Buchholz's Ourada captures regional title in discus


Published: Friday, April 25, 2014 at 11:24 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, April 25, 2014 at 11:24 a.m.

Buchholz senior Sierra Ourada captured the discus title at Thursday’s Region 1-4A track and field meet at Flagler Palm Coast in Bunnell. She was the lone Bobcat regional champion, winning with a throw of 122 feet, 2 inches.

The only other Buchholz athlete to qualify for the state meet was junior Laron James, who finished third in the triple jump (45-0.50). The Bobcat girls finished seventh out of 32 teams with 31 points while the boys placed 21st out of 31 schools with 12 points.

The state 4A meet is May 3 at University of North Florida in Jacksonville.

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