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App State Track And Field Teams Compete At Chanticleer Challenge
Dylan Blankenship won in the 400-meter hurdles.
photo courtesy of Appalachian State Athletics

App State Track and Field Teams Compete at Chanticleer Challenge

App State women’s track & field won two events at the Chanticleer Challenge on Saturday.

Celia Agee continued her strong outdoor season with a first-place finish in the pole vault. Agee cleared 11-9.75 (3.60m) to win the event by nearly a foot.

Madison McCoy also posted a victory on the day, capturing the discus with a toss of 137-10 (42.01m). McCoy also was second in the shot put with a toss of 148-11 (45.39m).

In the 4×100-meter relay, Jelonnie Smith, Samara Gibson, Taylor Smith and LaBria King teamed up for a second-place finish in 46.71 seconds. Ani Judd, Djamila Petersen, Maya Hanks and Nevaeh Haddock teamed up to finish third with a time of 47.35 seconds.

Jelonnie Smith also posted a second-place finish in the 400-meter dash with a time of 58.11 seconds.

In the 3,000-meter run, Reilly Caldwell was second in 10:26.87 and Madison Christy was right behind in third place with a time of 10:31.48.

Maya Hanks was second in the triple jump with a mark of 40-4.75 (12.31m) and Kayla Carson cleared 5-3.00 (1.60m) to finish second in the high jump.

The Mountaineers placed two in the top three in the 800-meter run. Jasmine Donohue was second with a time of 2:18.32 and Bianca Copeman placed third in 2:23.35.

Hassani Burris was third in the long jump, covering a PR distance of 16-11.50 (5.17m).