CHS track and field participants compete in state qualifier
Fifteen Clover High School boys’ and girls’ track and field participants competed in Saturday’s all-day state qualifier.
“Even though none moved on to the final state meet, also getting rained on and sunburnt, they represented Clover High School very well,” said Blue Eagle head track and field coach Jeremy Smith.
“Congratulations to our athletes on a season well done,” he said.
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Clover long-distance runner Ben Clark finished No.13 in the state in the 1600m run. The 4-by-400 relay team placed No. 18 in the state and Tenchi Her finished at No. 20 statewide in the 400m run.
Lady Cougars represented in qualifier meet
David Griffin, head girls’ track coach at York Comprehensive High School, lauded the team’s participation in Saturday’s state qualifier meet.
“We were represented in the 4-by-100-meter relay, the 100-meter hurdles and pole vault, as well as the shot put and discus,” said Griffin.
Griffin said the York team had new personal records of 51.8 seconds in the 4-by-100, 18.9 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles and a 9-foot, 6-inch pole vault.
However, “it was not quite enough to make the final eight for the state meet,” Griffin said. “Congratulations to all the girls for a memorable season.”
Clover High all girls basketball camp to be June 15-18
The Clover Lady Blue Eagles’ second annual all girls basketball camp will be 5 to 7:30 p.m. June 15 to 18 at Clover High School.
The girls’ basketball staff will direct the camp, with instruction by the Lady Blue Eagle coaching staff, players and former players.
Registration before the event is recommended. Final registration will be at 4:30 p.m. June 15.
The camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game, to include dribbling, footwork, shooting, defense and ball handling.
Send applications to: All Girls Basketball Camp, attention: Shakkia Walker, 1625 S.C. 55 East, Clover, S. C. 29710.
YCHS spring sports awards set for May 18
The York Comprehensive High School spring sports awards ceremony will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 18, athletic director Steve Boyd said.
The ceremony, which recognizes more student-athletes than any high school sports season, will be in the YCHS auditorium. “We encourage the community to come out and support our spring sports participants,” Boyd said.