The Lady Lions Track team had 3 key departures from last season as Courtney Franklin, Shaviana Oliver (a key member of the 4×100 team), and Ivy Mcdonald (7th best long jumper at Dekalb County meet )all graduated:
Courtney Franklin: Finished 4th in the county and 7th in the state in the 300m Hurdles with a time of 45.89. She was also a member of the 4×100 team that qualified for the state meet and the 4×400 team.
The key returners are Ayanna Dennis, Kayla Hunt, and Taleeba Martin:
Sr. Taleebah Martin: should be the best 300m hurdler in the county and possibly the state. She runs it in about 45 seconds. She finished 2nd at the county meet last year and 5th at the state meet. She’ll also be returning on this years 4×400 team.
So. Kayla Hunt: finished 4th in the county in the 100m as a freshmen, with a time of 12.41. She runs the 200m in 25.6 and is also a part of last years 4×100 team that qualified for state.
Jr. Ayanna Dennis: runs the 400m in 58.0, and is on the 4×400 and 4×100 relay teams. She also competes in the 300m hurdles.
Young athletes to watch:
So. Jali Green
Fr. Lauren Euler
Fr. Geryeon Peay