QHS has seven podium placers at 2023 Simsboro Relays

Ninth grader Nathan Harvey turned in a gold medal winning performance in the 110 meter hurdles highlighting Quitman High Schools showing at the 2023 Simsboro Tiger Relays Invitational track meet that was held on March 9th. 

The youthful Wolverine thinclads had seven boys and girls make podium appearances, finishing in either first, second or third place. Finishing in second place as 8th grader Kaleigh King in the girls 300 hurdles and Sebastian Guin in the shot put. Coming in third was Emma Carter in the high jump, Geoffrey Maxwell in the 100 meters. Also finishing as bronze medalists were the boys and girls 4×200 meter relay teams consisting of Harvey, Maxwell, Jayden Harts and Jamall Johnson on the boys team and girls Zuwynesha Johnson, Emayshia Wiley, Maddie Giddens and Bethany Leach. 

With 14 north Louisiana schools representing the entire gamut of classifications (5A – C) on hand, the Wolverines gained points in 16 events overall, with both the boys and girls teams scoring in 8 events apiece. 

Quitman High School Point Scorers

Boy events

Nathan Harvey (1st place – 300 Hurdles, 4th place – 110 hurdles)
Sebastian Guin (2nd place – Shot Put)
Geoffrey Maxwell (3rd place – 100 meters)
Nicholas Kliebert (4th place – High Jump)
4×100 Relay Team (4th place)
Asher Shultz (5th place – Javelin)
Taylor Huddleston (5th place – 1600 meters)
4×400 Relay Team (6th place)

Girls events

Kaleigh King (2nd place – 300 hurdles)
Emma Carter ( 3rd place – High Jump)
4×200 Relay Team (3rd place) 
4×100 Relay Team (4th place)
4×400 Relay Team (5th place)
Lily Kate Odom (5th place – Triple Jump)
Emayshia Wiley (5th place – 200 meters)
Emayshia Wiley (6th place – 100 meters)

Cedar Creek Junior High Track Meet

Jonesboro-Hodge Middle School (JHMS) and the Junior High teams from Quitman and Weston High Schools were among 14 schools that participated in the Cedar Creek Jr. High Track Meet on March 7th. Twenty five area thinclads, broken down as 16 from QJH, 10 from JHMS and 9 from WJH, scored points by placing 1st thru 6th in the track and field events.  

First Place Finishers:
LaKayla McGuire – JHMS (Long Jump)
2400 Meter Relay Team – JHMS
Kaleight King – QJH (100 meter hurdles)

Second place finishers:
Hallay Taylor – QJH (Long Jump)
Lanie Cheatwood – QJH (Shot Put)
Sanaa Tatum – JHMS (100 Meter Dash)
Derryn Osborne – JHMS (Triple Jump)
Ja’Quincy Bryant – WJH (200 Meter Dash)

Third place finishers:
Jaden Johnson – WJH (100 Meter Hurdles)
Keeley Davis – WJH (100 Meter Hurdles)
Carmon Livingston – JHMS (100 Meter Dash)
Carmon Livingston – JHMS (200 Meter Dash)

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