Rhea Middle Girls Track Team dominates at home


And they’re off!! Rhea Middle girls off to the races. (photo: Gary Bolden)

Rhea Middle Girls Track dominates competition at home.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Evensville, TN — Rhea Middle School hosted 2 other schools in a track meet Thursday.  Schools competing in the event include: Lake Forrest Middle School, Ocoee Middle School and Rhea Middle School.  The Rhea Middle School Ladies finished with 56 points and won the meet.   Ocoee Middle School was second with 41 points and Lake Forrest garnered 28 points for third place.

In Boys actions it was Ocoee Middle School narrowly edging out Lake Forest for the win with 56 points to 52 for Lake Forrest.  Rhea Middle School finished with 18 points for a third place finish.  There were a total of 12 events for both Boys and Ladies action.

Joe Couch finished second in the 100 yard dash and Daniel Solomon finished third in the 200 yard dash.  Zach Romans finished third in the 400 yard dash.  Jay Graham finished first in the shot put and Tyler Shelton finished third in the shot put.   Jay Graham also finished third in the 800 Meter run.

In girls actions it was Caitlyn Blevins with the close win over her teammate Lena Miller by a fraction of a second in the Girls 100 Meter hurdles.  Bayleighann Phipps won the high jump.  Rhea Middle finished 1-2-3 in the long jump with a 1-3 finish of Micah Black, Sarah Welch and Selena Crespo.

Rhea Middle girls won the 4X100 meter relay with the team of Phipps, Gross, Miller and Hedgecoth competing.  RMS did well in 100 yard dash with Caitlyn Blevins finishing first and four teammates claiming positions 3-4-5-6.  Bayleighann Phipps won the High Jump.

In the 200 meter dash it was Sarah Welch, Alyson Sekura and Sophia Dieckhaus claiming the first three spots in this race.  Micah Black was the winner of the 400 meter dash and finished third in the shot put.

Rhea Middle School unofficially had 24 girls and 20 boys score points in the meet.

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Photos by Gary Bolden.

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