Botetourt County athletes had some strong performances as William Fleming High School played host to the annual Cosmopolitan Club Track Meet in Roanoke last weekend.
The Cave Spring boys and Patrick Henry girls were team winners in the Senior Division. Lord Botetourt’s boys were eighth while James River finished seventh in the boys’ meet and 10th in the girls meet. Botetourt’s girls won the Junior Division, for ninth and 10th graders, and the boys were third.
“Our Senior Division teams were small due to Prom, but we still finished well,” said LB coach Chris Caldwell.
LB’s Savion Moon had a huge weekend. He not only had personal bests in his races but he also State Qualified in the 110 hurdles, broke a 27-year-old school record in the 110 hurdles, and was named MVP Runner of the Junior Division Meet.
In the Senior Division, Jeremiah Emmons-Mayo won the 110 hurdles and took second in the 300 hurdles. Jake McNutt was second in the discus.
In the Junior Division, Moon won the 110 hurdles and the 300 hurdles while Bryson Cook won the 800. The 4×100 team also took a first.
For the girls, Sofia Hernandez won the 800 and 1600-meter runs. Brooklyn Hornback won the 400 dash and Gracyn Herbst won the 300 hurdles. LB also won the 4×400 relay. Lauren Duff took a second in the 400 and a third in the 800.
James River’s Katelyn Wiley was second in the 300 hurdles and Logan Williamson took second in the shot and third in the discus in the Senior Division. Erin Walker was third in the 200 and fourth in the 100.
Vanessa Lima won the triple jump in the girls’ Junior Division.
In the Middle School Division the Read Mountain boys were third and the girls were 17th. The Central Academy boys were 11th.
Today, both LB and James River will compete in a meet in Salem at the Salem High track against the host Spartans and Glenvar.