Cole, Jolly, Rockett take first place at Woodland Inv.


The Wildcat boys and girls track teams hosted the Woodland Invitational Friday and Saturday.

The Woodland boys placed fifth while the girls placed sixth out of the 12 teams that competed.

Cartersville also attended the meet and the girls placed ninth while the boys placed 12th.

The standout on the day for Cartersville was Bree Cole. Cole placed first in the girls 1600-meter run with a time of 5:31.82. She also placed second in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:28.85. In addition to her individual results, Cole was part of the sixth-place 4x400-meter relay team.

The Woodland boys had two first-place finishes as well. Thomas Jolly won the pole vault with a height of 12 feet. Julian Rockett also took first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:00.76. In addition to his top-3 finish in the 800, Rockett placed fifth in the 1600-meter run. Jolly and Rockett also teamed up along with Kevin Miller and Trevor Knowles to take third in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:29.38.

As an individual, Miller placed seventh in the triple jump, fifth in the 400-meter dash and 10th in the 300-meter hurdles. Knowles had a strong meet as well, placing third in the high jump with a height of 6 feet, 2 inches. Jarvis James had one of the Woodland boys’ five top-3 finishes as he placed second in the long jump with a distance of 21 feet, 4.25 inches. James also placed fifth in the high jump.

For the Lady Wildcats, Lindsay Scifers had the highest finish of the meet as she came in second in the 3200-meter run. Scifers also placed sixth in the 1600. Avery Mayweather was another Lady Wildcat to earn her team points as she came in third in the shot put with a distance of 30 feet, 5.5 inches.

Also placing third for the Woodland girls was Skylar Chappell in the discuss with a distance of 86 feet, 6 inches. Chappell added to her strong performance with a fifth-place finish in the shot put. Mikayla Richards also came in the third in the high jump with a height of 4 feet, 8 inches.