Track and Field

Warhill, Bruton score high marks in state Track and Field finals

Warhill, Bruton score high marks in state Track and Field finals

The track and field teams at Bruton and Warhill began the year with new coaches and smaller and younger squads than others in the region. In the end, it didn’t matter as both returned from their respective state championships with three state titles between them.

The Bruton Panthers’ new coach Justin Roberts, himself a former Bruton track star, had a goal of taking the raw talent and youth of the team and building a strong foundation for this year and the future.

Bruton sent 18 track and field athletes to the VHSL Group 2A state outdoor championships at East Rockingham High School over the weekend, and eight of them came back with top-three finishes, including two state...