Cardinals and Wolverines compete in eight-school meet

Published 8:30 pm Monday, April 17, 2017

Landrum’s Grace Furman is always at or near the front of any distance race she runs. Furman is shown as part of the Landrum 4×800-meter relay team that finished first.

Landrum’s Jayden Suddeth is shown winning one of the men’s 100-meter dash heats in Thursday’s eight-school track and field meet at Landrum High School. Overall, Suddeth, a sophomore, placed seventh.

Landrum’s Miccoa Price gives it his all in the long-jump competition. Price placed fifth overall, to help Landrum’s men take first place, with Polk County placing second. In women’s competition, it was Polk first, and Landrum second. The Cardinals will compete in the April 19 and 20 Spartanburg County Championships at Broome high School. On April 26 and 27, they compete in the Region One, 2A championship meet at Landrum (starting time is 5 p.m. each day). On May 6, they’ll compete in the Upper State 2A qualifier in Columbia, and on May 13, qualifiers will compete in the state championships at Spring Valley High School.

Appropriately, in an eight-school track and field meet hosted by Landrum High School on Thursday, April 13, the Cardinals and Polk County’s Wolverines finished one-two in both the men’s and women’s events, with the Cardinal men taking first, and the Polk women taking first. Here is Landrum’s Clay Knight, a member of the winning 4×800-meter relay team that placed first.

Polk County’s Jaymes Wingo is shown here in the long jump, at the same meet where he also won one heat in the men’s 100-meter dash. At a multi-school meet at Landrum on Thursday, April 13, athletes from Polk, Landrum, Greer Middle College, Spartanburg Christian Academy, Blacksburg, Chesnee, Carolina Homeschool and Liberty competed. In men’s action, Landrum and Polk placed first and second, respectively.

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