CLASS 2A STATE TRACK AND FIELD MEET

Suwannee's Boss, Eastside's Bullock capture state titles


Suwannee junior Logan Boss became the school's first female state champion in track and field since 1987 when she won the high jump event at Saturday's Class 2A state meet in Jacksonville.

Brett Le Blanc/Correspondent/File
Published: Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 1:02 a.m.

JACKSONVILLE — Suwannee junior Logan Boss and Eastside sophomore Shadayz Bullock stole the show at the Class 2A FHSAA track and field championships at Hodges Stadium at the University of North Florida.

Boss became the first female from Suwannee to win a state title in track and field since 1987 when she won the high jump with a leap of 5 foot, 6 inches, edging Courtney Prengaman of Wesley Chapel and Emily Gauvey of Anclote. Boss placed seventh in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 45.32, and also competed in the triple jump and 100 hurdles.

Bullock captured Eastside's first individual state title since 2009 when she won the girls shot put with a toss of 42-11.75. Her only threat came from Dunbar's Johnetta Williams, who finished with 42-7.75.

Fort White's only entree, senior Sitia Martinez, placed fourth in the 300 hurdles (44.23) and also came in ninth in the 100 (12.24).

Bradford's Samantha Cook came in fifth in the shot put (37-00.50) and 14th in the discus with a toss of 85-07.

In the boys, Eastside's Carsten Thue-Bludworth came in sixth-place in the 1600 with a time of 4:24.72.

Santa Fe had two athletes place at state in seniors Darrell Powell and Damian Johnson.

Johnson took sixth in the boys shot put (51-6) while Powell finished seventh in the boys triple jump (44-8.50).

Suwannee boys' 4x100 relay team of Justine Martin, Kyle Stebbins, Randy Waddy and Denzel Washington finished ninth with a time of 43.53.

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