The James Clemens Track Team has now finished in the top five teams at the State Track Meet for four years in a row.
Saturday’s meet was high lighted by the Lady Jets breaking two all time state records from all classifications:
Zuri Falkner, who signed scholarship to do track at Southern Misssisssippi, broke an 35 year old ALL Classification record in the Discus with a throw of 140-8.
James Clemens 4X400 team broke the ALL Classification State record of 3:52 set by Central Phenix in 2005, with an amazing 3:48.65 (Each girl avg 57 seconds in the 400m). 4X400m Team members:
Uriah James; Ashlee Osaji; Rachel Seeley; and Vada Samuels (signed track scholarship with Samford)
The girls dominated the 400m placing three girls in the top 6 and the Triple Jump placing three girls.
Ashlee Osaji brought home 3 medals and a state record from the State Meet.
Vada Samuels brought home 2 medals from the State Meet and a state record..
Zuri Falkner brought home 2 medals from the State Meet and a state record.
Shataeya Ligon brought home 1 medal from the State Meet.
Uriah James brought home 1 medal and a state record from the State Meet.
Women – 7A – Team Rankings
1) Hoover 125
2) Auburn 94.50
3) McGill-Toolen 80
4) James Clemens High School 78
5) Thompson 64
6) Hewitt-Trussville 43
7) Mountain Brook 41
8) Smiths Station 39
9) Oak Mountain 27
10) Sparkman 21
10) Central-Phenix City 21
12) Spain Park 17
13) Bob Jones 16
14) Fairhope 13
15) Baker 6.50
16) Gadsden City 6
17) Grissom 4
17) Huntsville 4
17) Davidson 4
The James Clemens team set two ALL Classification state meet records; set four school records; won 10 All-State medals and had 19 scoring performances.