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Ellwood Christian track team off to fast start

The Ellwood Christian Academy track team participated in two meets over the last several weeks.

At the LSU Governor’s Games in Baton Rouge on Feb. 29, Malachi Walker finished first in the high jump and fourth in the 800-meter dash for the 17-18-year-old boys division.

Rashni Walker won the 60 meter hurdles, finished second in the 60-meter dash, 400-meter dash and third in the 200 meter dash for the 17-18-year-old girls division.

Josiah Walker was second in the 60-meter hurdles and third in the shot put for the 13-14 year old division.

Ciara Perkins was fourth in the shot put for the 9-10 year-old girls division.

At the Paul W. Bryant High School on March 7, Rashni Walker took first place in he 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles, 400 meter dash and second in the 100-meter dash.

Malachi Walker was first in the 300-meter hurdles,  high jump and fourth in the 400-meter dash and 800 meter dash.