The Lady Spartans opened the season at the Chapel Hill All Comers Meet in Douglasville on Saturday. The team competed against four other teams and showed some flashes of greatness throughout the meet. Hannah Cooper (12.58) and Janiyah Riley (13.24) took 1st and 2nd in the 100m. Kayla Barkley placed 7th in the 100m. Alexis Lay (1:02.21) and Lailah Williams (1:06.60) placed 2nd and 4th respectively, in the 400m. Jocelyn Young took 1st in the 800m with a time of 2:45.52. Kayla Tolbert (48.85) and Kinah Conn (53.52) finished 1 and 2 in the 300H.
The team competed in two relays which were the 4x100m and 4x200m relays and they did not disappoint. In the 4x100m the “A” team finished 1st with a time of 48.90, while the “B” team finished 3rd at 53.66. On to the 4x200m, where the “A” relay team (Saran Kouyeth, Hannah Cooper, Sa’mya Holloman-Lewis, and Kayla Tolbert) would set a new school record with a time of 1:42.24 while placing 1st. The “B” relay team finished 3rd with a time of 1:51.37. Next meet for the girls will be the Zaxby’s Archer Invitational on February 22nd and 23rd.