Lafayette, Jamestown fare well in weekend track and field competitions

Lafayette recorded several top-five finishes Friday and Saturday in the high school portion of the Colonial Relays at William and Mary.

Konrad Steck was second in the mile race for the Rams and Cory Alston also finished second in the long jump.

Select results

Girls

100, 4. Kasia Blake 12.87; 400, 4. Camille Hairston, 1:03.14; 800, 3. Serenity Chavez, 2:23.24; 1-mile, 5. Brooke Crookston, 5:24.92.

Boys

100, 4. Rashawn Smith, 11.32; 1-mile; 2. Konrad Steck 4:18.72; long jump, 2. Cory Alston 16 feet, 4 inches. ...

The highlight for Jamestown Friday and Saturday at the Christopher Newport University Captain's Classic was Jordan Willis' first place in the long jump (22 feet, 2 inches) to help the Eagles' boys finish six in their division.

Willis was also second in the 400 (49.06) and 200 (22.19).

Jordan Turner was third (11.04) in the 100 meters for Jamestown and Rylan Flint was fourth (10:06.84) in the 3,200.

And John Agnew, Randall Armbruster, James Kimbrough, and Rem Yates ran 8:38.39 to give the 4x8 team a second-place finish. ...

Walsingham Academy's track and field teams traveled to a Charles City track and field meet last week to compete in a field of 20 teams. 

Walsingham's girls team took second place with 97.25 points behind Thomas Dale High with 110.75. points. 

Meadowbrook High was third with 78.5 points.

Walsingham was led by the 4x800 team of Khatiana Perez, Frankie Riggs, Catherine Schumacher and Clare Kinney, which finished first in 10:48. Frankie Riggs also took a first in the 1600 in 5:51. Clare Kinney took second in the 800, Hannah Pickering finished second in the 3200 and Chelsea Marcombe took second in the discus. 

The 4x100 relay team of Cammie Mann, Leyjah Hamrick, Carolyn Schumacher, and Sarah Benson and the 4x400 relay team of Cammie Mann, Kielie Curran, Carolyn Schumacher, and Sarah Benson both took thirds. Carolyn Schumacher was third in the 100, and Grace Vidlak took third in the 3200.

Walsingham's boys team finished 15th overall and were led by Tredell Blow in fifth in the high jump, Holden Kearns taking sixth in the shot, and the 4x800 relay team of Cody Carpenter, Peyton Marshall, Jake Lobash and Cavan Sullivan in eighth.

Alumni

Former local high school girls basketball standout Keyana Brown is transferring out of the Old Dominion women's basketball program.

Her father, Williamsburg Christian Academy boys basketball coach Chris Brown, said his daughter has not decided where she will transfer but added that she has Division I, II and III opportunties. Brown, a 5-foot-11 guard, averaged 4.3 points for the Lady Monarchs (17-14) and started one game this season, after averaging 7.3 points and starting 11 games as a sophomore.

"She wasn't happy overall with different aspects," Chris Brown said of his daughter's decision. "She wants to go somewhere and play in the NCAA tournament."

Keyana Brown made the all-state team four times during her high school career at Williamsburg Christian Academy, leading the Eagles to the Division III state title in 2012, when she earned State Player of the Year honors. She averaged 20.4 points in leading Lafayette to Bay Rivers District and Conference 25 championships in 2014.

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