Selma High co-hosts River Region meet
Selma High and Wetumpka hosted the River Region Track Invitational on Friday at Memorial Stadium.
The Saints and Ellwood Christian Academy (ECA) each had individual winners and several top five finishes.
Selma’s Broderick Tripp won the Boys’ shotput with a winning throw of 41 feet, 10 inches. Tripp also finished third in the discus with a throw of 104-10.
In top five team events, Selma finished fifth in the Boys’ 4X800-meter relay.
Rahni Walker of ECA won the girls’ 100 meter hurdles with a first-place time of 15.76. Walker finished second in the 300-meter run and third in both the long jump and girls’ 400-meter dash events.
ECA had two standout performers.
ECA’s Malachi Walker was second in the 300-meter run, third in the 400-meter run and fourth in the high jump.
Wetumpka swept both the boys and girls championships. The Selma boys finished ninth overall.
The track meet was sanctioned by the Alabama High School Activities Association (AHSAA).
West Alabama schools from Francis Marion, Demopolis, R.C. Hatch were among those who competed.
Schools from Montgomery, Mobile and Prattville also competed.
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