Fork Union wins Prep League outdoor track title

Fork Union’s track and field team needed every point it could muster Saturday in the Prep League championships at Norfolk Academy, edging runner-up St. Christopher’s 132 to 128.

 

Fork Union’s Ebruba Etta had a big day with wins in the 100 and 200 and Reynold Walbrook also took home a pair of championships with wins in the 110 and 300 hurdles.

 

The Blue Devils’ 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams each posted runner-up finishes.

 

Logan Justice won the 400 and took third in the 200 while Julian Yescas was third in the 800 and second in the 1600. Blaine Marrs took second in the 3200.

 

Will Stupalsky scored points a variety of ways. He took second in the 110 hurdles, third in the 300 hurdles and third in the long and triple jumps.

 

St. Christopher’s strong second place effort got a big boost from several event wins. The Saints’ 4×800 squad won while Christian Sherod won the high jump and Ian Smith won the 800. Elby Omohundro won the triple jump and placed second behind Sherod in the high jump while Frank Royal won the long jump. Harrison Rice also grabbed the top spot in the pole vault.

 

Woodberry Forest finished third as a team led by three runner-up finishes by Terrell Jana, who placed second in the 100, 200 and long jump. Jana also ran a leg of the squad’s champion 4×100 team along with Bebe Olaniyan, Jameel Wilson and Khalid Thomas. James Carrington was second in the 800 and Dequece Carter was the triple jump runner-up.

 

Trinity Episcopal took fourth place overall with Nick Jean registering a big chunk of the points with wins in the 1600 and 3200. The Titans’ Trevor Taylor won the discus while Will Howard took second in the 300 hurdles.

 

Collegiate finished fifth with Jess Speight’s shot put win and a title in the 4×400 highlighting the Cougars’ day.

 

Norfolk Academy’s Petey Decker took third in the 1600 and the 4×800 squad for the Bulldogs finished as the runner-up.

 

STAB’s Jayden Nixon finished third in the 100.