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South Granville track tops out


Destini Bland runs the first leg of the 4x200 m relay for the Vikings.  C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

Destini Bland runs the first leg of the 4×200 m relay for the Vikings. C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

GREENSBORO — The South Granville track and field program flourished this season, with the women’s team having its best performance at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2A Championship on May 20.
South Granville’s 4 x 200m relay team finished in second place in the state with a 1:46.76 time.
The first place Farmville Central runners finished just seconds ahead of South Granville with a 1:45.88 time. 
Members of the 4 x 200m relay team are senior Destini Bland, sophomore Serenity Jordan, junior Tania Brandon, freshman Alayah Flowers, and alternate Kayala Savage. 
Flowers added to her medal count with a fourth place finish in the 100m dash. Winning time was 12.04 seconds. Flowers ran the event in 12.69 seconds.
Flowers finished seventh in the 200m Dash and Jordan placed 15th in the event.
Mia Bess, a junior for the Lady Vikings, placed 12th in the 400m Dash.
South Granville finished in seventh place in the 4 x 100m relay. Bland, Brandon, Jordan and Flowers ran in the event.
J.F. Webb’s 4 x 200m relay team finished in 16th place. Sakiyah Edmonds, Terri Sanford, Sajohnna Alston and Faith Hunt ran for the Lady Warriors.
Jaylah Jefferson finished in fifth place in the triple jump. Jefferson recorded a 34-06.50.
Sydnie Morgan from Granville Central placed 14th in the 2A shot put. 
On the boys side of the ledger, Lane Prochaska finished in third place in the 1600 meter run for Granville Central. He also finished in seventh place in the 3200 meter run.
Granville Central’s 4 x 100m relay team finished in 14th place. Ryan Johnson, Johnny Estes, Jared Reed and Trent Harrington ran for the Panthers.
Ikeem Hunt from Webb finished in sixth place in the high jump and Jared Reed from Granville Central finished in 13th place.
Willie Satterfield finished in 13th place in the shot put for Granville Central and in 15th place in the discus throw.
Nehemiah Hunter finished in 12th place in the discus throw for South Granville.
The South Granville womens team tied for 12th place in the 2A team rankings.



Serenity Jordan hands off the baton to Tania Brandon in the 4x200m relay.  C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

Serenity Jordan hands off the baton to Tania Brandon in the 4x200m relay. C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

Alayah Flowers, center, shown here competing in the 100m finals. Flowers ran in the 4x200m relay for South Granville.  C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

Alayah Flowers, center, shown here competing in the 100m finals. Flowers ran in the 4x200m relay for South Granville. C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

Mia Bess, right, finishes in 12th place in the 400m dash in the 2A division.  C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

Mia Bess, right, finishes in 12th place in the 400m dash in the 2A division. C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

Jaylah Jefferson takes strides in the triple jump for South Granville. Jefferson finished in fifth place in the 2A competition.  C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

Jaylah Jefferson takes strides in the triple jump for South Granville. Jefferson finished in fifth place in the 2A competition. C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

Nehemiah Hunter throws the discus for the Vikings. Hunter finished in 12th place in the 2A discus throw.  C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

Nehemiah Hunter throws the discus for the Vikings. Hunter finished in 12th place in the 2A discus throw. C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

South Granville, second from left, finished second state finals in the 2A 4x200 meter relay in Greensboro on May 20. Destini Bland, Sereninity Jordan, Tania Brandon and Alayah Flowers ran the race for the Lady Vikings.  C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo

South Granville, second from left, finished second state finals in the 2A 4×200 meter relay in Greensboro on May 20. Destini Bland, Sereninity Jordan, Tania Brandon and Alayah Flowers ran the race for the Lady Vikings. C. Efrem Daniel | Contributed photo