Scottsboro Boys and Lawrence County Girls Win Class 4A/5A Track Titles

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT) – The Scottsboro boys won their fourth Class 4A/5A indoor track title in the past five years this weekend, while the Lawrence County girls won their first.

As for the Scottsboro individuals, Maddox Hamm won the pole vault, becoming the first athlete to clear 17 feet in the history of indoor competition. Evan Hill set a new state record in the 1600 meter race with a time of 4:21.47, while also winning the 3200 meter.

The Lawrence County girls won the 4×800 relay and rookie Katie Mae Coan won the 1600 meter and 3200 meter races.

Many other Tennessee Valley athletes have also won individual state titles:

Lexi Foshee, Westminster Christian: 400 meter run

Arabic: 4×400 meters girls relay

Libby Chance, Arabic: pole vault

Bobby Gray, Sparkman: shot put

Adam Taylor, Priceville: 800 meter run

Gabe Norton, Arabic: long jump and triple jump

Royce Baucom, Guntersville: shot put

Jayshon Ridgle, Athens: 60 meters hurdles

Layla Hanvy, Decatur Heritage: High Jump

Genie McGhee, Decatur Heritage: triple jump


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