Woodard Makes School History With First Place Finish In State Competition
The Water Valley Blue Devils and Lady Devils Track Teams did well in the State Track Meet on Saturday in Jackson.
V.V. Woodard was the State Champion in Shot Put. She is the first girl to win the State Shot Put Title in Water Valley’s history.
In boy’s competition, J.J. Woodard finished second in shot put, and Cortellis McGee came in third in the pole vault. “This was our second year to compete in the pole vault category and Cortellis is the first Blue Devil to make it to the State Meet and to finish in the top three” said Coach Murray Dixon.
All three of these track members received medals.
Other Blue Devils who placed in the State Meet were: the 4×2-meter relay team, D. C. Logan, Corey Carr, Eric Buckley, and Laquinton Horton, 4th; 400-meter dash, Laquinton Horon, 5th; and 300-meter hurdle, Tavis Toles, 5th.
“Thanks to all Blue Devil Track Members for a good year,” concluded Coach Dixon.