Sylacauga track and field shines at state meet

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Aggies traditionally have a great track and field program. 2022 was no different.

Over the weekend the Aggies competed in the 2022 Alabama Track and Field Championships, and came home with hardware.

Sylacauga junior Tavares “Bill” Lauderdale set a new school record in the 400 meter dash with a time of 49.36. Lauderdale finished 3rd in the state.

Junior Bryant Waters finished 4th in the state in javelin with a distance of 158-feet 4-inches.

The boys 4×400 relay team came up with an impressive 3rd place finish. The team consists of Jeremy Odem, Antionne Borden, Bill Lauderdale and Jayden Jackson. The team timed in at 3:30.54.

Sylacauga track is lead by head coaches Derrick Crawford and Nitha Storey, and assistant coaches Loretta Player and Brannon Cockerham.