Edwards, Greene win region titles

Published 11:51 am Friday, May 25, 2012

WEST POINT—Windsor’s Josh Edwards won the high jump and Malcolm Greene won the long jump during Thursday’s Region A Track and Field Championships at West Point High School.

Edwards jumped 6 foot and Greene made a leap of 21-01.5 inches to qualify for the State Championships at Radford University on June 2.

For Franklin, freshman Marcus Stephens took second in the 100-meter dash with an 11.2 time. He also anchored for the 4X100-meter relay team, which improved its time to 43.89 for a third-place finish. Travis Brown, Latrell Lane and Reshard Sumblin also were on the team.

The Windsor boys placed fifth in the meet out of 17 teams and the Lady Dukes eighth out of 15 teams. The Franklin boys placed 12th.

The following also qualified for the state meet.


100-Meter Dash—Vonquisha Turner (W) fifth 13.18

200-Meter Dash—Turner fourth, 27.44

300-Meter Hurdles—Ciara Clark (W) fifth, 54.62

4×100-Meter Relay—Windsor fifth, 4:57

Long Jump—Jordan Jones (W) fourth, 15-01.50

Triple Jump—Jones sixth, 30-02



4×400-Meter Relay—Windsor third, 3:40.47

Long Jump—Javonte Blacknall (F) third 20-06.5

Triple Jump—Azjmele Mitchell (W) second, 39-07; Malcolm Greene (W) fourth, 41-00.50

Shot Put—Essedric Shearin (W) sixth, 42-02.00