Jones Wins Northern Region High Jump Title

Junior leads South Lakes boys to second-place finish at indoor track regionals.

Rashaan Jones won the boys high jump with a jump of 6-foot-8 at Saturday's Northern Region Indoor Track and Field Meet at George Mason University.

Jones, a junior, has jumped 7-0, believed to be the top height in the country, several times this season. The meet record is 6-10. Jones also finished third in the long jump and fourth in the triple jump.

As a team, the South Lakes boys finished second to Westfield. The girls were sixth.

Other top finishers for the Seahawks:

Danielle Hall, third, girls long jump (17.07-25)

Sumiya Yates, third, girls shot put (36.06)

Girls 4 x 800 relay, fifth (9:55.49) - Grace Gillen, Augusta Durham, Devin Nieusma, Molly Clough

Boys 4x800 relay, fifth (8:18.97) - Michael McHugh, Sawyer Ballard, Nick Tucker, Jacob Grundahl

Aya Abdelhalim, second, girls 55-meter hurdles (8.51)

Armando Drain, second, boys 55-meter hurdles (7.87)

Girls 4x200 relay, third (1:48.35) - Naimah Coleman, Kristin Tran, Aya Abdelhalim, Danielle Hale

Boys 4x200 relay fifth (1:33.84) - Connor Metcalf, Brian Brinson, Corey Gilmore, Zac Parker

Armando Drain, fifth, boys 500-meter dash (1:07.79)

Girls 4x400 relay, third (4:10.45) - Grace Gillen, Haley Vaughn, Claire Neiusma, Kyannah Calhoun

Boys 4x400, third (3:28.23) - Ian Angara, Corey Gilmore, Jacob Grundahl, Armando Drain

Top finishers move on to the VHSL AAA state championship meet Feb. 24-25 in Hampton.

For complete meet results, click here.


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