Boys Varsity Indoor Track, Girls Varsity Indoor Track · Titan Indoor Track fared well at State Meet


The GCHS Indoor Track team competed at the State Meet on Friday and Saturday at the Crossplex in Birmingham.  They didn’t get the trophy but they preformed extremely well. Here are the results!
Jeremiah Watts finished 7th in 400 and 10th in high jump. Jakari Embry finished 5th in 60m hurdles, Boys 4×2 finished 7th, Girls 4×4 finished 10 with Carly Tolleson, Kyla Price, Millie Ryan, and Emani Morgan. Somara Butcher finished 8th in shot put. Boys 4×4 finished 4th with Jeremiah Watts, Jason Clark, Jakari Embry, and JC Woods.
Here below is the article courtesy of The Messenger:  https://gadsdenmessenger.com/2020/02/10/locals-compete-at-state-indoor-meet/

Although no local student-athletes took home a medal, there were several top 10 performances at the AHSAA state indoor track and field meet on Feb. 7-8 at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
One local runner and one relay team finished just shy of a bronze medal. Ashville’s Wyatt Knight came in fourth place in the Class 4A/5A boys 3200-meter run with a time of 10:24.85. The Gadsden City boys 4×400-meter relay team of Jeremiah Watts, Jason Clark, Jakari Embry, and JC Woods finished fourth at 3:32.05.
Gadsden City’s Jakari Embry’s time of 8.59 in the 7A boys 60-meter hurdles was good enough for fifth place, while teammate Jeremiah Watts placed seventh in the 7A boys 400-meter dash 7A
With a time of 51.46. Watts also came in 10th place in the 7A boys high jump with a leap of 6-00.
The Ashville girls 4A/5A 4×800-meter relay team of Emma Drinkard, Emma Thompson, Callie Stewart and Kathleen McCarthy combined for a sixth place showing of 10:55.45.
The Gadsden City boys 7A 4×200-meter relay team finished seventh with a time of 1:33.93.
Two local girls posted eighth-place finishes – Gadsden City’s Somara Butcher in the 7A shot put
(31-11.50) and Ashville’s Taylor Knight in the 4A/5A 1600-meter run (5:49.32). Knight also came in ninth in the 4A/5A 3200-meter run (12:35.93).
The Gadsden City girls 7A 4×400-meter relay team of Carly Tolleson, Kyla Price, Millie Ryan and Emani Morgan came in 10th place with a time of 4:23.85.
Finishing just outside the top 10 was Westbrook Christian’s Asher Curp, who came in 11th in the 1A-3A boys 3200-meter run (10:58.33).