Sumblin named district Coach of Year

Published 10:58 am Wednesday, May 16, 2012

CHARLES CITY—Franklin Coach Dennis Sumblin was named the boys’ Coach of the Year for the Tri-Rivers District after the Broncos placed third in the district championship track meet at Charles City on Tuesday.

Franklin’s 4X100 relay team of Alson Cromwell, Marcus Stephens, Reshard Sumblin and Latrell Lane ran a time of 44.38, which qualified the team for the state meet on June 1 at Radford University.

Stephens also finished first in the 100-meter dash with a state qualifying time of 11.18.

The following qualified for the Region A meet on Thursday, May 24, at West Point High School.


Shot Put—Janesha Hurdle second, 26-05

300-Meter Hurdles—Aysa Lee third, 1:00

Long Jump—Lee sixth, 12-01



Long Jump—Javonte’ Blacknall second, 19-08; Marcus Stephens third, 19-08; Lawrence Parham fifth, 19-04

110 High Hurdles—Blacknall fourth, 18.21

200-Meter Dash—Travis Brown third, 23.16

Shot Put—Reshard Sumblin fifth, 36-11; Brown sixth, 36-05

300-Meter Hurdles—Alson Cromwell fifth, 55.54; Emmanuel Ricks sixth, 59.79

High Jump—Keonte Flythe fourth, 5-08

1600-Meter Run—Nathan Jones fourth, 6:17.39; Quentin Lowe fifth, 6:17.81

100-Meter Dash—Latrell Lane fourth, 11.53; Sumblin fifth, 11.58

400-Meter Run—Ricks fourth, 58.83; Clinton Smith fifth, 59.81

800-Meter Run—Shane Walker sixth, 2:51.10