. Some events today were just “preliminary rounds” that will have finals Saturday if they finished in the top 8 places in the prelims.
- Zach Takacs 1st 4:35.89 *STATE CHAMPION!
- Evan Shields 15th 4:48.49
- Eric Xing 19th 4:57.20
- 4x100m “A” Relay 4th 44.68 *qualified for Finals Saturday!
- J. Crisler, D. Stanley, G. Davenport, N. Strong (ALT K. Hay)
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