Competing on the first day of the Region 7-AAAA tournament in Dalton, the Cedartown High School track and field teams had several athletes enjoy a banner day.
The Lady Bulldogs had two members of their team win first place at region while several others placed high in preliminary rounds. The Bulldogs had a member of their team finish second at region with several others having standout performances in their preliminary rounds.
For the Lady Bulldogs, Adrianna Pegueros won the region discus throw by launching the discus 105 feet and five inches. Arkeria Boozer was also a region winner, winning the long jump event by leaping 17 feet, 2.5 inches.
Madison Blazer finished ninth in the long jump, jumping 14 feet.
In preliminary action, the Lady Bulldogs 4x100 ‘A’ meter relay team seeded first with a time of 51.74 seconds. Members of that team are Sydney Blackmon, Kiersten Pace, Courtney Vines and Boozer.
Cedartown’s ‘B’ team – consisting of Niedra Chubb, Shatira Spears, Brinna Brown and Akea Price – placed sixth with a time of 53.14.
In the 400 meter dash, Blackmon seeded second in the preliminaries with a time of 1:04.48. Vines came in 10th with a time of 1:08.89.
Boozer was fourth in the 100 meter dash preliminaries, finishing in 13.61 seconds.
In the 200 meter dash preliminaries, Boozer was second with a time of 27.75 seconds. Pace was sixth with a time of 28.55 seconds.
For the Bulldogs, Jeremy Chubb placed second in region in the triple jump, jumping 43 feet, eight inches. He also placed third in the high jump, leaping six feet. Israel Battle placed eighth in the shot put, throwing it 40 feet, one inch.
In the preliminaries, the Bulldogs 4x100 meter relay team – made up of Israel Battle, Jeremy Chubb, Nick Chubb and Darien Hargrove – seeded fourth with a time of 43.81 seconds.
Hargrove was ninth in the 400 meter dash preliminaries, finishing in 55.20 seconds.
Nick Chubb was first in the 100 meter dash preliminaries with a time of 11.33 seconds and he seeded second in the 200 meter dash with a finishing time of 23.05 seconds.
The Region 7-AAAA tournament is scheduled to finish Friday, if the weather permits.