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The James Clemens Jr. High track team won both the boys and girls divisions of the North Alabama Jr. High Championships in the recent season-ending competition. This was the fifth title in the last eight years for the Jr. High Jets. Photo- Drew Bell- James Clemens High

James Clemens/Liberty Jr. High Track Champs

MADISON- For the fifth time in its eight years of existence, the James Clemens Jr. High track team has won the North Alabama Jr. High Track Championships winning both the boys and girls divisions.

“The boys squad continued to show why they are one of the top teams in the nation as they tripled and almost quadrupled the second place team’s score,” said Drew Bell, head coach of the James Clemens track program, which includes the student-athletes in seventh through ninth grades from Liberty Middle School. “Our squad went undefeated this season while beating 75 teams.”

The final team scores in boys were 1. James Clemens 191, 2. Bob Jones 49, 3. Madison Academy 45, and 13. Sparkman 6. In girls, the scores were 1. James Clemens 114, 3. Bob Jones 50, and 11. Sparkman 19.

Overall at the North Alabama Championships, James Clemens won 29 medals including 13 gold, nine silver and seven bronze. The boys were led by Dylan Dryer, who claimed three gold medals winning both the 800 and 1600-meter races and anchored the winning 4×400 relay. Dryer is currently ranked the No. 2 distance runner in America. The Jets also swept the top three medal spots in both the long jump and hurdles.

In girls, Kayla Willett won gold medals in both the 800 and 1600-meter races and Jazmin Grigsby took gold in the shot put and a silver in the discus.

The final results featuring the four local schools included:

Boys- 100-meter- 1. DeEljon Williams, James Clemens, 11.73, 2. Benjamin Thomason, James Clemens, 11.75, 3. Demeriss Carroll, Madison Academy, 11.77; 200m- 1. Justin Johnson, James Clemens, 24.07, 2. C.J. Weaver, Madison Academy, 24.12; 400m- 1. C.J. Weaver, Madison Academy, 51.98, 2. Justin Johnson, James Clemens, 53.32, 3. Isaac Pollard, James Clemens, 53.39; 800m- 1. Dylan Dryer, James Clemens, 2:01.28, 2. John Luke Stovall, James Clemens, 2:02.93, 3. Owen Crow, Bob Jones, 2:08.46; 1600m- 1. Dylan Dryer, James Clemens, 4:37.21, 3. Owen Crow, Bob Jones, 4:38.41; 110m hurdles- 1. Michael Ross, James Clemens, 15.65, 2. Ezion Rolingson, James Clemens, 15.67, 3. Isaac Pollard, James Clemens, 16.17; 4×100- 2. Bob Jones, 46.55, 3. Madison Academy, 47.31; 4×400- 1. James Clemens, 3:42.38, 2. Bob Jones, 3:54.21; high jump- 2. Lucas Downing, James Clemens, 5-04; pole vault- 1. Austin Abney, James Clemens, 10-06, 3. Michael Ross, James Clemens, 8-06; long jump- 1. Benjamin Thomason, James Clemens, 20-03.50, 2. Isaac Pollard, James Clemens, 19-07.00, 3. Michael Ross, James Clemens, 19-04.00; shot put- 2. Darrell Howard, Bob Jones, 43-04.50; discus- 1. Jaylen Hosea, Madison Academy, 134-05.

Girls- 100m- 3. Zaria Parker, James Clemens, 13.23; 200m- 2. Sloan Williams, Bob Jones, 27.74; 400m- 2. Jamya Griffin, Sparkman, 1:03.98; 800m- 1. Kayla Willett, James Clemens, 2:28.37, 3. Ebba Detulleo, Bob Jones, 2:31.58; 1600m- 1. Kayla Willett, James Clemens, 5:30.54; 100m hurdles- 1. Riana Wilford, James Clemens, 16.65; 4×100 relay- 2. Bob Jones, 53.89; 4×400 relay- 1. Bob Jones, 4:35.14, 2. Sparkman, 4:37.96; high jump- 2. Chloe Morse, James Clemens, 4-08, 3. Ashlyn Diehl, James Clemens, 4-08. long jump- 2. Reynna Mayers, James Clemens, 15-11; shot put- 1. Jazmin Grigsby, James Clemens, 38-08.00, 2. Dariana Juarez-Walls, 33-08.75; discus- 2. Jazmin Grigsby, James Clemens, 68-00, 3. Dariana Juarz-Walls, James Clemens, 66-04.

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